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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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  • Tags: U.S. Navy

James A. Cooper - Navy Uniform

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This is the glass negative of James A. Cooper in his Navy uniform. The photo was taken by Charles Wasson of Wasson Studios in Decatur, IL in the early 20th century.

Harry H. Brown

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These are the glass negatives of Harry H. Brown in his US Navy uniform. The photos were taken by Charles Wasson of Wasson Studios in Decatur, IL in the early 20th century.

Charles E. Lee's Oral History

This is the oral history of Charles E. Lee. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell in December 1980. The interview includes his early life, his education, time in the U.S. Navy, law career, time in the IL state Senate, time as Mayor of Decatur, raceā€¦

U.S.S. Stephen Decatur

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Photograph of the U.S.S. Stephen Decatur during World War I.

U.S.S. Stephen Decatur

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Photograph of U.S.S. Stephen Decatur during World War II.

U.S.S. Stephen Decatur

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Photograph of the U.S.S. Stephen Decatur during World War II

Navy Couple

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Photograph of an unknown couple. The man is wearing a US Navy uniform. The photo was taken by Lindquist Studio in Decatur, IL.

Navy Seaman

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Photograph of an unknown Navy seaman in naval uniform from the World War I era.