This Project Was Made Possible By

Student Research Groups

All videos were made in HIST 200-02, Spring 2022

Julia Coleman    

Kathleen Donoho           Katrina Partlow               Samantha Kidder            Kayla Riddell


Genevieve Hanna    

Dave Flowers           Andrew Simmons             Becca Slevin          Jayson Thomas


Anna Oakley / Minnie Fisher

Magnus Alderman         Megan Halcomb             Luke Hinesley            Kaleb Wood


Hallie Shaffer    

Marianna Guerra-Uribe      Sophia Halfman         Halle Pressler      Samantha Tarapore


Maggie Morin and Belle Davidson    

Courtney Cherepski          Lucas Freeman          Mya Jenkins          Makenna Poindexter


The Sisters of St. Lawrence    

Kdin Alba             Grace Creamer         Griffin Hamilton


The project would also like to thank

Melissa Gentry Maps Collections Supervisor, Ball State Libraries

Sara McKinley Local History & Genealogy Supervisor, Muncie Public Library

Becky Marangelli Archives Specialist, University Archives and Special Collections, 

Ball State University Libraries

Cory Balkenbusch and Emily McGuire Department of History, Ball State University

Jordan Bratt Digital Scholarship Specialist, Ball State Libraries

Dr. Jennifer Mara DeSilva Associate Professor of History, Ball State University

Dr. Wendy Soltz Director of Public History Program, Assistant Professor of History,

Ball State University

Dr. James J. Connolly George and Frances Ball Distinguished Professor of History,

Director of the Center for Middletown Studies


The Muncie Public Library

The Delaware County Historical Society


University Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries