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"Homecoming of A-Co. 124 Machine Gun Co."
WWI - Float in Homecoming Parade of A Co. 124 Machine Gun Battalion for Heroic Dead. pg. 54. c.1918

"Off For The Hunt" by Charles L. Wasson

Photograph of man holding gun with three dogs; titled "Off For The Hunt" by Charles L. Wasson, International Stereograph Co.

"Women, Uncle Sam Wants To Know What You Can Do"
Billboard in Central Park advertising a registration day for women of Decatur to sign up for the Decatur unit of the Women's Committee, Council of National Defense during WWI. c. 1917

A. Schuerman

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Photograph of A. Schuerman, taken by the Herald and Review, dated 1883.

Aaron Smick

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Photograph of Aaron Smick; (died 11/19/1913). Decatur real estate dealer for many years. In the late 1870's he and C. C. Carter opened a real estate, loan and insurance office at 152 E. Prairie St. They remained in business together until about 1886.…

Ada Tilley

Photograph of Ada Tilley on the right with Dorothy Sullivan on the left and Jess Doyle middle, taken July 4, 1942.

Ada Tilley and her husband James

Photograph of Ada and James Tilley standing on steps.

Adolph A. Sigfried

Photograph of Adolph A. Sigfried; (died 1/26/1935). Veteran actor of International reputation, whose home was in Decatur. He established the first vaudeville theater in Decatur. In 1903 he opened his theater in the 300 Block N. Water and in 1909 a…

Aerial Views of Lost Bridge

Photo BR2 Lost Bridge Aerial
Photo BR3 Lost Bridge Future View #2
Photo BR4 Lost Bridge Future View #1
Photo BR5 Lost Bridge New Construction
Photo BR6 Lost Bridge Ground Level

Albert G. Webber

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Photograph of Albert G. Webber; (died 5/2/1947); came to Decatur from Germany about 1863; admitted to practice law in 1879; retired in 1942, his 64th year as an attorney; charter member of the First English Lutheran Church and a member of the Masons.…