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Photographs from the Library Block Fire

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Photographs from the February 21, 1892 fire that occurred at Library Block, formerly the Roberts and Green Building. 4,300 volumes, together with furniture and fixtures were lost.

Photographs from the Decatur Coffin Company Fire

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Photographs of the fire at the Decatur Coffin Company which occurred July 10, 1907. The fire was discovered at 2 am Wednesday morning and did $20,000 damage to the building. The fire was discovered by the watchman at the plant, John Moore, on theā€¦