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Florence E. McConnell

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Photograph of Mrs. Florence E. McConnell (born 7/6/1867; died 8/19/1945). Prominent Decatur civic leader. 1929-1937 executive secretary Decatur Community Chest. Helped organize Decatur YWCA, Girl's Welfare Home, and Traveler's Protective Assn. First…

Betty McArthur's Coming Out Party

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Photograph of Mrs. William Barnes Sr., Mrs. Selim McArthur, and Betty McArthur at Betty McArthur's coming out party at the McArthur home in Chicago, IL in 1941. The photo is an Associated Press wirephoto, and ran in the Decatur Herald and Review on…