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"A Coming Eve
WWI - "A Coming Eve" float with hanging effigy of Kaiser Wilhelm in the Red Cross parade, May 1918.

"Homecoming of A-Co. 124 Machine Gun Co."
WWI - Float in Homecoming Parade of A Co. 124 Machine Gun Battalion for Heroic Dead. pg. 54. c.1918

"The Loyal Mothers of A. Co. 124 Machine Gun Co., Jan. 30th 1918"
WWI - Loyal mothers of A. Co. 124 machine gun battalion, 1/30/1918. See Mothers of A. Company pg. 1.

"Women, Uncle Sam Wants To Know What You Can Do"
Billboard in Central Park advertising a registration day for women of Decatur to sign up for the Decatur unit of the Women's Committee, Council of National Defense during WWI. c. 1917

Amherst Hardy's Oral History

This is the oral history of Amherst Hardy. He was interviewed by Robert Williams on February 28, 1990. The interview includes his early life, working for the Herald and Review, and his experience during World War II.

Arthur Van Cleve

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…

B.E. English - World War I Uniform

These are the glass negatives of B.E. English, a U.S. Army soldier during World War I in his uniform. The photo was taken by Charles Wasson of Wasson Studios in Decatur, IL around 1918.

Banquet given at S.A.T.C. mens hall for returned colored soldiers. 4/11/1919
WWI - Banquet for returned colored soldiers at the SATC (Student Army Training Corps) Hall, April 11, 1919.

Bessie Lindsey, Mrs. Lucien Nelson Lindsey

Photograph of Mrs. Lucien Nelson Lindsey, (Bessie) wife of Dr. Lucien Nelson Lindsey of Forsyth. One of the foremost collectors of old glass in the country. Elected Regent of the Stephen Decatur Chapter, D.A.R. in 1933. She was formerly vice regent.…