Memory Bank: A jovial meeting

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Then-Vice President George H.W. Bush meets with former Indianapolis Mayor William Hudnut, a Republican, former Deputy Mayor Joseph Slash and then Urban League President Sam Jones in the mayor’s conference room on June 20, 1983. Twenty other business, community and religious leaders were there. The vice president was in Indianapolis for a Republican gathering at the convention center and made time to meet with Indianapolis leaders.

Sources: Indianapolis Recorder, Indiana Historical Society

Credit: This photo is courtesy of the Indiana Historical Society and is part of the Indianapolis Recorder collection. More images available at

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