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This is the oral history of Robert H. Dumas. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell on 2/13/1986. The interview covers his early life and education, time in the military, library experience, and time at Decatur Public Library.
Photograph of Mrs. E.A. Gastman handing out diplomas to the children who participated in the Childrens Summer Reading contest at the Decatur Public Library on August 31, 1927. The photo was taken by Seitz Studio and used in the Decatur Herald.
Photograph of Almira A. Powers (Mrs. George Powers). She was the daughter of Dr. and Mrs. John Giles, born March 2, 1818, at Charlemont, Mass. Lived in Tuscalossa, Ala. met and married Honorable George Westcott Powers , a young attorney. Moved to…
Photograph of Jan De Graff, a prominent Decatur contractor in the early 1900s. He mainly worked as a general contractor who erected many of the…