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Postcard from Henry and Johnny to William - January 29, 1919 - discharged information

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This is a postcard from Henry and Johnny to William letting William know that they are being discharged and are being sent to Fort Washington.

Postcard from Henry Hibbs to William Hibbs - June 25, 1919 - Brest. - La rue de Paris

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This is a postcard from Henry Hibbs to William Hibbs dated June 25, 1919. The picture on the front is of Brest-La rue de Paris. The card is from Camp Merritt, New Jersey. The written message is about a pair of gloves Henry is sending home to William.…

Postcard from Henry to William - January 31, 1919, discharged and coming home

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This is a postcard from Henry to William letting William know that he has been discharged at Camp Grant and should be home within a week. The front of the postcard shows Brest and the L'Eglise St-Louis at les Halles with people gathered at a…

Henry Hibbs - Honorable Discharge Papers and Enlistment Record - US Army- February 7, 1919

These are the honorable discharge papers and enlistment records for Henry P. Hibbs issued by the US War Department on February 7, 1919. There are one original and two copies.

Photograph of Decatur's Charles Dressen

Photograph of Charles Dressen, who was recruited from Decatur and went on to play major league baseball for the Cincinnati Reds in 1919. This photograph was taken On September 24th, 1934.

Photograph of Wabash R.R. Employees in front of the Freight House

Photograph of Wabash R.R. employees standing outside of the Wabash railway freight house taken in April of 1919. From left to right: C.L. Gambriel, Harry Bechtel, John A. Boyd, G.R. Layhir, Thedosia (?) Falkner, Mildrid Randolph, Minnie Dauford, Bob…

Photograph of Rev. James Walton McDonald

Photograph of Rev. James Walton McDonald. (born 1869; died 6/16/1951) Presbyterian pastor in Decatur 23 years, leaving in 1923 for Kansas City, MO. Came to Decatur in 1901 from Logansport, IN. First pastor of the Cumberland Presbyterian church,…

Photo of Suffern-Hunt Mill

Photograph of the Suffern-Hunt Mill, Union St. at Wabash Railroad. Sold to American Hominy Co. 1905, sold to Edward Evans 10/3/1924, sold to Decatur Milling Co. 10/26/1924. Photo taken in 1919.

Thomas T. Roberts

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Photograph of Thomas T. Roberts; born 3/1/1839; died 11/24/1919. Decatur Industrialist and philanthropist. Founder of the Decatur Coffin Co. Served in the Civil War. Member of First Presbyterian Church. Photo used 3/2/1919.