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Nelson Park - Sunken Garden

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This is a photo of the pond in the sunken garden at Nelson Park on November 2, 1938. The photo was taken by Decatur Herald & Review.

Nelson Park - Sledding

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These are photos of kids sledding in Nelson Park. The photos were taken by Decatur Herald & Review.

Nelson Park - Rock Garden

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These are negatives of the rock garden at Nelson Park. The photos were taken by the Decatur Herald & Review between 1929 and 1950.

Nelson Park - Beach

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These are photos of the beach at Nelson Park. They were taken by the Decatur Herald & Review between 1934 and 1939.

Nelson Park - Boathouse

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These are negatives of the boathouse and the boat and canoe livery at Nelson Park. The photos were taken by Decatur Herald & Review.

Nelson Park - Golf Course

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These are negatives of the Nelson Park golf course. The photos were taken by Decatur Herald and Review around 1940.

Nelson Park - Pavilion

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These are photos and negatives of the Nelson Park pavilions, both the old pavilion and the new one. Also shown is the opening night dance on July 14, 1931. The photos were taken by Rembrandt Studio and the Herald and Review.

Nelson Park - Bathhouse

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These are photographs and negatives of the bathhouses at Nelson Park. The photos show the interior and exterior of the new bathhouse, and the exterior of the old bathhouse. The photos were taken by the Herald and Review between 1938 and 1964.

Nelson Park - Scenery

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These are photographs of the scenery of Nelson Park. The photographs were taken by Rembrandt Studio and W.M. Bishop c. 1910.

Mrs. Frank M. Ware

This is the oral history of Mrs. Frank M. Ware. She was interviewed by Betty Turnell on August 31, 1984. The interview includes her childhood and career.

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