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Photographs from the Morehouse & Wells Fire

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Several photographs from the August 22, 1909 Morehouse & Wells fire that took out nearly a block of downtown Decatur businesses. The fire started in the Morehouse & Wells building on East Main and destroyed half the block bounded by Merchant,…

Couple in an Automobile in Front of Cheap Charley

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Photograph of an unknown couple sitting in an automobile outside of Cheap Charley on E. Main St. in Decatur, IL on October 7, 1907. Other unknown people are walking down the street.