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James F. Steele

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Photograph of James F. Steele; (born 9/21/1841; died 4/16/1921). Former town clerk of Decatur and one of the oldest members Dunham Post, 141, G.A.R., having served as post commander and adjutant. Civil War Veteran. Photo by VanDeventer's; ran in the…

Dr. Otis O. Stanley

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Photograph of Dr. Otis O. Stanley, prominent Decatur Physician. In 1901 he received his degree from the University of Illinois and during the next year worked as assistant in physiology at the university while working on his master's degree. He…

Mrs. J. K. Stafford

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Photograph of Mrs. J. K. Stafford' print from J. K. Stafford collection of negatives taken in the late 1890's and early 1900's which were in possession of Mr. and Mrs. Jack French of Cerro Gordo in 1954--recovered from Stafford attic in July 1953.

J. K. Stafford

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Photograph of J. K. Stafford, photo taken 3/7/1909; print from J. K. Stafford collection of negatives taken in the late 1890's and early 1900's which were in possession of Mr. and Mrs. Jack French of Cerro Gordo, IL. in 1954-- recovered from Stafford…

George A. Stadler and Judge W. C. Johns

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Photograph of George A. Stadler and fellow golfer ready to tee-off. George A. Stadler; (died 5/25/1935). Former Decatur mayor and prominent business man. He came to Decatur in 1890 and became a member of the firs, Young Bros. and Maris, wholesale…

Mrs. and Mrs. William Spangler

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Photography of Mr. and Mrs. William Spangler; Mrs. Spangler was born Agnes Nesbitt (born 1/29/1855; died 12/28/1939) William "Pat" Spangler; (born 10/24/1848; died 9/16/1938) married 9/25/1892; member of one of Macon Counties oldest families, son of…

William L. Smith

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Photograph of William L. Smith and family; (born 9/19/1835; died 4/10/1917) organized nationally famous Smith's Swiss Bell Ringers; first all American troupe formed in the U.S. in 1861, disbanded in 1892; organized what became known as the Goodman…

O. W. Lewis

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Photograph of O. W. Smith; Mayor of the City of Decatur, IL.