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Postcard to William Hibbs - November 8, 1918 - English Port - from Henry and Johnny

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This is a postcard to William Hibbs from Henry and Johnny Hibbs letting William know that they have arrived in England. The postcard is from the American Red Cross. It is dated November 8, 1918

Postcard to William Hibbs - August 18, 1918 - Fort Hunt

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This is a postcard from Henry Hibbs letting William Hibbs know their new address, dated August 18, 1918. It is 1st C. C.A.C. Potomac Park, Washington D.C. On the front of the postcard is a picture of the Washington Monument and the United States…

Postcard from Henry Hibbs to William Hibbs - June 11, 1918

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This is a postcard from Henry Hibbs to William Hibbs dated June 11, 1918. Henry is asking William why he has not answered his letter. The front of the postcard has flags upon it as well as a poem.

Postcard - Hotel Orlando - Decatur IL - July 23, 1918

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This is a postcard from Henry Hibbs to William Hibbs dated July 23, 1918. It shows a picture of the Hotel Orlando in Decatur IL, The card is going to William in Athens, IL. Henry says they arrived safe and sound.

Postcard from Henry Hibbs to William Hibbs - June 13, 1918 - Flags on front

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This is a postcard from Henry Hibbs to William Hibbs telling William that Henry received his letter and tobacco for his birthday. Henry also describes receiving his new gun that weighed 11 pounds. There are flags and a verse on the front of this…

Postcard from Henry Hibbs to Williams Hibbs - January 22, 1918 - La Chateau et l'Avant-Port de Guerre

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This is a postcard from Henry Hibbs to William Hibbs letting William know they left Brest on the 8th of January and arrived in New York on the 22,d of January. There is a picture of the Brest port on the front of the postcard with ships, a fort, and…

Postcard from Henry Hibbs to William Hibbs, April 25, 1918, $5000.00 insurance policy information

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This is a post card from Henry Hibbs to William Hibbs letting him know that Henry has taken out a $5000.00 insurance policy and that William is the beneficiary. He also states that Johnny has not taken out an insurance policy yet and that they have…

Postcard from Henry Hibbs to William Hibbs - 1st anti aircraft battery - Fort Hunt VA - July 29, 1918

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This is a post card from Henry Hibbs to William Hibbs in Athens IL on July 29, 1918. It was written as Henry moved across the river to Fort Hunt, VA. Henry was in the 1st anti aircraft battery at Fort Hunt Virginia. The front of the post card is a…

Girls Junior High Basketball Team - 1918

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This is the glass negative of the girls Junior High basketball team. The photo was taken by Charles Wasson of Wasson Studios in Decatur, IL in 1918.

Photographs from the Whitmer Heating Plant Fire

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Photographs from the January 31, 1918 Whitmer Heating Plant fire. This heating plant was located in a basement behind the Brunswick Hotel, at the northwest corner of Water and Wood, and at the rear of the Leon & Morris store. The plant was started by…