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Photos of 100 Block North Franklin Street.

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Photograph of the 100 Block N. Franklin, looking south from the east side of Central Park. The old Revere House is the first building on the left. Photograph of Public Market East Side of Central Park on N. Franklin, 1911-1913. Photograph of 100…

Photo of Sewer along Cantrell Street, Decatur, IL.

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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.

Photos of the Labor Day Parade

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Photograph of float at the Labor Parade, 1946. Photograph of Marching Band Labor Day Parade, 1940. Photograph of Horse Show, Labor Day, 9/3/1946.

Photograph from Ezra Townsend Murder/Suicide

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Photograph of Amy Townsend after she was shot by Ezra Townsend from the crime scene of the Townsend murder/suicide of 1940.

Photograph from Ezra Townsend Murder/Suicide

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Photograph of Ezra Townsend from the crime scene of the murder/suicide of Ezra Townsend and Amy Townsend.

Photograph of the Townsend Home

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Photograph of the Townsend home after the 1940 murder/suicide of Ezra Townsend and Amy Townsend.

Photo of New City Jail

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Photograph of three men inside a jail cell at the new city jail. Photo taken 12/27/1940.

Flint-Eaton Co. Building

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Photograph of the Flint-Eaton Building located on 100 E. Main St., photo ran 3/18/1940 and 12/29/1940 in the Herald and Review.

James C. Lyons

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Photograph of James C. Lyons (died April 15, 1942). Real estate dealer and insurance salesman of Decatur. He came to Decatur in 1890 and was employed by Linn and Scruggs Co. for 8 years. About 1905 he entered the real estate and insurance business.…

Mrs. A.P. Cobb (Marilla M.)

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Photograph of Mrs. A.P. Cobb (Marilla M.) (b. 1855, d. 12/18/1944), wife of Rev. A.P. Cobb (Cobb Ave. was named after). She was a school teacher in Decatur for many years, and wrote many papers on the early life in Macon County. Mrs. Cobb was also…