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800 Camp Street Neighborhood (Indianapolis, IN)

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The Camp Street neighborhood became predominately African American in the 20th Century. In 1910, most of those who lived on Camp Street were from Kentucky. The residents included Kentucky natives such as 23-year old widow Susan Neely and her 16-year old brother Arthur, who was a tailor. The Neely siblings are included in the 1910 U.S. Federal Census. Their mother was born in Louisiana. Another resident was Anna Poole, a 53 year old  domestic worker who was also a widow. Others from Kentucky were the Huston Walker family, Amanda Patterson, Mary A. Horney, Hewey Sanders, Samuel and Mattie Bates, Frank and Rebecca Hallback, Lucien Kinslow, David F. White, Simon Grimes and his daughter Beatrice, Robert D. and Leana Lenord, John C. Alexander, and Sarah Hardon [source: 1910 Federal Census]. For more see Ransom Place Archaeology, IUPUI Archaeology Field School; the historical research was conducted by Dr. Susan Sutton's [ssutton@iupui.edu] Spring 2000 Urban Anthropology Class. See IUPUI 2003 Archaeology Field School for information on African Americans from Kentucky who lived on Agnes Street, such as Edmund and Mary Moore.

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“800 Camp Street Neighborhood (Indianapolis, IN),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed November 18, 2017, http://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/849.

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