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Postcard from Henry to William - October 2, 1917 - Decatur IL

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

Photographs from the Old Settlers Reunion

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Photographs from several Old Settlers Association Reunions in Fairview Park taken in 1911, 1917, 1930 and 1935.