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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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Mrs. E.B. Chapman

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This is the glass negative of Mrs. E.B. Chapman that was taken by Charles Wasson of Wasson Studios in Decatur, IL in the early 20th century.

R.E. Cartwright - 2 Children

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These are the glass negatives of R.E. Cartwright's two children. The photos were taken by Charles Wasson of Wasson Studios in Decatur, IL in the early 20th century.

D. Broun - Millikin University Junior, Kappa Delta Chi

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This is the glass negative of D. Broun, taken by Charles Wasson of Wasson Studios in Decatur, IL in the early 20th century. At the time this photo was taken, D. Broun was a Junior at Millikin University and a member of Kappa Delta Chi.

Anna Brilley

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These are the glass negatives of Anna Brilley, taken by Charles Wasson of Wasson Studios in Decatur, IL in the early 20th century.

Mrs. Charles Boyer - Child

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This is the glass negative of Mrs. Charles Boyer's child. The photo was taken by Charles Wasson of Wasson Studios in Decatur, IL in the early 20th century.

Memo - Minivan - July 1995

This is a memo from John Moorman to the board on bids for a new minivan in July 1995. The memo list type, cost, and recommendation.

Board of Directors Meeting on February 18, 1982.

This is the agenda and minutes from the Board of Directors meeting on February 18, 1982. At this meeting the Board discussed committee report pertaining to expenditures, transfer of Evans Branch Library titles, the draft of the proposed budget for…

Photographs from the Decatur Trunk Factory Fire

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Photographs from the June 18, 1914 fire that occured at the Decatur Trunk Factory and the 'Come Across' pool room on N Water St. The fire was started by a loud explosion that originated in the pool room and was heard and felt throughout the business…

Photographs from the Decatur Hotel and Arcade Building Fire

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Photographs from the April 21, 1915 fire at the Decatur Hotel and Arcade building in downtown Decatur. The fire was discovered by an engineer in the boiler room of the basement of the hotels, but no explanation of how the fire had originated was…