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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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  • Tags: Greenwood Cemetery

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…

Henry Schlie

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Photograph of Henry Schlie; (died 11/30/1922) married Augusta Schwab 6/1/1879; she died in 1899. He organized the Decatur Retail Grocers' Association. He was head of the firm Schlie & Dehler, store located on South Water Street. Full obit: Decatur…

Joseph Michl

Photo of Joseph Michl (born. March 17, 1831; died 1/12/1914) obituary in the Decatur Herald on 1/13/1914; p.3. Joseph Michl started the cigar business 1858.

Jesse E. Bendure

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Photograph of Jesse E. Bendure (d. 3/11/1908), superintendent of Greenwood Cemetery for 29 years. Owned a grocery store on S. Main St. when he first came to Decatur, and also served as the Macon County Coroner for 4 terms. He was the father of Roy…