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Photographs of Old Volunteer Firefighters Reunion

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Various photographs from the Old Volunteer Firefighters Reunions, from 1928, 1931, and 1932. These firemen were of the hose cart and ladder wagon days before modern firefighting equipment was available.

Photograph of Edward Platt and Lawrence L. Gibbons

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Photograph of Fire Chief Edward Platt and head of detectives Lawrence L. Gibbons as Chief Platt claims the trophy as a token of his department having won the annual firemen-policemen baseball game.

Photo of William Danzeisen

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Photograph of William Danzeisen (born 8/5/1861; died 9/26/1951). Danzeisen came to Decatur in 1872. He entered business with his father in 1883, and later took over management of the packing house business his father started here. For many years the…

Photos of Coal Companies.

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Photo: BS78 of Macon County Coal Mine. Photo BS80, mines' homes were bombed during the violence of November 1932. (Decatur Business pg 59). Photo: BS81 miners meet at Nelson Park in September 1932 (Decatur Business pg 59). Photo BS82 gathering coal…

Mrs. Thomas T. Roberts (Anna H. Jack)

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Photograph of Mrs. Thomas T. Roberts; (Anna H. Jack) born 6/6/1852; died: 1/15/1944; Decatur Civic, social and church leader. Helped organize Y.W.C.A. and was a member of its first board of directors. Member first board of directors of Anna B.…

Dr. Lucien Nelson Lindsey

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Photograph of Dr. Lucien Nelson Lindsey, Forsyth, IL. He started his practice of medicine in 1905. Served in World War I. He and his wife make a hobby of collection old glass and have a nationally famous collection. He is a member of the Macon…

Bessie Lindsey, Mrs. Lucien Nelson Lindsey

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Photograph of Mrs. Lucien Nelson Lindsey, (Bessie) wife of Dr. Lucien Nelson Lindsey of Forsyth. One of the foremost collectors of old glass in the country. Elected Regent of the Stephen Decatur Chapter, D.A.R. in 1933. She was formerly vice regent.…

Aaron Kaufman

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Photograph of Aaron Kaufman (d. 12/2/1938). He managed one of Decatur's leading men's clothing stores for 45 years. He opened a clothing store in Decatur in 1888, 9 years after opening the Kaufman store in Champaign. He retired in 1933, and the…

1985 W. Forest Ave

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Photograph of the Roberts' family house at 1985 W. Forest Ave. in Decatur, IL in 1932.