Browse Items (2 total) Tags: Shoes Browse All Browse by Tag Search Items Sort by: Title Creator Date Added Richard Rodgers' Oral History #1 This is the first oral history of Richard Rodgers. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell on February 8 and 15, 1984. The interview includes his childhood, Decatur around World War I, and his work with Linn and Scruggs. Tags: 1984, air conditioning, automobiles, Baseball, Betty Turnell, Bijoux Theatre, Blue Book, board room, childhood, chimes, Clothing, Coal Mines, cook's stove, Decatur Civic Orchestra, Decatur IL, Decatur Public Library, Downtown, electricity, Empress Theatre, family orchestra, February 1984, Federal Home Loan Act, Feltman and Curm, FHA, First Methodist Church broadcast, Great Depression, Gushard Building, Gushard store, homogenization, Interurban, interview, John Philip Sousa's band, Lincoln Square, Lincoln Theatre, Linn and Scruggs, marimba, Millikin Orchestra, Millikin University, Music, Musician, Newspapers, oboe, oral history, out houses., pasteurization, public transportation, Pugh School, Radio, recording, refrigeration, Richard Rodgers, Roosevelt Junior High School, salt water taffy, shoe repair, Shoe Store, Shoes, shopping, Stephen Decatur High School, Street Cars, Swarthout Brothers, telephones, The Anvil Chorus, Transfer House, triangle, unpaved streets, vaudeville theatre, vitaphone programs, WJBL station, World War I, WWI, xylophone Photo of Schiff's Shoe Store Photograph of the interior of Schiff's Shoe Store, clerks and customers preparing for the grand opening. Tags: 1949, 322 N. Water St., Business, Herald and Review, Noel C. Dicks, Photo File: Business, Schiff's Shoe Store, Shoes Featured Item 1906 Ebel's Decatur City Directory This is the 1906 Ebel's Decatur City Directory.