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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

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

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…

Photo of 2nd Lt. Richard A. Hardin in Uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of 2nd. Lt. Richard A. Hardin; Article on back of photo: "Richard A. Hardin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hardin, of Argenta, was recently commissioned a second lieutenant in the armored forces at Fort Knox, Ky. Before…