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Arthur B. Alexander

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Photograph of Arthur B. Alexander, a prominent Decatur contractor. He was a member of File & Alexander, contractors. He was also a city engineer at one point. Photo was taken around 1911.

C.E. Akers

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Photograph of C.E. Akers, a prominent Decatur furniture dealer in business with Alva Wilson for 20 years. He was also the president and stockholder of the Osgood-Heiner Co. After leaving the furniture business, he moved to Arkansas. The photo was…

Gus A. Ahrens and Nicholas Bommersbach

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Photograph of Gus A. Ahrens and Nicholas Bommersbach shaking hands. Ahrens owned the "Ye Auto Shot" at 1103 E. Cantrell. He was killed during a holdup at that store on July 14, 1920. Bommersbach was Decatur's first and oldest florist, and owned…

A Visit from President Taft

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Photograph of President Howard Taft with several unknown men in front of a train car in Decatur, IL. This photo was found with the Adkins family photographs. It is unknown if one of the men in the photo is a member of the Adkins family.

Adkins Family in Front of the House

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Photograph of the Adkins family standing outside of a house in Decatur, IL

Mrs. Adkins

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Photograph of Mrs. Adkins sitting in a living room.

Mrs. Adkins and Soldier

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Photograph of Mrs. Adkins with unknown soldier dressing in a World War II uniform. Both are standing outside in a backyard setting. The photo was taken on June 22, 1944.

Mrs. Adkins

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Photograph of an unknown woman presumed to be Mrs. Adkins standing on the sidewalk in front of a house and automobile.

Hamilton E. Adams

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Photograph of Hamilton E. Adams, taken by Vandeventer Studios of Decatur IL, and published in the Decatur Daily Review on January 4, 1928. Adams was a retired farmer from Piatt County, and lived at 252 E. Condit St. in Decatur. He was a member of…

Captain T.J. Abel

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Photograph of Captain T.J. Abel taken by Rembrandt's of Decatur, and used in the Decatur Daily Review on October 27, 1925. Capt. Abel was a veteran of the Civil War, and member of Abel & Locke, a carpet, wallpaper, and drapery dealer. He later went…