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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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  • Tags: 1930

Photograph taken at the Millikin University Library Ground Breaking

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Photograph taken at the Millikin University library ground breaking on November 6th, 1930. Left to right: Rev. E.W. Clippinger, REv. G.A. Papperman, Dr. S.E. McClelland, O.B. Gorin, J.P. Gorin, A.M. Waggoner, Miss Eugenia Allin, Dr. J.H. White.

Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Blacksmith Shop Employees

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. blacksmith shop employees at the car depot taken on April 4, 1930.

Photographs from Decatur Memorial Hospital from the 1930's

Various photographs from the 1930's of patients, doctors, nurses and equipment from Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Photographs from the Old Settlers Reunion

Photographs from several Old Settlers Association Reunions in Fairview Park taken in 1911, 1917, 1930 and 1935.

Photo of Rev. Homer Tanner

Photograph Rev. Homer Tanner (born 10/12/1884; died 6/12/1948) married Mary Etta Bonham, 1907; superintendent of the Decatur area of Free Methodist Churches, retired in 1944. (Information from clips). Photo ran 4/6/1930.

Mark H. "Smiley" McEvoy

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Photograph of Mark H. "Smiley" McEvoy, (b. 2/4/1878, d. 11/9/1932). He was Deputy County Clerk 25 years, 1907-1932. Republican precinct committeeman for 34th District over 20 years. Charter member Knights of Columbus and member St. Patrick's Catholic…

Florence E. McConnell

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Photograph of Mrs. Florence E. McConnell (born 7/6/1867; died 8/19/1945). Prominent Decatur civic leader. 1929-1937 executive secretary Decatur Community Chest. Helped organize Decatur YWCA, Girl's Welfare Home, and Traveler's Protective Assn. First…

Miss Lelah Foster

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Photograph of Miss Lelah Foster (d. 11/13/1942), the County Recorder from 1920 to 1932. Foster was one of the first women in the nation to serve in an elective office, and the first in Macon County. She was active in the state Republican Women's…