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Photo of Sgt. Edward L. Weeks in uniform standing by a picket fence with a baboon named Eleanore

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Herald and Review Library: Weeks, Sgt. Edward L.; Article on back of photo; "Eleanore, seven-months-old baboon brought back from Iran by Sgt. Edward L. Weeks, poses with her owner in the yard of Sgt. Weeks' parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl B.…

Photo of Lloyd Webb in uniform pointing to jeep with Tech. Sgt. Owen Morgan

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Herald and Review Library: Webb, Cpl. Lloyd; Article on back of photo; "With the American soldiers ability and urge to make things homelike even in the midst of war, Cpl. Lloyd Webb, left, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Webb, 1357 East Leafland avenue,…

Photo of Dick Weatherby in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Weatherby, Dick; Article on back of photo; "Weatherby Home; Dick Weatherby, seaman second class, son of Mr. and Mrs. G. e. Weatherby, 138 West Prairie avenue, is home on a nine-day leave from Great Lakes naval Training…

Photo of S/Sgt. John G. Wayne, (left) and Cpl. Ralph M. Hockley in uniform at Army University Center, England.

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Herald and Review Library: Wayne, S/Sgt. John G., and Hockley, Cpl. Ralph M.,; Written on back of photo; "Army University Center, Shrivenham, England - S/Sgt. John G. Wayne, 225 Nelson Blvd., Decatur, IL. (L), and Cpl. Ralph M. Hockley, 8911 34th…

Photo of Sgt. James Wayne in flight jacket and helmet

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Herald and Review Library: Wayne, Sgt. James; Article on back of photo; "Sgt. Returns; Sgt. James Wayne has returned to Denver, Color., after spending a 10-day furlough with his wife, the former Juanita Scheef, at their home 2560 East Olive street.…

Photo of Lt. Maurice F. Watson in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Watson, Lt. Maurice F., Article on back of photo; "Watson Made First Lieutenant; First Lieut. Maurice F. Watson has been promoted from the rank of second lieutenant at the Nashville army air center, Tenn. he is a son of…

Photo of Staff Sgt. J. Francis Watkins in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Watkins, S/Sgt. J. Francis; Article on back of photo; "Staff Sgt. J. Francis Watkins of Decatur and Arthur knows what it was like to bomb Berlin, and he knows what it was like to be bombed in Berlin. After a rough, 15-day…

Two People Working in the War Gardens

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Photograph of two people working in the war gardens in Decatur, IL during World War II.

People Working in the War Gardens

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Photograph of people working in the war gardens in Decatur, IL during World War II.

War Gardens in Decatur, IL

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Photograph of the war gardens in Decatur, IL during World War II.