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Arthur W. Kinkade

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Photograph of Arthur W. Kinkade. He was the business manager for the Decatur school district from 1915 to 1922, and the manual training instructor in the Decatur public schools from 1910 to 1915. From 1923 to 1927, he was living in Seattle, WA and…

Arthur W. Kinkade

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Photograph of Arthur W. Kinkade. He was the business manager for the Decatur school district from 1915 to 1922, and the manual training instructor in the Decatur public schools from 1910 to 1915. From 1923 to 1927, he was living in Seattle, WA and…

Mrs. Ira N. (Mary) Barnes

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Photograph of Mrs. Mary Barnes (b. 5/13/1838, d. 8/22/1931), the wife of Dr. Ira N. Barnes. Mary Barnes was a charter member of the Decatur Art Class, and taught in the Decatur Public Schools for many years. Mary Barnes was also active in civic…

Brush College School #1

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Photograph of students standing in front of Brush College School #1 with automobiles in front.

Mr. W. Lindley Huff's Oral History

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This is the oral history of W. Lindley Huff. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell with his wife, Helen, and granddaughter, Marcia Morey, in June 1979. The interview covered the Huff Lumber Co., his early life, the Great Depression, and his time on…

Lester Grant's Oral History

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This is the oral history of Lester J. Grant. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell on March 28, 1988. This interview covered his early life, time as the superintendent of Decatur Public Schools, and his retirement. Included with this oral history is…

Mrs. H.F. Carmichael's Oral History

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This is the oral history of Mrs. H.F. Carmichael. She was interviewed by Betty Turnell on December 1, 1977. This interview covers her early life, her husband's time in the Decatur Public School System, Billy Sunday's crusade in Decatur, her time in…

Shirley Kistler's Oral History

This is the oral history of Shirley Kistler. She was interviewed by Bil Larrick. This recording covers Shirley Kistler's work as a teacher in the Decatur Public School System. Done on 4/27/2016.