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Light House Quality Food Products - Grocery Ad

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This is the glass negative of the Light House Quality Food Products advertisement. The photo was taken by Charles Wasson of Wasson Studios in Decatur, IL in the early 1900s.

Mrs. Frank M. Ware

This is the oral history of Mrs. Frank M. Ware. She was interviewed by Betty Turnell on August 31, 1984. The interview includes her childhood and career.

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Charles H. Goodmiller

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Photograph of Charles H. Goodmiller (d. 10/28/1952). Goodmiller built the first grocery story and filling station at Wyckles Corner, and became known as the "Mayor of Wyckles Corner". At 16, he began working for the former Mills Lumber Co., and…

Jesse E. Bendure

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Photograph of Jesse E. Bendure (d. 3/11/1908), superintendent of Greenwood Cemetery for 29 years. Owned a grocery store on S. Main St. when he first came to Decatur, and also served as the Macon County Coroner for 4 terms. He was the father of Roy…