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Great Floral Clock

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This is a colorized glass negative of a great floral clock in front of an agricultural building at a fair. The photo was taken by Charles Wasson of International Stereograph Co. in Decatur, IL in 1905.

Festival Hall

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This is a glass negative of a festival hall in an unknown city. The photo was taken by Charles Wasson of Wasson Studios in Decatur, IL in 1905.

Photos of House on 919 W. William Street.

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Photographs of House on 919 W. William Street. "Built by T. T. Roberts in 1905. In 1924 it was sold to L. W. cook who sold it in 1944 to Walter Flora, Sr. In 1947 it was bought by Carroll W. Rogers. Photo ran Review 5/3/1905." Photographs of house on…

Photographs of 605 W. Prairie Ave.

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Photographs of 605 W. Prairie Ave. This house was built by Dr. L.P. Walbridge about 1905. It was bought from Dr. Walbridge by Mrs. Lillian Richards in 1922 and she sold it to Leonard G. Gray in 1927. In 1951 Paul Mitchell purchased it from the…

Photographs of 424 W. Prairie Ave.

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Photographs of the interior and exterior of 424 W. Prairie Ave. This house was built in 1905 by George C. Kinsman. It was bought by Miss Ella Race in 1912. In 1946 it was sold to Paul Swarm of the Swarm Insurance Agency.

Photograph of 126 W. North St.

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Photograph of 126 W. North St. This house was owned by Charles Wiefel in 1905. It was built several years before that time. In 1947 Dr. R.A. McBride remodeled it and had his office and ground floor suite there.

Photo of House on 117 N. Monroe Street

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Photograph of House on 117 N. Monroe Street, Decatur, IL. Built and designed by Mrs. Julius G. Badenhausen in 1905. It was then known as the Badenhausen Flats. It was sold to Mrs. O. t. Eddy in 1908. In 1954 it was known as the Monroe Apartments.…

Photographs of Captain David L. Allen's Second Home

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Photographs of Captain David L. Allen's home on the south bank of the Sangamon River. It was unusual in structure because of its octagonal tower and for years it was a landmark of Macon county. It was torn down about 1905 and is was the site of…

Photograph from the Decatur Milling Company Fire

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Photograph from the Decatur Milling Company Fire on November 25, 1905. The company was located at the southwest corner of E. Main and Broadway. The fire destroyed the entire plant which was incorporated in 1888. Previously it had been known as the…

Photo of Rev. Horace Reed

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Photograph of Rev. Horace Reed; (died 11/15/1914). Methodist minister who at the time of death was one of the oldest in the Methodist conference. He came to the pastorate of the First Methodist Church in Decatur in 1874 and remained 2 years. He…