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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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  • Tags: 1934

Photos of East Main Street, Decatur, IL.

Photograph of people and dog, 200 Block E. Main St. at Water St. The Millikin Bank is the building in the foreground, photo ran Review 4/3/1910. Photos of 432 E. Main St. taken in 1943 and 1934. Photos of Ford Garage E. Main and Franklin, taken 1927.…

Photograph of Decatur's Charles Dressen

Photograph of Charles Dressen, who was recruited from Decatur and went on to play major league baseball for the Cincinnati Reds in 1919. This photograph was taken On September 24th, 1934.

Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Steam Locomotive #214

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Photograph of the Wabash R.R. class D-29, 4-4-0 steam locomotive #214 in Hammond IL, taken on March 4th 1934. Caption: Last run of Green's Train.

Photo of Sewer along Cantrell Street, Decatur, IL.

Photograph of Sewers along Cantrell Street, Decatur, IL. Photograph of the collapsed section of sewer along Cantrell Street east of Franklin. Photographs of Cantrell and Broadway Streets.

Photograph of 242 E. Grand Ave.

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Photograph of 242 E. Grand Ave. from 1934. Grand Ave. was formerly known as Herkimer St. J.J. Maloney lived in this house before he moved in 1902. According to the city directory, Mrs. Georgia Greanias lived there in 1954.

Photograph of Ed Platt Receiving Medal

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Photograph of Fire Chief Ed Platt being presented by Commissioner Tom Moran a gold medal as a token of the esteem of businessmen and friends of the East Eldorado street business district in which is located No. 2 firehouse where he served for 39…

Photographs from 1934 Circus

Photographs from the circus in 1934. One of the circus parade at the 400 block of N. Main st. Another photo of a group of people gathered at the circus.

Photograph of Slot Machines being Destroyed

Photograph of slot machines being destroyed in October of 1934.

Photos of The First Methodist Church

Photograph from a postcard of the First Methodist Church, 201 W. North Street, Decatur, IL. Photograph of First Methodist Church taken in 1934. Photograph of the interior of First Methodist Church. Photograph of First Methodist Church, corner of W.…

Photo of Fenton Block - Sessler's Men's Apparel

Photograph of the Fenton Block located on N. Water and W. William Streets, Sessler's Men's Apparel, photo taken 2/2/1934.