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Mrs. Will McKee's Oral History

This is the oral history of Mr. Will McKee. She was interviewed by Betty Turnell on January 23, 1978. This interview includes her college years, early Decatur, Powers Building, Powers Opera House, and transportation.

Prof. Robert Walter, Sr.

Photograph of Prof. Robert Walter, Sr. (died 11/13/1931). Leader of the Goodman Band of Decatur for over 40 yeas and director of music at the Powers Grand Opera House. He was also a private music instructor. Photo by Van Deventer of Decatur, IL.