This Project Was Made Possible By

Student Research Groups

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

Isabelle Prince Leon    

Kari Klem           Brenna Large               Alexis Slocum            Genevieve McClure


Belle Kelley    

Ethan Bravo       MJ Butcher      Hayden Fletcher      Giovanny Meneses     Grace Reynolds


Maria B. Woodworth-Etter

Payton Glesing         Nikki Harmeyer             Jordan Sutton            Caleb Woolace


Grace Shoecraft Mabrey    

Drew Carney           Nolan Collins              Claire Matney         Michael Mitchell


Anna Augusta Truitt    

Gavin Farmer         Ryan Flaherty               Lyric Garringer          Leah Hembree


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

Sarah Allison Head of Archives User Engagement,

University Archives and Special Collections, Ball State University Libraries

Jordan Bratt Digital Scholarship Specialist, Ball State Libraries

Dr. Jennifer Mara DeSilva 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