Memory bank: Voter rally

Indianapolis Mayor William Hudnut participated in a march for Operation Big Vote, a coalition of labor and social groups created to increase voter registration among minority groups. Hudnut spoke at the rally along with the Rev. Thomas Brown and Julia Carson, a state senator who would later become the first woman and the first Black to represent Indianapolis in Congress.

Sources: Indiana Historical Society, Encyclopedia of Indianapolis

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

Please enable JavaScript to view this content.

Story Continues Below

Editor's note: You can comment on IBJ stories by signing in to your IBJ account. If you have not registered, please sign up for a free account now. Please note our updated comment policy that will govern how comments are moderated.

{{ articles_remaining }}
Free {{ article_text }} Remaining
{{ articles_remaining }}
Free {{ article_text }} Remaining Article limit resets on
{{ count_down }}