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Guide to the Lester A. Johnson Collection, 1918-1961
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Lester A. Johnson Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1918-1961
    Box Number: 1635
    Creator: Johnson, Lester A., b. 1891
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



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    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Lester A. Johnson Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Johnson, Lester A., b. 1891.
    World War, 1914-1918--Naval operations.
    World War, 1939-1945.


    Clippings, diary, correspondence, photographs, unemployment booklet, deeds, receipts, greeting cards, promisory notes.


    Born Dec. 3, 1891, Lester Johnson was City Clerk in Arcata, California, from May 1926 through 1933. Later he worked at the George Averell Men's Furnishing Firm and served as clerk of the Eureka Draft Board. He was a member of the American Legion and served in the Navy during World War I.


    • Anderson, Fred W.
    • Ashby, Lawson
    • Averill, Mrs. G. W.
    • Boice, Rae D.
    • California. Dept. of Veterans Affairs
    • Cox, Gordon
    • Diffibaugh, Lawrence
    • Martin, Frank
    • Noftz, Cleo
    • Preston, Elvan F.
    • Robinson, Harold
    • Vojtek, Bob