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Photograph of the Corner of Jackson and Eldorado

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Photograph of the house at the 400 block of E. Eldorado at the corner of Jackson St. It was built by George Haworth in 1881-1882. Haworth sold the property to Moses Stafford who sold it to St. Patrick's Catholic Church in 1891 to be used for a parish…

Photograph of Richard Evans, the First City Librarian

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Photograph of Richard Evans, married to Alice Glore; he was the First City Librarian starting in 1875 through 1881, when he unexpectedly died.

Photograph of Alice Glore Evans, the Second City Librarian

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Photograph of Alice Glore Evans, wife of Richard Evans who died in 1881. She was the second city librarian after her husband, Richard Evans, unexpectedly died.