September 09, 2020
The Maysville Fee on Human Rights has made its remaining choice of these figures who will probably be included on a mural deliberate as a tribute to African People and their contributions to the group.
A retaining wall on Fourth Street on the finish of Plum Street in Maysville would be the website for the mural. Kelcie Johnson has been chosen because the artist for the undertaking.
Included amongst these whose likeness will probably be added to the wall are:
Professor William Houston Humphrey — Educator and the primary principal of John G. Payment Industrial Excessive College.
Ida M. Ross — Educator and the driving drive behind the constructing of a one-room college home for African-American kids in Minerva in 1925.
Florence Okay. Morton Norman — Civic chief and president of the Nationwide Council of Negro Girls.
Theodore M. Berry Sr.— Civic and political chief and Cincinnati’s first African American mayor in 1972.
Amo Peters — Civic chief, civil rights activist, healthcare chief, first black nurse at Hayswood Hospital.
Ethel Foley — Educator, civic chief:, served on the Board of Regents of Morehead State College for a four-year time period starting in 1980.
William “Doc” Perry — Signal painter/graphic artist, enterprise proprietor.
Frances Perry Corridor— Social companies chief, named to 2 statewide job forces: one on homemaker coverage and the opposite on coverage for the safety of kids.
Charlton Fields — Educator. In 1940, he was listed in a bunch of African-American academics in Mason County at Notable Kentucky African American Database.
John Fields — Educator, instructor and coach at Payment Excessive College, boys basketball group was state runner-up in 1952.
E.M. Clement — Educator: Coach of Payment Excessive College women basketball group state champions in 1933 and 1934.
Arthur Tipton — Civic chief, served on the Maysville Housing Fee till appointed to the Metropolis of Maysville Board of Commissioners in 1967.
Joseph W. “Sapp” Humphrey — Enterprise proprietor, owned Joe’s Barbershop on 4th Street for over 30 years.
Dave Ross — Enterprise proprietor and proprietor of solely African American funeral residence in Maysville.
Jerry Gore — Educator, historian, he was additionally a founding member of the Nationwide Underground Railroad Museum, Inc. and founding father of the Freedom Time Firm and the Kentucky Underground Railroad Affiliation.
George Jones – Carpenter and painter
Cathy Lofton – Instructor and volunteer
Pat Moore – Civic chief, regional corridor of fame basketball participant from his years at Maysville Excessive College who shared his data of the sport to the good thing about younger folks by way of the group of summer time basketball leagues.
Dr. Robert French – First African-American dentist in Maysville.
Gwendolyn French – Instructor at Rosenwald College and Director of Meals Companies at Mason County Colleges
Ron Rice – Veteran, police officer, first African-American police chief in Maysville.
Lyda Lewis — Entertainer, first African American homecoming queen at Morehead State College, or any Kentucky school, first African-American Miss Kentucky (1973), third African American to compete in Miss America Pageant.
The Brickhouse Band – Musicians, entertainers, carried out from the late 1970s into the early 1980s comprised of the Lewis household.
The fee can be looking for classic pictures of black-owned companies, faculties, and different iconic locations. These may be posted on the fee’s Fb web page or emailed to Metropolis Clerk Lisa Dunbar at firstname.lastname@example.org.