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Photo of The Strand Theatre

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Photograph of The Strand Theatre located on the corner of Main and Water Streets, Decatur, IL. Opened 9/24/1915.

Photo of Tunis Wilson Funeral Procession

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Photographs of the funeral procession for Tunis Wilson; (died 4/20/1917). Tunis Wilson was a second lieutenant in Company L. of the Fifth Infantry Regiment of Illinois. He was recruiting men for his company when he contracted pneumonia and died. His…

Ralph R. and Carl A. Wise

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Photograph of Ralph R. and Carl A. Wise. They are sons of H. B. Wise of Decatur who died in 1940. Ralph now lives in Exeter, Calif and served in World War I. Carl now lives in Galveston, Texas and is the physical director of Y.M.C.A. there. Before…

Tunis Wilson Funeral

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Photograph of funeral procession of Tunis Wilson. Ran in the Decatur Daily Review, 4/26/1917. Full obit: Decatur Herald; 4/23/1917; p. 3

Dr. O. M. Williamson

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Photograph of Dr. O. M. Williamson; formerly of Sullivan and Decatur having moved to California in 1950. Dr. Williamson had offices in the Citizens Building in Decatur for several years. He was a graduate of the Barnes Medical College of St. Louis in…

Dr. Arthur F. Wilhelmy

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Photograph of Dr. Arthur F. Wilhelmy; (died 4/16/1920). He started his practice of medicine in Decatur about 1897 after graduating from the Cincinnati College of Medicine. He was elected county physician soon after taking up his practice here. He was…

Arthur Van Cleve

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Photograph of Arthur Van Cleve; (died 11/1/1950). He was formerly a Decatur attorney. He practiced law in Decatur after his graduation from the U. of I. law school in 1911 until he entered service in World War I. After his return from France he moved…

Dr. Otis O. Stanley

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Photograph of Dr. Otis O. Stanley, prominent Decatur Physician. In 1901 he received his degree from the University of Illinois and during the next year worked as assistant in physiology at the university while working on his master's degree. He…

Lieut. and Mrs. H. C. Mechtoldt

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Photograph of Lieut. and Mrs. H. C. Mechtoldt. Lt. Mechtoldt died Feb 26, 1938. Retired naval officer and veteran of World War I. He left Decatur in 1911. He had been the Navy 21 years and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery. Photo taken by…