Browse Items (2 total) Tags: Beach House Browse All Browse by Tag Search Items Sort by: Title Creator Date Added Dean Mesnard's Oral History This is the oral history of Dean Mesnard. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell on April 9, 1986. The interview includes his childhood, career in insurance, and changes to Decatur. Tags: 1986, accounting, April 1986, Avon Theater, Bazley's Meat Market, Beach House, Betty Turnell, Bijou Theater, Brintlinger Funeral Home, broken home, Bryn Mawr PA, business major, C.L.U., changes to Decatur, Chartered Life Underwriter, childhood, College of Life Underwriters, contractor, Dean Mesnard, debit company, Decatur Club, Decatur High School, Decatur IL, Decatur Memorial Hospital, Dr. Beadles, Empress Theater, Fairview Park, family life, financial planning, G.I. Bill, Great Depression, heating engineer, inflation, insurance office, interview, Lake Decatur, life insurance, Life Underwriter's Training Council, Lincoln Apartments, Lincoln Hotel, Mary W. French School, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Millikin University, mow lawns, mutual companies, old gravel pit, oral history, painter, Piggly-Wiggly, Prof. Glen Smith, Pythian Home, rake leaves, recording, Roosevelt Junior High School, salesmanship, Shinner's Meat Market, shovel snow, Steven's Creek, stock companies, swimming, Texaco Light House, Texaco Tower, Transfer House, Williamson Heating Company of Cincinnati, Woodrow Wilson Junior High School, workmen's compensation, World War II Photograph of the Lake Decatur Bathhouse Photograph of the Lake Decatur Bathhouse while still under construction. Tags: Bath, Bathhouse, Beach, Beach House, building, Construction, Decatur IL, house, lake, Lake Decatur, Photo File: Lake Decatur Featured Item Photograph of 626 W. Prairie Ave. Photograph of 626 W. Prairie Ave. taken on April 4, 1945.