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Photos of South Main Street, Decatur, IL.

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Photograph Decatur: "South Main Street before the Illinois Central subway was built. Road in foreground possibly Cleveland Ave. Looking northwest from the east side of the tracks. the old court house can be seen in the background. The Greenwood…

Photos of South Fairview Avenue intersection with West Main and West Wood Streets.

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Photograph 100 Block South Fairview Ave. and West Main St. "The building and the opening of Millikin University in 1903 brought about the residential development of Decatur west of Fairview Avenue. (ST56)The above picture looking south on Fairview…

Photographs of the Wabash Railway Freight Station and Water Tanks

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Photographs of the Wabash Railway Freight Station and water tanks near the Illinois Central crossing in Decatur IL, taken in 1936 and then in 1937 after a new additional water tank was constructed.

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.