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Photo of Triaon Dance Hall

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Photograph of the Trianon Dance Hall located on South Jackson Street Decatur, IL. dated 10/13/1936. "Former Negro Dance Hall."

Photos of Hue Singleton Restaurant

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Photograph of the interior of Hue Singleton's Restaurant, dining room and restaurant help. Photograph of the exterior of Hue Singleton Restaurant, located on the northwest corner of Lincoln Square, taken by George Baker of Decatur, 1912. Photograph…

Photo of Five African American Macon County, IL. Draftees Standing on Courthouse Steps.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Five Draftees from Macon County, IL. "Article on back of photo; "These Negro men fro Decatur board No. 1 were scheduled to leave the city today for Peoria where they will receive physical examinations and may be…

Photo of Macon County, IL. African American Draftees Standing on Courthouse Steps.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of African American Draftees; Article on back of photo; "These Negro selectees were scheduled to leave Decatur early this morning for Peoria where they will take physical examinations for induction into the U. S.…

Photo of Five African American Draftees Standing in Front of the Courthouse Steps.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Five Draftees; Article on back of photo; "Five selectees, Negroes, were scheduled to leave here at 7:20 a.m. today on an Illinois Terminal car to report at Peoria for examination preliminary to induction into army…

Photo of Macon County, IL. Draftees Standing on Courthouse Steps.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Macon County, IL. Draftees; Article on back of photo; "This group of Negro men from Decatur draft boards No. 1 and No. 2 left the city at 7:20 1.m. today for Peoria wher they were to be inducted into the nation's…