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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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  • Tags: Chicago IL

Frankye Morgan's Oral History

This is the oral history of Frankye Morgan. She was interviewed by Betty Turnell on January 10, 1986. The interview includes her career as a teacher and her talent as a gardener and singer.

Louis E. Griswold

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Photograph of Louis E. Griswold. He owned a hardware store at the corner of E. Main St. and Water St. He left Decatur in 1899, and moved to Chicago. His wife was a daughter of Sarah A. Durfee. The photo was taken by Sleeth of Decatur, and used in…

Betty McArthur's Coming Out Party

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Photograph of Mrs. William Barnes Sr., Mrs. Selim McArthur, and Betty McArthur at Betty McArthur's coming out party at the McArthur home in Chicago, IL in 1941. The photo is an Associated Press wirephoto, and ran in the Decatur Herald and Review on…

Three Young Children

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Photograph of 3 young children taken by A.M. Rothschild & Co. in Chicago, IL .

Eddy and Dorothy in 1934

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Photograph of Eddy and Dorothy in 1934.