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Photographs of 502 W. Prairie Ave.

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Photographs of 502 W. Prairie Ave. This was the home of Robert I. Hunt for over 50 years. It was bought by Leota Finley in 1948 from the heirs of the Hunt estate.

Photographs of 467 W. Prairie Ave.

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Photographs of 467 W. Prairie Ave. This was the home of William T. and Elizabeth H. Wells. It was bought in 1935 by Everett Mueller from the estate of Mrs. Wells. Muellers moved in 1942 and the house was acquired by Mrs. Carrie A. Suffern. In 1946 it…

Photograph of 464 W. Prairie Ave.

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Photograph of 464 W. Prairie Ave. In 1909 this was the home of William Traver. It has remained the Traver family home since then. In 1955 it was occupied by Mrs. Dorothy Traver McCormick, granddaughter of William Traver.

Photographs of 442 W. Prairie Ave.

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Photographs of 442 W. Prairie Ave. built in 1896, which was the residence of Dr. A.M. Drew.

Photographs of 424 W. Prairie Ave.

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Photographs of the interior and exterior of 424 W. Prairie Ave. This house was built in 1905 by George C. Kinsman. It was bought by Miss Ella Race in 1912. In 1946 it was sold to Paul Swarm of the Swarm Insurance Agency.

Photograph of 417 W. Prairie Ave.

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Photograph of 417 W. Prairie Ave. This house was built by Oliver Z. Greene in 1882. It was willed to his daughter, Mrs. K.H. Roby, Jr., after his death. It was bought by the First Baptist Church in 1923 and was included in the structure of the new…

Photographs of 348 W. Prairie Ave.

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Photographs of 348 W. Prairie Ave. It was the home of F. M. Young. He sold it to George A. Keller in 1903. In 1954 it was owned by Mollie M. Drobisch and it was an apartment house. It is not the Webster Cantrell Hall Annex.

Photographs of 328 W. Prairie Ave.

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Photographs of 328 W. Prairie Ave. This was the home of Orville B. Gorin. His daughter, Gussie, still lived there in 1954.

Photograph of 319 W. Prairie Ave.

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Photograph of 319 W. Prairie Ave. the residence of D.H. Conklin in 1896.

Photographs of 318 W. Prairie Ave.

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Photographs of 318 W. Prairie Ave. This house was built by B.O. McReynolds in the late 1800's. It was acquired by Jerome P. Gorin about 1916 and sold to Mary M. Heilman about 1941 according to listings in the city directory.