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Photograph of Lifeguards

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Photograph of a group of lifeguards thought to be at Lake Decatur at an unknown date.

Photographs of Fishing Catches

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Photographs of two men's catfish catches while fishing in Decatur, date unknown.

Photographs of Golfer Eleanor Barnes

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Photographs of golfer Eleanor Barnes sporting the golf dress style taken July 27th, 1913.

Photograph of Child Flying Kite

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Photograph of a child flying a kite taken March 10th, 1956.

Photograph of Man on Bicycle

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Photograph of a man on a popular style of bicycle from 1890, the photograph was taken on July 24th, 1910.

Photograph of Decatur's Charles Dressen

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Photograph of Charles Dressen, who was recruited from Decatur and went on to play major league baseball for the Cincinnati Reds in 1919. This photograph was taken On September 24th, 1934.

Photograph of Commissioner of Baseball Kenesaw Landis at Fans Field

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Photograph of Kenesaw Landis with a group of men at Fans Field in Decatur IL. Landis was the first appointed Commissioner of Baseball in 1920 and served until his death in 1944.

Photograph of a Baseball Meeting

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Photograph taken on August 23rd of 1944 of a group of men at a baseball meeting.