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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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Jack Eisele - DHS 1923

This is the glass negative of Jack Eisele, a Decatur High School student. The photo was taken by Charles Wasson of Wasson Studios in Decatur, IL in 1923.

Photograph of George Raab

Photograph of George Raab. Art director at Millikin University. Photograph taken in 1923.

Photos of 100 Block North Franklin Street.

Photograph of the 100 Block N. Franklin, looking south from the east side of Central Park. The old Revere House is the first building on the left. Photograph of Public Market East Side of Central Park on N. Franklin, 1911-1913. Photograph of 100…

Photos of Activities on Lake Decatur, Fishing, Swimming, and Ice Carnival

Photographs of people swimming, fishing, seaplane, and ice carnival on Lake Decatur. Lake Celebration with four children in costume, 1923.

Photograph of 255 N. Pine St.

Photograph of 255 N. Pine St. taken in 1923 of the Harvey Greider House.

Photograph of Dr. Paul W. Wipperman

Photograph of Dr. Paul W. Wipperman; Died January 2, 1930. Former superintendent of the Decatur and Macon Co. Hospital. He came to Decatur in September of 1923 from an army post in Jefferson Barracks, MO. In September of 1928 he left to take charge…

Jacob Hanes

Photograph of Jacob Hanes (d. 11/13/1923). Hanes was a prominent harness race horse driver, which he took up very late in life. He was a Civil War veteran, and farmed until 1891. The photo was taken by Wasson Studios, and used in the Decatur Daily…

1923 Decatur High School Decanois

This is the 1923 Decatur High School Decanois yearbook.