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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

Albert Leach

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Photograph of Albert Leach, City clerk for nearly 11 years. He resigned Dec 1, 1913 and went to California. He was employed in the Race Clothing store 25 years. He was elected city treasurer in 1901. In 1903 he was elected city clerk and remained…

Albert Leach

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Photograph of Albert Leach. City Clerk for nearly 11 years. He resigned Dec 1, 1913 and went to California. He was employed in the Race Clothing Store 25 years. He was elected City Treasurer in 1901. In 1903 he was elected City Clerk and remained…

August "Gus" C. Labhardt

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Photograph of August "Gus" C. Labhardt (d. 11/14/1947). He operated a confectionery in the 200 block East Eldorado about 50 years. He was at one time a Decatur mail carrier. Photo by Chamberlain of Decatur.

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.

Capt. Robert P. Lytle

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Photograph of Capt. Robert P. Lytle; (died May 4, 1913). Assistant postmaster. He was appointed postmaster in 1875 and held that office several years. In 1897 he was named assistant postmaster. Before entering the post office he formed a partnership…

Capt. W. L. Krigbaum

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Photograph of Capt. W. L. Krigbaum take by the Herald and Review, Decatur, IL.

Charles E. Lee

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Photograph of Charles E. Lee seated in front of bookcase.

Charles M. Lytle

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Photograph of Charles M. Lytle. The body of Decatur man recovered in Chicago River. Member of the I.O.O.F. in Decatur, IL. Mr. Lytle was born in Waterford, PA. in 1850. Charles was engaged in a clothing business in Waterford with his brother. He…