Charles Lockhart (African-American history interviews)

Springfield native Charles Lockhart, Jr. played in the Feitshans High School band and in the Colored Municipal Band.

schs-logo-22He was a member of the Navy Band while in the service.  In an interview for the Springfield African-American History Foundation series, he discusses working for Allis-Chalmers and then joining the Springfield Police Department as its only uniformed black officer in June of 1951.

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