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Photo of Haworth Block 200 N. Water St., Decatur, IL.

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Photograph of building: 200 Block N. Water at N. Park Streets. This building stood at the corner of N. Water and N. Parks Street from 1884 to 1909. It is the Haworth block built by James H. Haworth in 1883-1884. It was the first building in the city…

Photo of Elks Club, Masonic Temple and Decatur Club, aerial view

Photograph of Decatur. This aerial view, looking north between Main and Church Streets, is taken from the south side of W. Prairie. It also shows the sites of the Elks Club, Masonic Temple, and Decatur Club.

Bachman Bros. & Martin Co. Building

Photograph the construction of the Bachman Bros. & Martin Co. building. This building was constructed in 1912-1913 with the formal opening in Sept. 1913. The name was changed to Bachman Co. in 1923. In October 1924 Linn & Scruggs moved into this…

Mrs. Wilbur C. (Marion) Wood

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Photograph of Mrs. Wilbur C. (Marion) Wood; (died 11/11/1937). Prominent member of the D.A.R. and wife of Dr. W. C. Wood, one of the most outstanding physicians and surgeons in Central Illinois. She organized the B.W. Chapter of the P.E.O. and served…

Lucien Carpenter Shellabarger

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Photograph of Lucien Carpenter Shellabarger; born 1/31/1868; died 6/12/1943; married Mable Lord; then married Mrs Iva Faith Camerer; 10/9/1917. Lucien was the son of David Shellabarger, owner and operator of the old Shellabarger Milling Co.;…

William S. Ridgly

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Photograph of William S. Ridgly; (died 10/20/1947) owner of Ridglydale Farms and former president of the Ridglydale Dairy; member of the Decatur Club, the Country Club, the Elks Club and the Chester White Swine Assn'; photo ran in the Decatur Herald…

John H. Neher

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Photograph of John H. Neher; (born 6/7/1860; died 4/10/1939; married Jennie Stockdale 11/22/1882; she died 9/2/1935). John was executive head of the Decatur Credit Rating bureau which he organized in 1923; member of Rotary Club, Decatur Club and…

Enos Kepler

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Photograph of Enos Kepler (d. 1/18/1928). He was a prominent Mason in Central Illinois, and a charter member of the Stephen Decatur Lodge No. 979. He was commander of the Beaumanoir commandery in 1912, and was a prelate for 17 years. He…

Dr. Harry C. Kepler

Photograph of Dr. Harry C. Kepler (d. 3/16/1949). He was a Decatur dentist for 50 years. His offices were in the Citizens Building. He was a member of the Decatur District Dental Society, the Illinois Dental Society, the American Dental…

Aaron Kaufman

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Photograph of Aaron Kaufman (d. 12/2/1938). He managed one of Decatur's leading men's clothing stores for 45 years. He opened a clothing store in Decatur in 1888, 9 years after opening the Kaufman store in Champaign. He retired in 1933, and the…