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Photo of Dewsy's Dine-A-Mite Restaurant

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Photograph of Dewsy's Dine-A-Mite Restaurant located at 365 E. Wood St., Decatur, IL.

Photo of Decatur Traction and Electric Co. Power House

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Photograph of Decatur Traction and Electric Co. Power House, 405-409 Wabash Avenue. Built in 1899 and abandoned as power house five years later. It was used by several different firms as a warehouse and was torn down in June 1937.

Photos Decatur Railway and Light Co.

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Photograph BS142: Decatur Railway & Light Co. Employees in Office Dec. 1910; Decatur Business 977.358A, pg. 98. Photo BS143: Decatur Railway & Light Co. Power Plant--1909; Decatur Business 977.358A, pg. 99. Photo ran Review 4/18/1909. Photo was made…

Photo of the Decatur Outdoor Theatre

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Photograph Aerial view of the Outdoor Theater Drive-in, opened July 11, 1950.

Photo of Decatur Municipal Theatre - Outdoor Theatre

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Photograph of the Decatur Municipal Theatre located on Highway 51 near the waterworks.

Photos of Decatur Lumber Co.

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Photograph of the Decatur Lumber Co. --Lumber Shed. Photo ran in the Review Dec 31, 1909. Lumber Co. located at 666 N. Water at Wabash Street. Photo of Decatur Lumber and Manufacturing co. --Machine Room. This factory, located at 666 N. Water, is the…

Photos of Decatur Fountain Co. and L. H. Alvord

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Photograph of the Decatur Fountain Co. taken in 1910. Located at the north end of Lowber St. in what was known as the Chamber of Commerce addition. Photo ran Nov. 27, 1910 in the Decatur newspaper. Photograph of L. H. Alvord, President of Decatur…

Photo of R. R. Levine, Business Manager Decatur Dry Goods Co.

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Photograph of R. R. Levine, Business Manager of Decatur Dry Goods Co. located corner of Water and North Streets. Photo taken in 1921 by Wasson Studio of Decatur, IL.

Photo of William Danzeisen

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Photograph of William Danzeisen (born 8/5/1861; died 9/26/1951). Danzeisen came to Decatur in 1872. He entered business with his father in 1883, and later took over management of the packing house business his father started here. For many years the…

Photos from the Daily Review

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Photo BS324: Composing Room --1913. The composing room was on the second floor of the annex. Those identified in photo are, left to right, W. H. Kinkade, Charles Vest, Lawrence Hale, Earl Horine, George Eaton, and Henry Hoedinghaus. In the…