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Photos Decatur Gun Co. Contest 1917.

Photograph Decatur Gun Co. Contest 148 S. Main St., 1917. Photo of children looking at the Decatur Gun Co. building after the fire. Photo of bike riders lined up in front of the Decatur Gun Co.

Photos of Review Paper Carriers.
Photographs of Newspaper Carriers for the Decatur Daily Review in 1915 and 1917 State Fair.

Postcard from Henry to William - October 2, 1917 - Decatur IL
This is a postcard from Henry Hibbs to William Hibbs letting William know that he has arrived in Decatur IL and does not know when "they will call again". The date of the postcard is October 2, 1917. Their is a picture of the American Flag on the…

Colored Post card to Dottie Sargeant from Henry Hibbs - 1917
This is a colored post card sent by Henry Hibbs to Dottie Sargeant from Petersburg FL dated September 27, 1917. Dottie Sargeant lived at 857 E. Lincoln St, Decatur IL. It has a couple on the front of the card under a tree holding hands. There are…

Photograph of Christian Adolph Klein
Photograph of Christian Adolph Klein. Originally from Germany, he came to Millikin University to finish his education and had charge of extension courses in Commercial German and German business forms.

Photo of 500 Block of East Eldorado looking East from Broadway (MLK), 1917.
Photograph of the 500 Block of East Eldorado, looking East from Broadway (MLK). The building on the right is the Fred Kipp grocery store, photo taken 1/4/1917.

Photograph of James Doolen, Omar Harris, and Samuel Morthland
Photograph of James Doolen, Omar Harris and Samuel Morthland taken in 1917. Doolen was a former captain of the Fire Department. He served over 31 years on the force. He took up farming after retiring from the Fire Department. Harris was formerly with…

Photograph of Max Sadowski
Photograph of Max Sadowski; died January 18, 1924. Member of the Decatur Fire Department at Station No. 2 when he was drafted in 1917 for World War I.