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Photos from the Jalopy Parade in April of 1943. Jalopy cars that would later be used for scrap metal were paraded around downtown to raise awareness for the use of scrapping old cars for the war effort. Decatur the first city to do this and was used…
Photographs taken from the NRA Parade of September 1933. A crowd of 75,000 people gathered for the parade to launch central Illinois "Buy Now" drive and see all the floats.
Photographs from several Old Settlers Association Reunions in Fairview Park taken in 1911, 1917, 1930 and 1935.
Photograph of the Roberts' family house in Decatur in 1932