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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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Lee D. Pigott's Interview #1

This is the oral history of Lee D. Pigott. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell on January 30, 1978. The interview includes his youth and his teaching career.

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Amherst Hardy's Oral History

This is the oral history of Amherst Hardy. He was interviewed by Robert Williams on February 28, 1990. The interview includes his early life, working for the Herald and Review, and his experience during World War II.

Photograph of the Dennis School Building Site

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Photograph of the Dennis School building site taken in 1909 shortly before the school was built. This house once stood where the Dennis building now stands and this area used to be on the very edge of town, practically in the woods. Land on which the…

Photograph of the Dennis School building

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Photograph of the Dennis School building taken in 1910. Dennis School served the children of the west side for nearly 45 years before a new addition was constructed; this is how the building looked when it was being built in 1910. The school replaced…

Various Class Photographs from Dennis School

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Various class photographs from Dennis School taken on February 7th, 1931.