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- Tags: Transfer House
Tags: 14-room house, 815 W. Main St., Amusement Park, Arcade Hotel, automobile, Barn, Bermuda, Betty Turnell, Bicycle, Blue Book, Bob Hope, Buick, changes in Decatur, Charlotte Wait Holder, childhood, Citizens Building, clubhouse, Country Club, cruise ship, Decatur Club, Decatur High School, Decatur IL, department stores, Downtown, Dreamland Lake, Dreamland Park, England, Ethel Barrymore, Fairview Park, fashion, fire, Fishing Club, Florida, Ford Model T, France, Gebhart Store, golf, golf house, Gushards Store, high-top shoes, horse, Interurban station, interurbans, interview, Italy, Jerusalem, Lemonwood School, Lincoln Highway, Lincoln Theatre, Mary French School, Medira, men's club, merry-go-round, Miami FL, Michigan, New York, New York City, Ohio, oral history, Powers Opera House, Powers Theatre, private club, recording, road markers, roller coaster, Roosevelt Junior High School, ship, South Side Country Club, Southmoreland, Spain, stage plays, Stewarts Store, Streetcars, summer vacation, swimming lake, swimming pool, tennis court, tire blow outs, train, Transfer House, Wait-Cahill Wholesale Company, wholesale drug and notions store, winter vacation, Wood St. School
Tags: "speedys" letters, 1984, A.G. Webber, Absolum Newland, accounting department, August 1984, automobile tires, bank failure, Betty Turnell, bookkeeping machine, brother's surgery, Brown's Business College, cactus, cafeteria, carbon paper, Caterpillar Co., Caterpillar Military Engine Co., changes to Decatur, Chautauqua, choir, cottonwood tree, crystal radio sets, Decatur High School, Decatur IL, Decatur Lumber Co., doctor's office, Dr. N.D. Meyers, Dr. William Barnes, Dune School, education, electronics courses, Fairview Park, Faries Manufacturing Co., First Lutheran Church, Flood, Florida, Forest Grove School, Frank Ware, general labor, George W. Keller, Great Depression, greenhouse, grocery store, hauling coal, Helen Harder, Hilltop Greenhouse, interview, Jackson St. School, Jasper County IL, Johns Hill, lap rugs, Leader Iron Works, Lincoln Coop Apartments, Lincoln Flower Shop, Log Cabin, Louisa Newland, Madam Corolla Lous Tuca, McKinley assassination, mortgage, Mound School, Mr. Barber, Mrs. Frank M. Ware, neighborhood picnic, Nelson Park, new pews, oral history, Payroll, perpetual inventory, Postal Service, pottery, purchasing department, radio diagrams, raising plants, ready-made radios, receptionist, recording, retirement, sales department, short-hand, Signal Depot, singing, small business, Snake Hill, St. Mary's Hospital, Staley Company, Streetcars, succulents, T.T. Springer, toolmaker, Transfer House, truck barn, voice lessons, Warren St. School, Weber Fill, William Shorb, World War I, World War II, WWI, WWII
Tags: 1986, accounting, April 1986, Avon Theater, Bazley's Meat Market, Beach House, Betty Turnell, Bijou Theater, Brintlinger Funeral Home, broken home, Bryn Mawr PA, business major, C.L.U., changes to Decatur, Chartered Life Underwriter, childhood, College of Life Underwriters, contractor, Dean Mesnard, debit company, Decatur Club, Decatur High School, Decatur IL, Decatur Memorial Hospital, Dr. Beadles, Empress Theater, Fairview Park, family life, financial planning, G.I. Bill, Great Depression, heating engineer, inflation, insurance office, interview, Lake Decatur, life insurance, Life Underwriter's Training Council, Lincoln Apartments, Lincoln Hotel, Mary W. French School, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, Millikin University, mow lawns, mutual companies, old gravel pit, oral history, painter, Piggly-Wiggly, Prof. Glen Smith, Pythian Home, rake leaves, recording, Roosevelt Junior High School, salesmanship, Shinner's Meat Market, shovel snow, Steven's Creek, stock companies, swimming, Texaco Light House, Texaco Tower, Transfer House, Williamson Heating Company of Cincinnati, Woodrow Wilson Junior High School, workmen's compensation, World War II
Tags: 1985, Anna B. Millikin Home, August 1985, Betty Turnell, changes to Decatur, childhood, Country Club, Decatur High School, Decatur Hotel and the Arcade, Decatur IL, Erma Wait Cook, fire, Interurban, interview, junior high school, Lincoln Theatre, Mary French School, Millikin University, Morehouse and Wells, Mrs. George Cook, oral history, Packard automobile, recording, St. Nicholas Hotel, stage plays, streetcar, Transfer House, Travel, vaudeville, W. Main St., Wait-Cahill Wholesale Company, Women's Club, Wood Street School
Tags: "HMS Pinafore", "Little Prince", "Quality Street", "Red Mill", 1990, Alex Van Praag Sr., Armistice Day, Betty Jo Eickenberry, Central Railroad Depot, childhood, classified ad department, DAR, Decatur and Macon County Hospital, Decatur High School, Decatur IL, Dr. Jones, Elmer Nickel, Ethel Parkinson, Fires, Freda Douthit, GAR, Glee Club, Governor Oglesby Mansion board, Grand Army of the Republic, Great Depression, grocery stores, H.C. Schaub, Helen Gorham, Herald and Review, home birth, Howard Millard, ice block, Illinois Central Railroad, Indian schools, international traveling, Interurban, Interurban station, interview, January 1990, Jeanette MacDonald, Lake Decatur, Lincoln School, Linn and Scruggs, Louise Fyke, Macon County Conservation District, Macon County Hospital, Macon County Newsletter, Marietta School, Moweaqua mine disaster, Mrs. Jane Lee, Mt. Zion IL, oral history, plays, Poetry, poetry club, recording, Red Cross, Robert Williams, Roosevelt Junior High School, Shellabarger Mansion, St. Mary's Auxiliary, stalker, Stephen Decatur Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, streetcar, Switchboard, Toonerville Trolley, Transfer House, traveling, typing, Westminster Presbyterian Women, Women's Relief Corp, World War I
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
Tags: 100 Block E. Main St., 1910, 1912, 1927, 1934, 1943, 1962, 1969, 432 E. Main St., Blacksmith Shop, Bolay's Hobbies, Cheap Charley's Clothing, Dennis G. Mahorney, E. Main & Franklin, East Main St., Enloe's Drug Store, Ford Garage, Herald and Review, Lincoln Square, Millikin Bank, Photo File: Streets, St. Nicholas Hotel, Street Cars, Transfer House, Water St.
Photograph of the house at 637 W. Macon St., Decatur, IL. This is the Roberts family home.