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Amherst Hardy's Oral History

This is the oral history of Amherst Hardy. He was interviewed by Robert Williams on February 28, 1990. The interview includes his early life, working for the Herald and Review, and his experience during World War II.

Certificate of Publication - March 8, 1972

This is the certificate of publication from the Decatur Herald and Review for an advertisement printed in the paper on March 8, 1972.

Certificate of Publication - March 15, 1972

This is the certificate of publication for an advertisement the Library had in the Decatur Herald and Review on March 12 & 15, 1972.

William Niedermeyer

Photograph of William Niedermeyer; (died 9/25/1914). Decatur grocer for many years. He conducted his grocery store in the rear of his home at 646 W. North from about 1893 until he sold out in 1913. He was prominent in Macon Co. Old Settlers' Ass'n…

Jerry P. Nicholson

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Photograph of Jerry P. Nicholson; (died Feb 25, 1917). He was first elected Macon County Sheriff in 1894. From 1906 to 1910 he served as a deputy. In 1910 he was again elected sheriff. After his first term as sheriff expires he was street…

Henry C. Mowry

Photograph of Henry C. Mowry; (died in 1908). Prominent grain dealer of Forsyth, Illinois. In 1867 he bought an elevator in Forsyth. About 1895 he sold out to J. B. Good and later Good sold to the Shellabarger Elevator Co. Photo by VanDeventer of…

Clyde Milton

Photograph of Clyde Milton, foundling sitting on a chair. Photo by Wasson Studios of Decatur, IL.