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Photo of John A. (Jack) Coughlin

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WWII - Herald and Review Library; Coughlin, John A. (Jack), 6/24/1942. Article on back of photo: "Corp. John A. Coughlin, 221, S. Taylor Ave., was one of 21 soldiers surviving the June 15 sinking of the medium-sized American freighter off the east…

A. Webber Borchers' Oral History

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This is the oral history of A. Webber Borchers. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell in 1981. The interview is in 4 parts, and covers his family history, the story of Lincoln in Macon County, his time as Chief Illiniwek, his time in the Armed Forces…

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.

Col. W. Lutz Krigbaum

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Photograph of Col. W. Lutz Krigbaum taken by Wasson Studio of Decatur, IL. Article on back of photo; "Krigbaum, Col. W. Lutz. During World War I he commanded Decatur's own company A, 124th machine gun battalion, and won a Distinguished Service Cross…

Harold B. Walter in uniform

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Herald and Review Library: Walter, Harold B., Article on back of photo; "Walter in Virginia; H. B. Walter, chief petty officer, son of M r. and Mrs. F. J. Walter, 7 West Drive, was home recently on furlough and and visited his parents and family.…

Lee D. Pigott's Interview #1

This is the oral history of Lee D. Pigott. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell on January 30, 1978. The interview includes his youth and his teaching career.

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