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Photo of Conrad Striewing, owner of the Crystal Theater.

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Photograph of "Conrad Striewing, died May 30, 1914. Proprietor of the Crystal Theater on Water Street. For many years he was a traveling salesman but later he purchased the theater. He bought the theater in 1911. It was called the Nasawan but he…

Fairview Park - Natural Spring

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These are the photographs of the natural spring at Fairview Park that was on the south side of the Park by Park Place. It bubbled up in a cobble masonry until 1908 when the Seventh Ward sewer was put in. The photos were taken in 1897 and 1909

Photo of old bureau owned by E. R. Culver

Photograph of an old bureau, made about 1839, was owned by E. R. Culver of Decatur. It was probably the first piece of furniture every made by a white man on the site of Decatur. It was made by a friend of Culver's father, Watt Culver. Photo ran in…