Browse Items (1 total) Tags: C.J. Hartley Co. Browse All Browse by Tag Search Items Sort by: Title Creator Date Added C.J. Hartley Photograph of C.J. Hartley, the founder of the C.J. Hartley Co. He founded the company in 1897 wth his son, Arthur J. Hartley. He came to Decatu in 1882, and first worked with W.L. Oakes at Decatur Novelty Works. In 1884, he became the… Tags: 1913, Abrams, Arthur J. Hartley, automatic grain weigher, biography, C.J. Hartley, C.J. Hartley Co., Decatur Daily Review, Decatur IL, Decatur Novelty Works, Photo File: Biography, pneumatic water systems, pumps, pumps for domestic purposes, S. Franklin St., superintendent, W.L. Oakes, Warren & Durfee Manufacturing Co. Featured Item Photograph of the Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity House Photograph of the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity house taken at an unknown date.