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Photograph of a High Jump

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Photograph at an unknown location of a man doing a high jump taken on May 22nd, 1909.

Photo of Paving Machine on East Hickory Street.

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Photograph of Paving Equipment on East Hickory Street at Warren. "Paving work halted in late December, 1909 when snow blanketed East Hickory Street at Warren Street. Travel on the frozen ground in winter in those days was much better than the…

Photographs of the Illinois Traction System Shops Building Exterior

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Photographs of the exterior of the Illinois Traction System shops in Decatur IL taken in 1909 and 1910. The shops were located at 1800 E. Garfield Ave. and were purchased by Parke Properties, Inc. in January of 1956 to be used as a warehouse.

Photograph of Illinois Central R. R. Postcards

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Photographs of Illinois Central R. R. postcards located in Decatur IL. Postmarked 1909.

Photograph of 464 W. Prairie Ave.

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Photograph of 464 W. Prairie Ave. In 1909 this was the home of William Traver. It has remained the Traver family home since then. In 1955 it was occupied by Mrs. Dorothy Traver McCormick, granddaughter of William Traver.

Photograph of No. 3 Millikin Place

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Photograph of No. 3 Millikin Place. This house was built by W.J. Grady in 1909 and 1910.

Photo of House on 334 W. Main Street

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Photograph of House on 334 W. Main Street, Decatur, IL.., residence of Lycurgus L. Bobblett, 1909, city directory.

Photograph of 800 W. McKinley

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Photograph of 800 W. McKinley. This house was built in 1909 by Hue Singleton, restaurant owner. His wife and her second husband, Samuel Finger lived there for many years. In 1941 it was owned by Mrs. Della F. Smull. In 1952 it was bought from the…

Photograph of 1295 W. Main St.

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Photograph of 1295 W. Main St. This house was built by Honore M. Owen in 1908 and 1909. It was willed to his son Honore M., Jr. in 1950. The 1954 city directory lists Robert H. Morris as living there.