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John Yates - Allegany High

John Yates - Allegany High Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


This is a photograph of the Allegany High School Basketball Team, circa 1967.

Front Row, Left to Right: Coach Jim Thompson, Jeff Williams, Tom Green, Corky Hickle, Kevin Sellers.
Back Row, Left to Right: Carl Cecil, John Lange, Richard Stover, Gary Rymer, John Martin, Jim Walton, John Jesse "Perkey" Yates (Class of 1967). Additional information on Perkey Yates is located elsewhere on this website.

In 1973, and after some years of inactivity, John "Perkey" Yates was among those who reformed the Allegany County branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. The organization remains locally active to this day.


Photograph from the Cumberland Times-News


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Allegany County, Maryland

African Americans, History; Allegany County (Md.), History.

Allegany County (Md.), 1890-2008

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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