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Photographs of 1574 W. Wood St.

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Photographs of the Woodson House at 1574 W. Wood St. taken January 13, 1936.

Photographs of Will Platt

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Photographs of Will Platt; died March 12, 1948; married to Gertrude Ruthrauff. Decatur fire chief from June, 1933 to 1941 when he retired. Served 49 years and 2 months with fire department; first appointed in March, 1892.

Photograph of Frank L. Bickes

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Photograph of Frank L. Bickes; died Aug. 21, 1936. Decatur contractor for 50 years. He was a member of the old Decatur Volunteer firemen. He served as a paid fireman when the Fire Department was established.

Photograph of a Fire Truck on Franklin St.

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Photograph of a fire truck on Franklin St in Decatur during a safety lane fire run on September 11 of 1936.

Photograph of Dance Team 1936

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Photograph of a dance team from the recreation dept. taken in 1936.

Circus-Putting Up Tent

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Photograph of a circus tent being put up on June 11, 1936 in Decatur.

Photograph of Gambling Probe Grand Jury

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Photograph of the grand jury for a gambling raid in 1936.

Photograph of Gambling Raid

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Photograph of a gambling raid in 1936.

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…

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…