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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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Frankye Morgan's Oral History

This is the oral history of Frankye Morgan. She was interviewed by Betty Turnell on January 10, 1986. The interview includes her career as a teacher and her talent as a gardener and singer.

Photo of Rev. Horace Reed

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Photograph of Rev. Horace Reed; (died 11/15/1914). Methodist minister who at the time of death was one of the oldest in the Methodist conference. He came to the pastorate of the First Methodist Church in Decatur in 1874 and remained 2 years. He…

Photo of Rev. H. C. Gibbs

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Photograph of Rev. H. C. Gibbs, member of the Preacher's Aid Society for 42 years. He was at one time pastor of the First Methodist Church in Decatur, coming in here in 1901. He was connected with the society in various relationships, as, pastor,…

Photos of Rev. William J. Davidson

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Photograph of Dr. William J. Davidson, retired Methodist minister. Was minister at the Decatur First Methodist Church from 1902-1907 during which time the church at the corner of Church and North streets was built. He was also president of Nebraska…