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Photo of Coliseum Tavern

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Photograph of the Coliseum Tavern "Built in 1923, burn in 1925, rebuilt, burned again in 1933. Shown above is a view of the coliseum, formerly the property of the Macon County Fair Association but more recently a beer tavern and dance resort owned by…

Roof Tops

This is the glass negative of the roof tops of an unknown city. The photo was taken by Charles Wasson of Wasson Studios in Decatur, IL in 1925.

Photograph of Memorial Tablet - Jacob Henry Coonradt

Photo of Memorial Tablet for Jacob Henry Coonradt. This tablet hangs in the Decatur High School, was given in appreciation of the long teaching service Coonradt had given to the school. He taught there from Sept 5, 1881 to Dec 22, 1916. Photo by…

Photograph of Brush College #1

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Schools -- Brush College #1 --125. Photo by Seitz studio of Decatur, IL.

Photograph of the Jacob Henry Coonradt Memorial Tablet

Photograph of the Jacob Henry Coonradt memorial tablet. This tablet, which had resided in Decatur High School, was given in appreciation of the long teaching service Coonradt had given the school. He taught there from September 5th, 1881 to December…

Photos of South Main Street, Decatur, IL.

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Photograph Decatur: "South Main Street before the Illinois Central subway was built. Road in foreground possibly Cleveland Ave. Looking northwest from the east side of the tracks. the old court house can be seen in the background. The Greenwood…

Photos of East Main Street, Decatur, IL.

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Photograph of the 100 Block East Main Street, looking east from the Transfer House. Photo taken 5/13/1910 during a Beaumanoir Commandery parade. Photograph 100 Block East Main Street with buses, street car and people. Photo taken by Lindquist &…

Photo of Rev. Theodore C. Lohrmann pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church

Photograph of Rev. Theodore C. Lohrmann, (died 7/4/1925). Pastor of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Decatur from 1905 to 1925. He came to Decatur from Millstadt, Illinois. (Information from clips). Phot ran July 5, 1925.

Oliver W. Kincaid

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Photograph of Oliver W. Kincaid (d. 8/16/1948). Originally from Kentucky, he was the owner of Kincaid Drug Store at 662 E. Eldorado St. from 1910 to 1920. He also owned a store building at Eldorado and Morgan, and other rental property in Decatur. …

Dr. Lulu C. Hartwig

Photograph of Dr. Lulu C. Hartwig (d. 8/1/1954). She was a practicing osteopath in Decatur since 1908. She graduated from the American School of Osteopath in Kirksville, MO, and worked in Manhattan, KS for two years before coming to Decatur. …