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Student Research Groups

All videos were made in HIST 200-01, Spring 2023

Muncie's Female Glassworkers     

KJ Amerpohl           Jake Bickel               Caleb Elliott               Koree Wilson


Ida Rickman     

Haylee Drake           Paige Litkenhous             Clay Stambaugh          Madison Yike


Mrs. Mattie McGuire 

Noah Cullen         Luke Fields             Ashleigh O'Brien            Roc Ricker


Memories of Indigenous Muncie   

Matt Atchley      Isaiah Kimp         Jackson Phenis      Cheyenne Southmayd


Edith Love     

Isaac Hunter         Fallon Mitchell         Ryan Nattress          Aubrey Volckmann


Madre de Juan Lizarraga     

Niccolò Bevilacqua             Gavin Fisher         Navin Pace


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

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

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