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Photo of R. R. Levine, Business Manager Decatur Dry Goods Co.

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Photograph of R. R. Levine, Business Manager of Decatur Dry Goods Co. located corner of Water and North Streets. Photo taken in 1921 by Wasson Studio of Decatur, IL.

Dr. J. Frank Wallace

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Photograph of Dr. J. Frank Wallace; (died 5/6/1952). Former Decatur optometrist. After attending Decatur schools he attended a school of pharmacy, then entered the optometry business in Decatur. He was first located at 256 N. Main St., and in 1931…

Aaron Smick

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Photograph of Aaron Smick; (died 11/19/1913). Decatur real estate dealer for many years. In the late 1870's he and C. C. Carter opened a real estate, loan and insurance office at 152 E. Prairie St. They remained in business together until about 1886.…

John Shaw

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Photograph of John Shaw holding his hat and cane. John was born 10/19/1818 n Brownsville, Union County, Indiana. Article on John Shaw published in the Decatur Herald, 8/6/1911; p4.

William Seeforth

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Photograph of William Seeforth. He was hired by Oscar Mueller in 1895 and stayed there until he retired in 1944. He was the first to use a shovel for breaking the ground for the new plant. He worked in the blacksmith shop there. Photo by Wasson of…

J. R. Paisley

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Photograph of J. R. Paisley, President of the Standard Life Insurance Co. This company was brought to Decatur in 1911 through his efforts. It was then the Mutual Protective League of which he was supreme president. In 1914 the name was changed to…

Clyde Milton

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Photograph of Clyde Milton, foundling sitting on a chair. Photo by Wasson Studios of Decatur, IL.

Mrs. Charles A. (Flora) Mammen

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Photograph of Mrs. Charles A. (Flora) Memmen, taken by Wasson Studio in 1917. She is the mother of Castle William, who was killed in action in France October 1918, and after whom the local American Legion Post No. 105 was named. She was elected…

Nathan L. Krone

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Photo of Nathan L. Krone (d. 3/31/1916). Decatur druggist for over 60 years. He came to Decatur in 1839 and began clerking in the Stamper & Condell store and then in 1852 he went to the King and Reed drug store and was there until 1855. He later…

W. L. Krigbaum

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Photograph of W. L. Krigbaum taken by Wasson Studio, Decatur, IL.