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Photo of Macon County, IL. Draftees Standing on Courthouse Steps.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Macon County, IL. Draftees; Article on back of photo; "Among the Macon county men who were to leave Decatur early on terminal Railway cars for Peoria and examaination for induction, were these men from the county…

Photo of Macon County, IL. African American Draftees Standing on Courthouse Steps.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of African American Draftees; Article on back of photo; "These Negro selectees were scheduled to leave Decatur early this morning for Peoria where they will take physical examinations for induction into the U. S.…

Photo of Five African American Draftees Standing in Front of the Courthouse Steps.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Five Draftees; Article on back of photo; "Five selectees, Negroes, were scheduled to leave here at 7:20 a.m. today on an Illinois Terminal car to report at Peoria for examination preliminary to induction into army…

David Frahlman

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Photograph of David Frahlman skateboarding down Spangler Dr. The photo was taken by Doug Gauman from the Herald and Review, and ran in the Decatur Herald and Review on April 1, 1967.

Miss Lelah Foster

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Photograph of Miss Lelah Foster (d. 11/13/1942), the County Recorder from 1920 to 1932. Foster was one of the first women in the nation to serve in an elective office, and the first in Macon County. She was active in the state Republican Women's…

Budd Florey

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Photograph of Budd Florey (d. 7/25/1916). Florey was a tinner by trade, and a member of Greer and Florey, who had a tin shop on N. Main St. next to the Arcade Hotel. The shop was destroyed in the Decatur Hotel and Arcade hotel fire, and the firm…

John R. Fitzgerald

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Photograph of John R. Fitzgerald (d. 1/30/1952). He was a Decatur attorney and outstanding criminal lawyer. Fitzgerald was a member of the Decatur Bar Association, United States Association, charter member of the Knights of Columbus Decatur Chapter…

J.A. Fisher and Family

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Photograph of J.A. Fisher and family. The group is standing in front of a house in Decatur, IL