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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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Photographs of Golfer Eleanor Barnes

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Photographs of golfer Eleanor Barnes sporting the golf dress style taken July 27th, 1913.

Photographs of the Sangamon River at the Waterworks.

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Photographs of the Sangamon River at the Waterworks. One taken shortly after September 1913 during construction of the filter plant at the Waterworks.

Photographs of 275 Park Place

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Photographs of 275 Park Place. This house was built by William J. Huff about 1913. Later acquired by A.M. Kenney. In January of 1930 it was sold by Mrs. Kenney to W. Lindley Huff, son of builder, William J. Huff.

Photograph from the Leon & Morris Fire

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Photograph from the September 15, 1913 fire that occurred at the Leon & Morris Implement store on E Wood St. The fire did an estimate of $5,000 worth of damage.

Photographs from the American Hominy Company Fire

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Photographs from the fire at the American Hominy Company formerly the Suffern & Hunt Mill, located at N. Union and the Wabash R.R. The fire started in the third story at 12:45 in the morning on November 27, 1913. Fire Chief Devore ordered out the…

Photograph of John G. Seeforth

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Photograph of John G. Seeforth. Member of the first Volunteer Firemen in Decatur.

Photograph of Reverend W. L. Staub

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Photograph of Rev. W. L. Staub. Former pastor Westminster Presbyterian church in Decatur, 1908-1912. First pastor of this church after its organization October 1908. Left Decatur for pastorate in Duluth, Minnesota. (Information from clips- no other…