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Riverside Park

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These are photos of Riverside Park. The photos were taken by Decatur Herald or Daily Review around 1900.

Lincoln Park

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This is a photograph of Lincoln Park taken by either the Decatur Herald or Daily Review around 1914.

Faries Park

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This is a photo of men swimming in the Sangamon River at Faries Park on July 12, 1914. The photo was taken by either the Decatur Herald or Daily Review.

Central Park - Public Market

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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…

Central Park - Storm in February 2, 1883

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These photos show Central Park after a storm on February 2, 1883. The photos were taken by the Decatur Herald or Daily Review, and used in the Review on March 21, 1912.

Central Park - Before 1865

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This is a photograph of a drawing of what Central Park looked like before 1865. The photo was used by the Decatur Herald or Daily Review on June 23, 1928.

George W. Kraft

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Photograph of George W. Kraft (d. 8/21/1851, d. 8/26/1931). He was a business man and hotel owner, who was originally from Baltimore, MD. He came to Decatur at 13 years old, and was enrolled in the 3rd Ward School. He spent his summers working for…

John A. Keck

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Photograph of John A. Keck (d. 8/7/1928). He was the proprietor of the Keck Cigar Box Factory. He was a printer for Kimball and Lindsay Co. and Mueller Manufacturing Co. He was also a cabinet maker for Decatur Furniture Co. Keck went into business…

Levi P. Graham

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Photograph of Levi P. Graham (d. 1907). He was a patent attorney and inventor. Graham invented a seed corn sorter, and had several other patents on corn planting machinery. The photo was taken by Smith of Decatur, and ran in the Decatur Herald on…