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Central Park - Public Market
This is a photograph of the public market in Central Park. The public market was held along N. Franklin St. between 1911 and 1913, and offered direct-from-the-farm produce to Decatur housewives. The photo was taken by the Decatur Herald or Daily…
Carnival at Fairview Park
This is a photograph of a carnival at Fairview Park. The photo was taken around 1980, and is an aerial view of the rides.
Tags: c. 1980, Carnival, Crowds, Decatur IL, Decatur Park District, Fairview Park, rides, Tempest
Photographs of the Outdoor Grand Opening Ceremony of the Decatur Public Library at the New Franklin St. Location
Photographs of the outdoor grand opening ceremonies of the Decatur Public Library at the new location at 130 N. Franklin St. in 1999.
Photograph from Downtown Parade 1920
Photograph from a downtown parade in 1920.
Photographs from Christmas Parades
Photographs from the Christmas Parade taken in 1947 and 1949.
Tags: 1947, 1949, Christmas, Christmas Parade, Crowds, Decatur IL, Downtown, Events, Festivals, Floats, Parade, Photo File: Events/Festivals
Photograph from the Homecoming Parade of 1912
Photograph of the Homecoming Parade of 1912 in downtown Decatur.
Photographs from the Jalopy Parade of 1943
Photos from the Jalopy Parade in April of 1943. Jalopy cars that would later be used for scrap metal were paraded around downtown to raise awareness for the use of scrapping old cars for the war effort. Decatur the first city to do this and was used…
Tags: 1943, Cars, Crowds, Decatur IL, Downtown, Events, Festivals, Jalopy, Jalopy Parade, Parade, Photo File: Events/Festivals, War
Photograph of the Knights Templar Parade in 1919
Photograph taken in 1919 of the Knights Templar Parade in downtown Decatur.
Photographs from the NRA Parade of 1933
Photographs taken from the NRA Parade of September 1933. A crowd of 75,000 people gathered for the parade to launch central Illinois "Buy Now" drive and see all the floats.
Tags: 1933, Crowds, Decatur IL, Events, Festivals, NRA, NRA Parade, Parade, Photo File: Events/Festivals
Photograph from Armistice Day Parade in 1943
Photograph from the Armistice Day Parade in November of 1943.
Photos of People enjoying Lake Decatur Beach.
Photographs of people enjoying the beach, swimming, playing in the sand, diving off the tower, water slide, and life guards.