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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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Warren Corley - In Uniform

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This is the glass negative of Warren Corley in his Army's uniform. The photo was taken by Charles Wasson of Wasson Studios in Decatur, IL in the early 20th century.

Ralph Owen's Oral History

This is the oral history of Ralph Owen. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell on January 6, 1987. The interview covers childhood, businesses, the Franklin Mall, Franklin Travel Agency, and the Lake Shore Club condominiums.

Scott McNulta

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Photograph of Scott McNulta, (died Nov. 2, 1945.) He attended the U. of I. and while a student there was very active in dramatics. He was a member of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity and Phi Beta Kappa. He entered the army in 1917 and served as a first…

Captain Verne R. Longstreet

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Photograph of Sgt. Verne R. Longstreet. Served overseas during World War I. He moved quickly through the ranks; he was made captain before the end of the war.

Photo of John W. Tipsword in Uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of John W. Tipsword, Decatur, IL.

Photo of Jack P. Hewitt in Uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Jack P. Hewitt; Article on back of photo; "Jack P. Hewitt was back in uniform again, this time for a two week period at the New Orleans Port of Embarkation. Mr. Hewitt, a 1st Lt. in the Signal Reserve Corps, was…