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Photograph of South Park St.

Photograph showing First National Bank of Decatur and the Linxweiler Printing Company across from Central Park on South Park St. in Decatur IL. This photograph was taken in 1920.

Photograph of Charles W. Devore

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Photograph of Charles W. Devore; died March 31, 1920. Decatur Fire Chief for 30 years and on the Fire Department force for 36 years. He was appointed a member of the National Bureau of Fire Prevention. He was the last member of the first paid Fire…

Photo of Trueblood Memorial United Methodist Church

Photograph of Trueblood Memorial United Methodist Church, 1768 N. Maple Ave., Decatur, IL. Last service at that church was 6/2/2002. (Information from H&R 6/2/2002.)

Photo of McClelland Grocery Co.

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Photograph McClelland Grocery Co. located at 805-25 N. Morgan St. Built in 1920 as McClelland Grocery Co. which merged with the National Grocery Co. Oct. 1925. 1955 site of Morehouse and Wells Co. wholesale hardware.

Edward D. Mattes

Photography of Edward D. Mattes (died June 28, 1946). Former operator of the Decatur Brick Co. he was a son of Frederick Mattes who founded the Mattes & Sons brick yard. It was later incorporated as Decatur Brick co. He then became general manager of…

Wilbur C. Dimock

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Photograph of Wilbur C. Dimock (d. 1/27/1920), one of the oldest real estate dealers in Central Illinois. He was also a member of the Johnson & Dimock real estate firm. He was one of Decatur's best known citizens and a trustee of the First Baptist…

To the Dearest Pal

Photograph of Hy Brown Erickson in front of a house in California. Photo is marked: "To the dearest Pal".