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Wabash Railroad Bill of Lading - Original - May 20, 1915

This is a straight bill of lading from the Wabash Railroad for Mr. Henry Hibbs dated May 20, 1915. It has been prepaid. Destination is Athens, IL, It is a box of glass weighing 110 lbs. It has been signed by Mr. Henry Hibbs. Conditions are described…

Newspaper announcement, J. B. Linthicum struck by train - Decatur Herald - August 30, 1915

This is the newspaper announcement and article for Mr. J. b. Linthicum who was struck by a train in Decatur IL on August 30, 1915 and later died of his injuries in St. Mary's Hospital. It list details of the accident, his background, and his family.

Chicago Peoria and St. Louis Railroad Freight Bill, July 12, 1915

This is a railroad freight bill dated July 12, 1915 for the Chicago Peoria and St. Louis Railroad for Mr. William Hibbs

Photographs of the Decatur Gun Club

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Various photographs of the Decatur gun club taken around 1915.

Photo of Houses on the 700 Block of E. Wood Street, house was known as Cassell's Castle

Photograph of House on 700 Block of E. Wood Street. This house, known as "Cassell's Castle" was built by Berry H. Cassell in 1887. It was at the corner of Webster and Wood Streets. It was destroyed by fire in 1916. In 1925 the Illinois Power & Light…

Photographs from the Decatur Hotel and Arcade Building Fire

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Photographs from the April 21, 1915 fire at the Decatur Hotel and Arcade building in downtown Decatur. The fire was discovered by an engineer in the boiler room of the basement of the hotels, but no explanation of how the fire had originated was…

Photograph of Will. F. Ferris

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Photograph of Will F. Ferris; died November 28, 1915. A member of the Decatur Fire Department. He was engineer for Engine Co. No. 2 in 1904.

Photos of Hue Singleton Restaurant

Photograph of the interior of Hue Singleton's Restaurant, dining room and restaurant help. Photograph of the exterior of Hue Singleton Restaurant, located on the northwest corner of Lincoln Square, taken by George Baker of Decatur, 1912. Photograph…

Photo of the St. Nicholas Hotel

Photograph of stacks of luggage at the St. Nicholas Hotel. Photograph of the St. Nicholas Hotel beds. Photograph of St. Nicholas Hotel Chefs craving turkeys. Photograph of the St. Nicholas Hotel from across the street. Postcard of the St. Nicholas…