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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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  • Tags: 1955

Photograph of Eugenia Allin

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Photograph of Eugenia Allin, the first librarian of Millikin University. Photo taken on June 12th, 1955.

Photograph of Lincoln School

Photograph of the exterior of Lincoln school taken on March 17th, 1955.

Photograph of a Wabash R.R. Caboose Interior

Photograph of the interior of a Wabash R.R. train caboose taken on October 11th, 1955.

Photograph of the Wabash R.R. Steam Locomotive #573

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Photograph of the last steam engine- the Wabash R.R. Class F-5 2-6-0 steam engine #573 in Decatur IL, taken August 7, 1955.

Photographs of 328 W. Prairie Ave.

Photographs of 328 W. Prairie Ave. This was the home of Orville B. Gorin. His daughter, Gussie, still lived there in 1954.

Photos of Programmers at WSOY Radio Station.

Photo of programmer, taken 9/21/1955. Photo of radio DJ inside studio, taken 1965. Photographs of WSOY DJ in studio, taken 1955. Photograph of Programmer, taken 9/21/1955.

Photo of the Villa Nova Tap Tavern

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Photograph of the Villa Nova Tap Tavern located on the corner of Jasper and Wood Streets, Decatur, IL.

Photo of Steak n Shake Restaurant

Photograph of Whitehouse Steak n Shake Restaurant Famous for their Steakburger. In 1955 there were two Steak n Shakes, 129 E. William and 820 N. Main Street, Decatur, IL.