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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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Mrs. L.C. (Edith) McNabb's Oral History

This is the oral history of Mrs. L.C. (Edith) McNabb. She was interviewed by Betty Turnell in April 1980. The interview includes her time at Millikin University as a Professor of Speech, her work with WSOY, and her tele-courses on Channel 17 and…

Board of Directors Meeting - July 21, 1977

This is the minutes and agenda from the Board of Directors meeting on July 21, 1977. At this meeting, the Board discussed an autopage location, the agreements with CLSI and Rolling Prairie Libraries, prizes for the Summer Reading Program, CPR…

Board of Directors Meeting - April 20, 1989

These are the minted and agenda of the Board of Directors meeting on April 20, 1989. At this meeting the Board discussed the city librarian's report, committee reports, avenues of excellence, expenditures, bills, monthly statistics, budget,…

Photo of Larry King and Sid Rotz WSOY Radio Personalities

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Photograph of Larry King and Sid Rotz Radio Personalities on WSOY Radio Station.

Photos of Contest Winner, Listeners, Millikin Quartet, Hap Jensen and Harry Bradford and wife.

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Photo of WSOY Contest Winners, 5/11/1940; Photo of Radio Listeners in the WSOY studio, 3/18/1943; Photo of Millikin University Quartet, Millikin Hour, 5/15/1943. Photo of Harry Bradford and wife, 10/20/1937. Photo of Hap Jensen, 3/31/1957.

Photos of Programmers at WSOY Radio Station.

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Photo of programmer, taken 9/21/1955. Photo of radio DJ inside studio, taken 1965. Photographs of WSOY DJ in studio, taken 1955. Photograph of Programmer, taken 9/21/1955.

Photos of the WSOY Radio Station Building, Antenna, Aerial View and WSOY News Automobile.

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Aerial photograph of WSOY building and antenna. Street level photograph of WSOY, antenna in the background. Photograph of the Gushard Building with WSOY/WJBL antenna on top of the building. Photograph of the WSOY Mobile News Automobile. Photograph of…

Photo of William E. McElvain in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: McElvain, William E., Article on back of photo; "Coastguardsman McElvain Here; William E. McElvain, seaman first class in the coast guard and former news editor for WSOY, is on leave here. He is accompanied by his wife, the…

Photo of Joseph S. Goldman in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Goldman, Joseph S., Article on back of photo; "James W. Lucas, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lucas of 1890 North Twenty-second Street, and Joseph S. Goldman, son of Mr. and Mrs. O. G. Goldman of 250 West King street, spent…