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Photos of The First Methodist Church

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Photograph from a postcard of the First Methodist Church, 201 W. North Street, Decatur, IL. Photograph of First Methodist Church taken in 1934. Photograph of the interior of First Methodist Church. Photograph of First Methodist Church, corner of W.…

Silas T. Lowry

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Photograph of Silas T. Lowry, (born /28/1863; died 5/17/1934.) Member of Decatur Fire Department 34 years, retiring 1931. Appointed fire chief 1928. Prior to service with fire department Silas worked as a printer for the Herald and Review. Son of…

J. Harold "Dutch" Henry and Football Player

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Photograph of J. Harold with an unknown man in a football uniform. Henry was the athletic director at MacArthur High School, and the business manager of the Decatur Commodores. He was also the executive adviser of the Decatur Boys Baseball…

J. Harold "Dutch" Henry

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Photograph of J.Harold "Dutch" Henry. Henry was the athletic director at MacArthur High School, and the business manager of the Decatur Commodores. He was also the executive adviser of the Decatur Boys Baseball organization. He was a member of the…

Mayme Foster's Oral History

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This is the oral history of Mayme Foster. She was interviewed by Betty Turnell on May 8, 1987. This interview covers her early life, coming to Decatur, working as a seamstress, and her work with the First United Methodist Church in Decatur.