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Photos of People attending church on Easter at First United Methodist.

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Photograph of church members leaving First Methodist Church on Easter morning. "Gay, flowered hats partially relieved the monotony of heavy suits worn by the Easter parade crowd which left First Methodist church March 31, 1907. Despite the fact that…

Photo of St. John's Episcopal Church Consecration 1912

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Photograph of St. John's Episcopal Church Consecration in 1912. Photo shows procession leading into the church. Print from J. K. Stafford collection of negatives taken in the late 1890's and early 1900's which were in possession of Mr. and Mrs. Jack…

Photos of Decatur Bridge Company

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Photograph BS67: Decatur Bridge Co. Office Building - New, photo taken 1/23/1911. Print from J. K. Stafford Collection of negatives taken in the late 1890's and early 1900's which were in possession of Mr. and Mrs. Jack French of Cerro Gordo in…

Photo of Old Post Office

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Photograph of Old Post Office Located N. Main and Eldorado Streets. Print from J. K. Stafford Collection of negatives taken in the late 1890's and early 1900's which were in the possession of Mr. and Mrs. Jack French of Cerro Gordo in 1954--recovered…

Illinois Terminal Bridge Construction

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Photograph of the Illinois Terminal Bridge construction over the Sangamon River. J. K. Stafford was probably Decatur's first industrial photographer. For 26 years he was employed by the Decatur Bridge Company and during this time took hundreds of…

Photograph of a covered bridge, Macon County, IL.

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Photograph of Covered bridge taken on 1/20/1907, from the Oklahoma District. Print from J. K. Stafford collection of negatives taken in the late 1890's and early 1900's which were in possession of Mr. and Mrs. Jack French of Cerro Gordo in…

J. K. Stafford

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Photograph of J. K. Stafford, photo taken 3/7/1909; print from J. K. Stafford collection of negatives taken in the late 1890's and early 1900's which were in possession of Mr. and Mrs. Jack French of Cerro Gordo, IL. in 1954-- recovered from Stafford…

Edward G. Powers

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Photograph of Edward G. Powers on horseback. Edward died in 1950 at the age of 89, rides one of the several horses his family always kept when this picture was taken in June, 1908. Although there were motor cars in Decatur in that year, the horse…

James Millikin

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Photograph of James Millikin Funeral, horse drawn hearse. Print from J. K. Stafford collection of negatives taken in the late 1890's and 1900's which were in possession of Mr. and Mrs. Jack French of Cerro Gordo in 1954; recovered from Stafford attic…