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  • Oct. 27, 1954: Mike McLaughlin, center, a junior at North Side High School, explains the operation of voting machines to Mrs. William F. Walt, as her husband listens in. Students from all three public high schools have been assisting officials of the Fort Wayne Teachers' Association in conducting voting procedure classes at the high schools. (Journal Gazette file)

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Oct. 27, 1954: Voting procedure instruction

COREY MCMAKEN | The Journal Gazette

In the fall of 1954, Students from Fort Wayne's public high schools were assisting officials in the Fort Wayne Teachers' Association in conducting voting procedure classes at the high schools.

Here, William F. Walt and his wife get a lesson from North Side High School junior Mike McLaughlin.