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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.

Harry Clay Wire and Matilda E. Wire

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Photograph of Harry Clay and Matilda E. Wire. Harry died 10/14/1938, Decatur Contractor for many years. He retired about 1918. At one time he was city building inspector and later served on the zoning board. He was a member of the Masonic lodge. He…

Robert I. Hunt

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Photograph of Robert I. Hunt (d. 1/9/1937). He came to Decatur in 1892, and married Ann Packard, daughter of Silas Packard. He was prominent in state and local politics, and helped organize and build the Suffern-Hunt Mill and Polar Ice and Storage…

Margaret Cast's Pastel Crayon Portrait of George Raab

Photograph of Margaret Cast's pastel crayon portrait of Millikin University professor George Raab. The artwork was put on display at the Art Institute. The photo was taken by Lewis of the the Decatur Herald and Review on March 14, 1934.