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  • Tags: J.K. Stafford

Fairview Park - Ice Skating

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These are photographs of people skating on Dreamland Lake at Dreamland Park, which later became part of Fairview Park. The photos were taken by J.K. Stafford on February 2, 1908.

Fairview Park - Winter Scene 1909

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Winter scenes of Fairview Park that were taken by J.K. Stafford on January 31, 1909.

Fairview Park - Old Settlers' Reunion

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These are the photographs of the Old Settlers' Reunion on August 18, 1898. The reunion was held at the pavilion in Fairview Park. The photos were taken by J.K. Stafford.

Fairview Park - Pavilion

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These are the photographs of the pavilion at Fairview Park. One photo includes woman and girls standing around the flower bed in front of the pavilion. The photos were taken around 1900.

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

Fairview Park - Couple on a Bridge

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This is a photograph of a man and woman standing on a bridge in Fairview Park. The photograph was taken by J.K. Stafford in November 1908.

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.