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Photos of Decatur Lumber Co.

Photograph of the Decatur Lumber Co. --Lumber Shed. Photo ran in the Review Dec 31, 1909. Lumber Co. located at 666 N. Water at Wabash Street. Photo of Decatur Lumber and Manufacturing co. --Machine Room. This factory, located at 666 N. Water, is the…

Photo of Stewart's Dry Goods, 211 N. Water St., Decatur, IL.

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Photograph of Stewart's Dry Goods located at 211 N. Water St. They started business in Decatur on March 5, 1897 in this building. Folrath's Shoe Store took possession of this building on July 6, 1908 after Stewart's had moved to the north on the…

Photo of Building on located on 815-819 N. Van Dyke St.

Photograph of Building at 815-819 N. Van Dyke St. In 1955 this building was occupied by the Grinstead Grocery Store. Curtis Calhoun lived at 904 N. Van Dyke.

Clubhouse With Pool

Negative of the clubhouse and pool at the South Side Country Club on June 16, 1955.

Swede with the Contest Mail

Photograph of Swede Besalke looking over the contest mail at the Herald and Review on March 14, 1955.

Using the Toilets

Photograph of Clyde Switzer, Wayne Overlin, John Keck, and Swede Besalke pretending to use the toilets in the basement of the old Herald and Review building on N. Main St. in 1955.

Herman, Lucille, and an Unknown Couple

Photograph of Swede and Lucille Besalke with an unknown couple in front of a church in July 1955.

Herman, Lucille, and an Unknown Couple

Photograph of Swede and Lucille standing behind an unknown couple in front of a church in July 1955.

Rocking Horse on the Sun Porch

Photograph of a rocking horse on the sun porch with an unknown woman sitting on the right.

Side Door of Our Garage and Sweet Peas

Photograph of an unknown woman standing by the side door of a garage and sweet peas on May 1, 1955.