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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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Photograph of Melvin B. Rucker and his Corn Judging Class

Photograph of Melvin B. Rucker and his corn judging class from the Decatur Farmer's Institute taken in 1910.

Photographs from the Decatur Corn Carnival

From 1895 to 1905 Decatur had several big corn carnival festivals. Streets were lined with carnival attractions of all kinds. Free attractions were numerous. Corn and stalks were used for decorations everywhere. Prizes were given, not only for…