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Photograph of N. Jackson St. at the 500 Block

Photograph of the house at the 500 block of N. Jackson St. This house was built by David S. Shellabarger in 1866. In 1879 he built another home at Franklin and Eldorado which became the Decatur High School annex and was torn down in 1934.

Photo of House on 448 N. Franklin Street.

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Photograph of Houses on 448 N. Franklin Street. "Built by D. S. Shellabarger in 1879. The present high school building was started in 1910. In September, 1909, the Shellabarger house and grounds was purchased by the Decatur board of education and…

Ralph R. and Carl A. Wise

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Photograph of Ralph R. and Carl A. Wise. They are sons of H. B. Wise of Decatur who died in 1940. Ralph now lives in Exeter, Calif and served in World War I. Carl now lives in Galveston, Texas and is the physical director of Y.M.C.A. there. Before…

Photo of U. S. Navy Enlistments, Decatur High School Graduates, Decatur, IL.

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Herald and Review Library: Photo of Decatur High School Graduates that enlisted in the U. S. Navy: Article on back of photo; "These sailors were graduated from Decatur high school last June and have finished six weeks at Great Lakes Naval Training…

Barkley Selby Brooks

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Photograph of Barkley Selby Brooks (d. 3/3/1954), an Decatur architect and building with the firm Brooks, Bramhall, and Dague. He was the architect on the Decatur High School, the junior high schools, Millikin University, D&MC Hospital, Macon County…

Graduation Photograph of an Unknown Woman

Graduation photograph of an unknown woman taken by Van Deventer Studios in Decatur, IL

Ruth Wittke's High School Graduation Photo

Senior photograph of Ruth Wittke taken by Lindquist Studios, Decatur, IL on 12/24/1935. Ruth graduated from Decatur High School in 1936.