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Photo of Post Office on Franklin Street, Decatur, IL.

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Photograph of the Post Office located on Franklin Street, Decatur, IL. Photo by Don Baker.

Photograph of 418 N. Water St.

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Photograph of 418 N. Water St. For 45 years this handsome residence stood on the northeast corner of North and Water streets. In 1916 it was demolished to make way for the business buildings. J.R. Race erected the home in 1870-1871 and it was at the…

Photograph of a Carl Sandburg Poem with Matching Article

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Photograph of a Carl Sandburg poem about Decatur and an article about the Poem taken in October of 2002.

Photograph of a Decatur High School Postcard

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Photographs of a Decatur High School postcard from an unknown date. This is the first high school building, built in 1869 at Broadway and North Streets in Decatur before the second high school was building was built on N. Franklin Street in 1911.

Photographs from Mark Dvorak's Banjo Performance at the Decatur Public Library, 2003.

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Photographs from Mark Dvorak's Banjo Performance at the Decatur Public Library in 2003. Mark Dvorak is a storyteller and folk singer from Chicago who performed his version of "The American Folk Song".