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Photo of John A. (Jack) Coughlin

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WWII - Herald and Review Library; Coughlin, John A. (Jack), 6/24/1942. Article on back of photo: "Corp. John A. Coughlin, 221, S. Taylor Ave., was one of 21 soldiers surviving the June 15 sinking of the medium-sized American freighter off the east…

"A Coming Eve

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WWI - "A Coming Eve" float with hanging effigy of Kaiser Wilhelm in the Red Cross parade, May 1918.

"Army Boy"

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Photograph of H. Roberts. Photo is labeled "Army Boy" on the back.

"Homecoming of A-Co. 124 Machine Gun Co."

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WWI - Float in Homecoming Parade of A Co. 124 Machine Gun Battalion for Heroic Dead. pg. 54. c.1918

"Just Me"

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Photograph of Mabel Grubbs labeled "Just Me" on the back.

"Saving Wood"

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Photograph of Edna sitting on a wood pile. Photo labeled "Saving Wood" in photo album. Back of photo: "Don't I look industrious on this wood pile? I didn't saw it however! This was taken in a timber west of our place. This is the size picture my…

"The Loyal Mothers of A. Co. 124 Machine Gun Co., Jan. 30th 1918"

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WWI - Loyal mothers of A. Co. 124 machine gun battalion, 1/30/1918. See Mothers of A. Company pg. 1.

"Women, Uncle Sam Wants To Know What You Can Do"

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Billboard in Central Park advertising a registration day for women of Decatur to sign up for the Decatur unit of the Women's Committee, Council of National Defense during WWI. c. 1917

1582 N. Main St., Decatur, IL

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Photograph of 1582 N. Main St. in Decatur, IL

1906 Ebel's Decatur City Directory

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This is the 1906 Ebel's Decatur City Directory.