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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…

John Pistorius

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Photograph of John Pistorius, prominent farmer of Macon County, IL. (died 6/23/1910). John Pistorius lived in Boody, IL. He at one time owned 1400 acres of the best Macon County land which he divided among his children. He came here from Germany in…

William H. Piatt

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Photograph of William H. Piatt's 89th birthday dinner held at Briar Crest, large group of men in the photo. Photo taken Oct 24, 1905. For story see microfilm of the Decatur Review, Oct 24, 1905.

Rev. Mathias S. "Ticey" Kaufman

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Photograph of Rev. Mathias S. "Ticey" Kaufman. He was originally from Decatur, and worked as a clerk at W.E. Crissey's bookstore in 1865. He was known in Decatur for his running and jumping ability, and was a veteran of the Civil War. He was also…

Smith Mill in 1905

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Photograph of Smith Mill in 1905

Smith Mill in 1905

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Photograph of Smith Mill in 1905.