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    • Jack Mann

    • African Americans; Muncie Central High School (Muncie, Ind.)--Basketball; Muncie Central High School Bearcats (Basketball team); Basketball players
    • The first African American basketball star at Muncie Central High School. Instrumental in helping the school win the coveted Indiana High School championship trophy in 1931. He later became a well respected member of the Muncie Police Dept.
    • Hurley Goodall and school board members

    • Muncie (Ind.). School Board; School board members; School boards
    • Muncie Community Schools Board of Education swearing in ceremony. First black member elected to the Muncie School Board. Seated left to right, J. Richard Marshall, Jack Peckinpaugh (Board President), Sam Reed. Standing left to right, Hurley...
    • Hurley Goodall and school board members

    • Muncie (Ind.). School Board; School board members; School boards
    • Muncie Community Schools Board of Education swearing in ceremony. First black member elected to the Muncie School Board. Seated left to right, J. Richard Marshall, Jack Peckinpaugh (Board President), Sam Reed. Standing clef to right, Hurley...
    • Donald E. Jones

    • African Americans
    • Vice President of Tellabs, North American Sales of Chicago. A native of Muncie, grew up in Whitely. Graduated Muncie Central in 1967. Graduated Purdue University 1971. Returned at invitation of Black Males to talk to youth at Madison Student...
    • Joint Old-Timers basketball team

    • African Americans; Basketball teams; Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Muncie, Ind.); Trinity United Methodist Church (Muncie, Ind.)
    • Combined members of the Bethel A. M. E. and Trinity United Methodist churches came together to form this basketball team. Many black churches sponsored teams in the 1950's and 1960's.; Front, left to right: Harvey Thomas, Cliff Donegan, Roy C....
    • Mary Ferguson

    • African Americans
    • A prominent resident of Muncie's Whitely Community. She worked youth in the community and her husband became one of the First black officers on the Muncie Police Dept.
    • Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church

    • Churches; Church buildings; Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Muncie, Ind.)
    • First African American church built in Muncie, organized in 1868. This structure and parsonage was built in 1914 on the original site. Was torn down in the early 1980's and current structure was built on the same site.
    • Muncie Ku Klux Klan

    • African Americans
    • A rally of the Muncie members of the Ku Klux Klan. Reported that many prominent citizens and elected officials were members. Targets of their hate were African Americans, Jews, and Catholics.
    • John Blair

    • African Americans; Fire fighters
    • First black fireman hired by the town of Muncie, started work April 1, 1958 and retired on April 1, 1978. Blair was also a skilled carpenter and worked on many homes in the Muncie Community.
    • Reverand J. C. Williams

    • African Americans
    • Pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church. Rev. Williams was actively involved in the Civil Rights movement in Muncie during the 1950's and 1960's. First serious black candidate for Mayor of Muncie as "Poor People's Party Candidate"
    • Ray Armstrong

    • African Americans
    • First Black elected to public office in Muncie as 6th District City Council in 1951 election. Served in the 1930's as member of Muncie Police Dept. Owner of Ray's shoe repair shop for many years.
    • James Albert Johnson

    • African Americans; Muncie (Ind.). Common Council; City council members
    • First black elected to Muncie City Council in 1971, a four year term. He was reelected in 1975 and served with 6th District Councilman Daniel Kelley, Jr. The only time in the city's history that two black councilmen served at the same time.

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