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"Homecoming of A-Co. 124 Machine Gun Co."

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

"Women, Uncle Sam Wants To Know What You Can Do"

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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

Banquet given at S.A.T.C. mens hall for returned colored soldiers. 4/11/1919

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WWI - Banquet for returned colored soldiers at the SATC (Student Army Training Corps) Hall, April 11, 1919.

Class In Surgical Dressings, c. 1918

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WWI - Class in surgical dressings, Red Cross. C. 1918.

Eastside Red Cross Headquarters - Jasper Street School

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Ladies Sitting Around Picnic Tables Making Bandages, Written on photograph "Eastside Red Cross Hdq. Jasper Street School."

Flag Raising at Firehouse #1

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Photograph of the ceremonial flag raising at Firehouse #1 in Decatur, IL. Wording at the top of the photograph denotes the topic of the photograph and where the photo can be found in the book.

Food Poster at the Courthouse

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Food poster on Courthouse with two cars below c. 1917. Poster states: "Food will win the war. Don't waste it."

Harold B. Walter in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Walter, Harold B., Article on back of photo; "Walter in Virginia; H. B. Walter, chief petty officer, son of M r. and Mrs. F. J. Walter, 7 West Drive, was home recently on furlough and and visited his parents and family.…

Headquarters for the State Council of Defense

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Photo of the interior of the Decatur headquarters for the State Council of Defense during WWI

Jackson School Boys - Red Cross Workers

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WWI - Group Photograph of Jackson School Boys, c. 1918. Writing on photograph "Jackson School Boys - Red Cross Workers"