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Miscellaneous Photographs Old Street Scenes.

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Photograph of horse drinking from trough. Photo of new homes on New Street taken by George Baker. Photo of men working on street repair.

Oglesby School and Mother's Show

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Photographs of Oglesby School Building, Mother's Show and Cleaning Up in front of the school.

Central Park - Sleet Storm 3/20/1912

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These photos show Central Park after a sleet storm on March 20, 1912. The photos were taken by George Baker of Decatur, IL, and used in the Decatur Herald or Daily Review.

Photos of South Main Street, Decatur, IL.

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Photograph Decatur: "South Main Street before the Illinois Central subway was built. Road in foreground possibly Cleveland Ave. Looking northwest from the east side of the tracks. the old court house can be seen in the background. The Greenwood…

Photos of W. Decatur Street during 1910 and 1911.

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Photograph of W. Decatur Street near Fairview Ave. "Very little mechanical equipment was in use in 1911 when West Decatur Street near Fairview Avenue was paved with brick. Decatur's first hard-surface street was laid in 1884 when brick with sand…

Photographs of 230 W. Prairie Ave.

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Photographs of 230 W. Prairie Ave. This was the home of John R. Bradshaw, known as the Bradshaw apartments. It was sold by H. Vincent Allen, grandson of Bradshaw, to Mrs. M.E. Grover in 1948. The 1954 city directory listed it as being owned by Mrs.…