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Technical Sgt. Alonzo B. Anderson, a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran, purchased this home in 1946.

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Master Sgt. James Blackstone, an African-American U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, purchased this home in 1946. Blackstone was a Tuskegee Airman and the chief mechanic for a crew that supplied items such as gloves, headsets, and…

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Wendell D. La Fleur, an African-American U.S. Army Air Corps veteran, purchased this home in 1946.

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Granville R. Miller, an African-American World War II veteran, purchased this home in 1946.

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Thomas S. Embry, an African-American World War II veteran, purchased this home in 1946.

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Cpl. Arthur L. Blackwell, an African-American U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II, purchased this home in 1947

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Charles R. Otey, an African-American World War II veteran, purchased this home in 1947.

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Sgt. Ardel Poindexter, an African-American TEC 5 in the U.S. Army during World War II, purchased this home in 1946.

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Joseph L. Harrell, an African-American World War II veteran, purchased this home in Hanford Village in 1946.

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Joel W. Travis, an African-American veteran of World War II from Tennessee, purchased this home in Hanford Village in 1946.

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When Interstate 70 came through Columbus in the 1960s, many homes in Hanford Village were eliminated. The remaining homes, wiith the exception of the few on Kent Street shown above, were cut off from the Hanford Village Park.

View of I-70 from…

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Sgt. George E. Cheaney, an Army Air Coprs veteran of World War II, purchased this home in 1946.

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Marker Text: Hanford Village was founded in the early 1900s just east of Columbus proper with its own mayor, police force, fire department, businesses, and park. After World War II, a subdivision of Hanford became a segregated community for returning…

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Henry Bolden, Jr., an African-American U.S. Army veteran who drove supply trucks in Belgium and France during World War II, purchased this home in Hanford Village in 1946 with help from the GI Bill.

lustron-pdf-factsheet.pdf
A 1950 letter to the editor from Lustron President Carl Strandlund. Includes facts and statistics about Lustron Homes.
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