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Photograph of N. Water St. at the 900 Block

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Photograph of N. Water St. at the 900 block at King Anson Packard's home. He owned an 80 acre farm bordered at Broadway, now Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, on the east, Water on the west and extending south from King. This photo was made in the…

Photograph of the Stapp Lions

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These lions were purchased by Dr. J.T.B. Stapp and placed in front of his home at 252 N. Franklin St. in the early 1880's. This house was later purchased by I.A. Harkrader. The lions stood at that address until Mrs. Rollo C. Persinger, who last…

Photograph of Farmer's Market 1911

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Public market of 1911-1913. Decatur housewives used to go to the east side of Central Park for direct-from-the-farm produce. This picture was taken in November of 1911 and not an auto truck in sight.

Photograph of the Townsend Home

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Photograph of the Townsend home after the 1940 murder/suicide of Ezra Townsend and Amy Townsend.

Photo of Parrish Farm Milk House

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Photograph of Parrish Farm Milk House Scene, Man Pouring Milk. Photo taken Sept. 22, 1929.

Photo of Fairhaven's Farm Dairy Milk Wagons and Truck

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Photographs of the Fairhaven Farm Dairy Horse Drawn Milk Wagons and First Milk Truck - A Model T.

Photo of Clay Robinson Dairy

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Photograph of the Farmers inspect herd at the Clay Robinson Dairy, photo taken 8/26/1938.

"The Good Old Times on the Farm"

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Photograph of the Adkins-Stevenson farmstead in Bement, IL. This was the home of Charles Adkins, former Speaker of the House of Illlinois. He was a farmer, lecturer, educator, and politician.

Mother Stirring the Pot

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Photograph of Mother Adkins stirring a 35-gallon pot of "catsnip"(?) on the farm.

"Warm Meals At All Hours"

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Photograph of a mother pig with her piglets on a farm. The caption on the back says: "Warm meals at all hours".