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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…

Photos of Manecke Cider Mill, 100 Block W. Harrison, Decatur, IL.

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Photograph of Manecke Cider Mill, 100 Block W. Harrison St. men, wagon and barrels; photo ran in the Review 9/24/1911. Photo Manecke Cider Mill, men and several wagons in photo which ran in the Review 9/24/1911.

Photo of old bureau owned by E. R. Culver

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Photograph of an old bureau, made about 1839, was owned by E. R. Culver of Decatur. It was probably the first piece of furniture every made by a white man on the site of Decatur. It was made by a friend of Culver's father, Watt Culver. Photo ran in…

Maywood Maxon

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Photograph of Maywood Maxon, (died Oct 10, 1945). He became employed for the Standard Oil Co. in Ohio in 1875. He worked his way up to traveling salesman and was transferred to Peoria in 1880. In December 1887 he was put in charge of the office and…

Albert Leach

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Photograph of Albert Leach. City Clerk for nearly 11 years. He resigned Dec 1, 1913 and went to California. He was employed in the Race Clothing Store 25 years. He was elected City Treasurer in 1901. In 1903 he was elected City Clerk and remained…

Albert Leach

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Photograph of Albert Leach, City clerk for nearly 11 years. He resigned Dec 1, 1913 and went to California. He was employed in the Race Clothing store 25 years. He was elected city treasurer in 1901. In 1903 he was elected city clerk and remained…

W.H. Grindol and Family

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Photograph of W.H. Grindol and his family. Top row (L-R): Walter Grindol, Mrs. Sophia Watt, Dr. James F. Reid, Mrs. Walter Grindol, Mrs. John F. Grindol. Second row (L-R): John F. Grindol, W.H. Grindol, Wilbur G. Watt, Mrs. W.H. Grindol, Mrs. Mae…

Charles H. Goodmiller

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Photograph of Charles H. Goodmiller (d. 10/28/1952). Goodmiller built the first grocery story and filling station at Wyckles Corner, and became known as the "Mayor of Wyckles Corner". At 16, he began working for the former Mills Lumber Co., and…

Jan De Graff

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Photograph of Jan De Graff, a prominent Decatur contractor in the early 1900s. He mainly worked as a general contractor who erected many of the foremost residences. This photo was taken by Vandeventer, and used in the Decatur Daily Review on…

Dr. James M. Baker

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Photograph of Dr. James M. Baker (d. 12/21/1929), a Decatur Physician since 1905. He was a candidate for commissioner and coroner in the November 1911 elections. Baker was active in the Elks Lodge. The photo was taken by Vandeventer, and ran in…