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- Tags: Dreamland Park
Tags: 14-room house, 815 W. Main St., Amusement Park, Arcade Hotel, automobile, Barn, Bermuda, Betty Turnell, Bicycle, Blue Book, Bob Hope, Buick, changes in Decatur, Charlotte Wait Holder, childhood, Citizens Building, clubhouse, Country Club, cruise ship, Decatur Club, Decatur High School, Decatur IL, department stores, Downtown, Dreamland Lake, Dreamland Park, England, Ethel Barrymore, Fairview Park, fashion, fire, Fishing Club, Florida, Ford Model T, France, Gebhart Store, golf, golf house, Gushards Store, high-top shoes, horse, Interurban station, interurbans, interview, Italy, Jerusalem, Lemonwood School, Lincoln Highway, Lincoln Theatre, Mary French School, Medira, men's club, merry-go-round, Miami FL, Michigan, New York, New York City, Ohio, oral history, Powers Opera House, Powers Theatre, private club, recording, road markers, roller coaster, Roosevelt Junior High School, ship, South Side Country Club, Southmoreland, Spain, stage plays, Stewarts Store, Streetcars, summer vacation, swimming lake, swimming pool, tennis court, tire blow outs, train, Transfer House, Wait-Cahill Wholesale Company, wholesale drug and notions store, winter vacation, Wood St. School
Tags: 1st contract, 8th grade education, Amusement Park, automobile mechanic, bricklayer foreman, bricklayers trade, bull ring, casino, catholic schools, changes in construction, changes to Decatur, childhood, Churches, Construction, Cuba tour, customer loyalty, Decatur IL, Dreamland Park, Fairview Park, family, Florida, freight foreman, future of Decatur, garden, Great Depression, Hawaii, health issues, Indiana, interview, Jasper County IL, Juarez, Linn & Scruggs building, Lodge, Macon School, Mexico, Nassau Bahamas, oral history, Pennsylvania Railroad, photography, recording, retirement, Sarasota FL, shoveling coal, Staley Company, Streetcars, Travel, union, Wabash Railroad, wildcat whistle, World War I, World War II, WPA workers, WWI, WWII
Tags: 1988, Amusement Park, Betty Turnell, Billy Sunday, carnivals, Circus, clearing tracks, crank, Decatur Club, Decatur IL, December 1988, drainage ditch, Dreamland Park, early 1900s, electric cars, gasoline heater, Home Telephone System, horse-drawn plow, horses, Hotel Orlando, interview, Lincoln Theatre, Linn and Scruggs, Millikin National Bank, oral history, plowing streets, Polar Ice Company, Postal Telegraph, Powers Opera House, Presbyterian Church, recording, Richard Rodgers, Riverside Park, sidewalks, sled, sleigh, Street Cars, Streets, tires, touring car, Western Union, wood block pavement, YMCA
Herald and Review Library: Matteson, Robert E., son of Mr. and Mrs. Leon Matteson, 524 W. Macon street, Decatur, IL.