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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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  • Tags: U.S. Navy

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, race…

U.S.S. Stephen Decatur

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

U.S.S. Stephen Decatur

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

U.S.S. Stephen Decatur

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

Navy Couple

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

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

Gene with a Monkey

Photograph of Gene Roberts with a monkey on his shoulder. The back of photo is labelled: "Is Darwin's theory correct? Evidently."