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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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Photograph of Mrs. Lillian Merrill

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Photograph of Mrs. Lillian Merrill; died May 12th, 1939. Dean of women at Millikin University for 19 years. She came to Millikin from Wooster, Ohio in 1912 and in addition to serving as dean of women she had charge of Aston Hall. She retired from…

Photograph of a Group of Swimmers

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Photograph of a group of wimmers during the summer in 1912.

Photos of Home on West Prairie Street, Decatur, IL.

Photograph of home at 215 West Prairie Street. Erected by A. T. Hill and torn down in 1925, taken March 1912. Photograph of home at 230 West Prairie Street. John R. Bradshaw home, known as the Bradshaw apartments. It was sold by H. Vincent Allen ,…

Photos of South Main Street, Decatur, IL.

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Photograph Decatur: "South Main Street before the Illinois Central subway was built. Road in foreground possibly Cleveland Ave. Looking northwest from the east side of the tracks. the old court house can be seen in the background. The Greenwood…

Photos of East Main Street, Decatur, IL.

Photograph of people and dog, 200 Block E. Main St. at Water St. The Millikin Bank is the building in the foreground, photo ran Review 4/3/1910. Photos of 432 E. Main St. taken in 1943 and 1934. Photos of Ford Garage E. Main and Franklin, taken 1927.…

Photograph of the Wabash R.R. St. Louis Bridge

Photograph of the Wabash R.R. St. Louis Bridge, taken December 1st, 1912. Caption: A crew of men with a steam engine has been working under the railroad track on this bridge most of the summer. It has been a curious sight to see an upright boiler…

Photographs of 890 W. William St.

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Photographs of 890 W. William St. This house was built by George E. Moeller in 1912. Around 1928 it was bought by John H. McEvoy who still lived there in 1954.

Photograph of 445 W. Prairie Ave.

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Photograph of 445 W. Prairie Ave. This apartment house was built by Edward Drobisch in 1912.