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Photo of Masonic Temple W. William St.
Photograph of the Masonic Temple on W. William St. including several automobiles parked along the street.

Mary A. Nesbitt
Photography of Miss Mary A. Nesbitt; (died 5/8/1937). First Woman optometrist in Illinois. She practiced optometry for 32 years before she retired in 1925. About 1907 she went to South Dakota and homesteaded for awhile. She came back to Decatur and…