Browse Items (1 total) Tags: A.W. Conklin Browse All Browse by Tag Search Items Sort by: Title Creator Date Added A.W. Conklin Photograph of A.W. Conklin (b. 3/25/1835, d. 3/28/1909), a prominent Decatur manufacturer. Conklin helped establish the Decatur Bag Factory, which later became known as the Tait factory. He also established the Decatur Steam Bakery, which became… Tags: A.W. Conklin, Abraham W. Conklin, biography, Decatur Bag Factory, Decatur Cracker Co., Decatur Herald and Review, Decatur IL, Decatur Steam Bakery, manager, manufacturer, National Biscuit Co., Photo File: Biography, Tait factory, Vandeventer Featured Item Girls Playing in the Wabash Train Yard Mabel Grubbs and several unknown girls playing at the Wabash train yard.