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Norris and Johnson Wedding

Norris and Johnson Wedding


Ora Lean Norris and Harvey Johnson at their June 2002 wedding in Grand Rapids. Ora Lean wears a turquoise dress with beading and holds a red rose. Harvey wears a suit with a dark shirt. Behind them can be seen celebratory balloons.


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TitleNorris and Johnson Wedding
FormatPhotograph, 3 X 5 in.

Title by cataloger. Harvey Johnson and Ora Lean Norris were neighbors in Gulfport, Mississippi, and Harvey's mother is listed as midwife on Ora Lean's birth certificate. Forty-seven years later Harvey and Ora Lean met again through a chance phone call and were married in June of 2002 in Grand Raids, Michigan. See their 1955 high school prom photo under the subject heading, Gulfport, Mississippi. Scanned at the Black History Month Celebration, Feb. 18, 2007, at the Grand Rapids Public Library

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
CollectionHarvery and Ora Lean Johnson

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