Browse Items (14 total)

  • Tags: 1906

Photo of House on 304 W. Wood Street

HO218-304_W_Wood002.jpg
Photograph of House on 304 W. Wood Street. In 1906 the city directory listed this as the hoe of Dorvil Brooks.

Photograph of 1305 W. Main St.

HO336-1305_W_Main_St-11-27-1910_026.jpg
Photograph of 1305 W. Main St. This house was built by Joseph M. Brownback in 1906 or 1907. In 1937 it was bought by Robert H. Mueller, Jr. who sold it in May 1946 to the Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority of Millikin University.

Photograph of 560 Powers Lane

HO279-Houses_560_Powers_Lane_5-2-1971_409.jpg
Photograph of 560 Powers Lane. This house was built by Frank Shlaudeman in 1906 and 1907. The city directories list it as being owned by George Conover from 1918 to 1921 and by Frank J. Parr from 1921 to 1925 when it was acquired by C.C. LeForgee.…

Photograph of the 1200 Block at N. Jasper and Grand

HO53-1200_BLK_N_JASPER_ST, C1900S.jpg
Photograph of the house at the 1200 block of N. Jasper and Grand Ave. This house was built by D.B. Foster in 1906. It was a combined department store, apartments, and residence. The 1954 city directory lists that address as 1260 N. Jasper, occupied…

Photos of High Ice Cream Factory

BS128-HIGH_ICE_CREAM_FACTORY-1, C1906.jpg
Photograph of the people working at High Ice Cream Factory at 1247 N. Main Street, Decatur, IL. Photograph of Ice Cream Vending at the High Ice Cream Factory at 1247 N. Main St., Decatur, IL.

Photo of the Cudahay Ice Plant

BS101-CUDAHAY_ICE_PLANT, 2-25-1906.jpg
Photograph of the interior of the storage area of the Cudahay Ice Plant which the 1906 City Directory listed at the southeast corner of 7th and the Wabash R. R. Photo ran in the Review, 2/25/1906. (Men are moving blocks of ice around the building.)

John A. Keck

BIO198-KECK_JOHN_A, 2-25-1906.jpg
Photograph of John A. Keck (d. 8/7/1928). He was the proprietor of the Keck Cigar Box Factory. He was a printer for Kimball and Lindsay Co. and Mueller Manufacturing Co. He was also a cabinet maker for Decatur Furniture Co. Keck went into business…

Judge William Corwin Johns

BIO191-JOHNS_JUDGE_WILLIAM_CORWIN, 7-31-1906.jpg
Photograph of Judge William Corwin Johns (d. 6/25/1914). He came to Decatur in 1849, and attended Decatur schools. He served in the Civil War, and attended Lombard University and the University of Michigan. Johns studied law in the law office of…

"Immortal J.N." Free

BIO160-Free_Jacob_Newman-Immortal_JN.jpg
Photograph of "Immortal J.N." (Jacob Newman) Free (d. 6/27/1906). Free was a wanderer who traveled throughout the United States for 50 years by riding for free on every railroad, and staying in hotels at their expense. He was considered harmlessly…

Emilie, Fred, Willie, and Edwin Parwolski (Boltz Family #4)

BIO57-Boltz_Emilie_Parwolski_Fred_family_1906.tif
Two photographs of the Parwolski family. The first is of Emilie (Boltz) Parwolski, Fred Parwolski, and their two sons, Willie and Edwin. The second is of Fred and one of the sons by the back door. Both were taken in 1906 in Decatur, IL .