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Photo of Suffern-Hunt Mill

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Photograph of the Suffern-Hunt Mill, Union St. at Wabash Railroad. Sold to American Hominy Co. 1905, sold to Edward Evans 10/3/1924, sold to Decatur Milling Co. 10/26/1924. Photo taken in 1919.

Photos of Spencer-Kellogg Buildings and Workers

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Photograph BS239: Spencer Kellogg and Sons Building. Photo BS240: Building complex c. 1939. Photo BS241: Men working on top of the grain storage silos. Photo BS242: Aerial view of the Spencer-Kellogg Mill. Photo BS243: Men watching construction on…

Photos of Shellabarger Mills

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Photograph BS231: Grain Storage Building with cars and trucks parked nearby. Photo BS232: Worker bagging flour. Photo BS233: Workers bagging soy flour. Photo BS234: Shellabarger Buildings.

Photos of Frank M. Pratt and Pratt Cereal Mill

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Photograph of Frank M. Pratt, Pratt Cereal Mill. Photo BS221: of A. E. Staley Mfg. Co. Buildings. Photo made about 1901 when it was the Pratt Cereal Mill, which was purchased by A. E. Staley in 1909. Photo BS222: Pratt Cereal Mill. The Pratt Cereal…

Photos Decatur Soy Products

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Photograph Decatur Soy Products Building, photo from Decatur Business; 977.358A pg 65. Photograph of man running a grain bagging machine. Photo from Decatur Business; 977.358A, pg 65.

Photos of Decatur Cereal Mill Co.

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Photograph BS92: of Decatur Cereal Co. Photo unused 12/18/1907. Located corner West Eldorado and Van Dyke Streets. Destroyed by fire in 1909. Photo: BS91 Decatur Cereal Co. Office corner W. Eldorado and Van Dyke. Photo BS93: Decatur Cereal Mill,…

Photos of Leader Iron Works

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Photograph of Leader Iron Works, photo by George Baker of Decatur. Ran in the Review, 11/19/1911. Plant located at 2100 block N. Jasper St., Decatur, IL.. Photograph of Leader Iron Works Interior, photo ran in the Review 11/19/1905. Photograph of…

Photos of Decatur Malleable Iron Co.

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Photograph of Decatur Malleable Iron Co. located at 1530 E. Curtis in what was known as the Chamber of Commerce addition. Photo ran Dec 31, 1916. Photo of employees homes, photo ran Sept. 1916.

Annual Reports 1947-1951

Decatur Public Library Board of Trustees annual reports from 1947-1951.