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Photograph of Rev. James Walton McDonald

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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

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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.

Mrs. Thomas Hoskins

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Postcard of Mrs. Thomas Hoskins. She was the wife of Thomas S. Hoskins, a dentist with an office in the Millikin Bank Building. The photo was taken in 1919, and ran in the Decatur Herald or Daily Review on December 11, 1921.

John R. Fitzgerald

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Photograph of John R. Fitzgerald (d. 1/30/1952). He was a Decatur attorney and outstanding criminal lawyer. Fitzgerald was a member of the Decatur Bar Association, United States Association, charter member of the Knights of Columbus Decatur Chapter…

Robert Faries

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Photograph of Robert Faries (d. 11/17/1919). Faries was a manufacturer, inventor, and president of the Faries Manufacturing Co. He bought Wilson Park, and renamed it Faries Park in 1910. He founded the Faries Manufacturing Co. in 1881, which…

Robert Wittke's Confirmation Day

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Photograph of Robert Wittke on his Confirmation Day in 1919. Taken by Van Deventer Studio in Decatur, IL.

Robert Wittke's Confirmation Photograph

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Photograph of Robert Wittke on his Confirmation Day in 1919. Taken by Van Deventer in Decatur IL

Anne, Pauline, and Lucille

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Photograph of Anne Stough, Pauline Snyder, and Lucille Wisher sitting in a grassy field in 1919.