Information & Photos Sought for 4th Street Mural

The Maysville Commission on Human Rights is seeking additional biographical information and/or photographs of nominees to the 4th Street Mural honoring black leadership in the community. The Commission has not made final choices on inclusion of individuals in the mural yet, and that final decision will depend on have adequate biographical information and at least one image of the person.

Information is being sought for:

  • L.V. Moffitt – Principal of first black high school in Maysville. Needed: Birth/death dates, additional information, photo;
  • Florence K. Morton Norman – Civic leader. Photo needed;
  • Charlton Fields – Educator. Needed: Birth/death dates, additional information, photo;
  • John Fields – Educator, coach. Needed: Birth/death dates, additional information, photo;
  • Miss E.M. Clement – Educator, coach. Needed: Birth/death dates, additional information, photo;
  • Joseph William Humphrey – Educator. Needed: Additional information, photo;
  • John French – Needed: Birth/death dates, additional information, photo;
  • Frances Perry Hall – Social services leader: Needed: Birth/death dates, additional information, photo;
  • Arthur Tipton – Civic leader. Needed: Birth/death dates, additional information, photo;
  • Oliver Wendell Whyte – Needed: Birth/death dates, additional information, photo;
  • Ethel Foley – Educator, civic leader. Needed: photo.

We must have photographs in order for the artist to have a reference, and the Human Rights Commission’s vote may depend on the biographical information they have to work with.

The next meeting of the Maysville Commission on Human Rights will be at 5:15 p.m., Wednesday, May 27. Please have this information and photographs to the City Clerk prior to that meeting. If you have information/photos, please email copies to the City Clerk at lrdunbar@maysvilleky.net.