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Photographs of the Millikin University Football Team

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Photographs of the Millikin University football team during a game, at least one taken on October 3rd, 1908, the other two are undated. The photograph dated October 3rd was played against Normal with a score of Millikin-8 and Normal-2.

Photograph of a High Jump

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Photograph at an unknown location of a man doing a high jump taken on May 22nd, 1909.

Photographs of the Racetrack

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The first photo was taken August 23rd, 1898 at the George A. Keller racetrack located just north of Garfield Ave. and between the I.T.S. tracks and the Illinois Central R.R. tracks. The track was closed in 1908 when local option hit Decatur and…

Photograph of East Prairie St.

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Photograph of a horse being driven along East Prairie St. in Decatur around 1900 expresses his dislike of a new horseless carriage chugging along the corner. This picture of old Decatur was made from one of a number of glass negatives found in the…

Photographs of Scenes at the Wabash R.R. Station

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Photographs taken by J.K. Stafford of various scenes of steam locomotives at the Wabash R.R. station taken in the late 1890's and early 1900's.

Photograph of St. Louis Businessmen in Decatur to Board the Train Carrying Battery A

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Photograph of a group of about fifty St. Louis business and professional men, headed by Mayor Henry Ziegenhein, came to Decatur to meet and board the train carrying Batter A, the only Missouri unit to serve overseas during the Spanish American War.…