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Photograph of nominating E. S. McDonald for mayor.

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Nominating E.S. McDonald for mayor. Photo taken March 22, 1907 at 5 p.m. 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 1954-recovered…

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…

Citizens National Bank Building

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Photograph of the Citizens National Bank Building, no date on negative, but this building was started in the early part of 1909. Note old Masonic Temple and the Nickelodeon Theater in this photo. Print from J. K. Stafford Collection of negatives…

Bachman Bros. & Martin Co. Building

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Photograph the construction of the Bachman Bros. & Martin Co. building. This building was constructed in 1912-1913 with the formal opening in Sept. 1913. The name was changed to Bachman Co. in 1923. In October 1924 Linn & Scruggs moved into this…

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…

Wabash Railroad on the St. Louis Bridge

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Photograph Wabash passenger train on the St. Louis Bridge heading to St. Louis, MO. Photo taken Aug 28, 1898. Print from the J. K. Stafford Collection of negatives taken in the late 1890's and early 1900's which were in possession of Mr. and Mrs.…

Illinois Central Railway Bridge

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Photograph of a steam engine on the Illinois Central Railway Bridge. Photo taken Jan 20, 1907 from the County Bridge. The waterworks is shown at the right in this picture. Print from J. K. Stafford Collection of negatives taken in the late 1890's and…