Speaker at Elm Street park

Speaker at Elm Street park
Six men stand by home plate of the baseball field at the opening of Elm Street park. Date from negative sleeve.
May 06, 1953
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12cm x 10cm
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East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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Coleman Ruffin Jan 25 2013

This is the dedication and opening ceremony of Elm Street Little League Park. The announcer is Richard “Dick” Evans and the forth from the left is my father, A. C. “Bits” Ruffin..

Jan 03 2013

 Second from right not Howard Hodges!

Lester Z. Brown Jan 13 2011

In Elm Street Park photo-left unk, then Bill Whebee, Gene West, A. C. Ruffin, Wesley Harvey, John A. Collins, Sr.

Mary Wesley Harvey Jan 13 2011

The gentleman in the middle is former Mayor S. Eugene West. My Daddy, Charles Wesley Harvey is the 2nd man to his right and to his right is Roger (I think) Collins. These three men were all City Council members during this time.

Entered by Admin Sep 28 2009

Bill Whedbee second from the left.

Candace Pearce Mar 15 2009

Howard Hodges is second from right.

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