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Photo of Ferris Wheel and Riders

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Photograph of the Ferris Wheel with people riding and waiting.

Fairview Park Bridge

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This is a glass negative of a bridge in Fairview Park. The photo was taken by the Pfile's Camera Shop for the Decatur Herald & Review in Decatur, IL around 1930.

Dreamland Park

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This is a photograph of Dreamland Park showing the amusement park in the background and men in row boats on Dreamland Lake. The photo was taken by Decatur Herald & Review on March 12, 1916. Dreamland Park was later added to Fairview Park.

Fairview Park - Work

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These are negatives showing the work done to take care of Fairview Park. This includes cutting up trees, planting trees, putting up signs, and road work. The photos were taken by Decatur Herald & Review.

Fairview Park - Ice Skating

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These are photographs of people skating on Dreamland Lake at Dreamland Park, which later became part of Fairview Park. The photos were taken by J.K. Stafford on February 2, 1908.

Fairview Park - Scenes

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These are negatives of Fairview Park. The photos were taken by Decatur Herald & Review in 1937 and 1968.