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Horse & Wagon Team

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This is a glass negative of a horse and wagon team. The wagon is being pulled by six horses, while 2 men ride on top. There is a crowd of people on the bridge behind. The photo was taken by Charles Wasson of Wasson Studios in Decatur, IL in the…

Sallie Leonard - Men on Horseback

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These are glass negatives of men on horseback. The photos were taken for Sallie Leonard by Charles Wasson of Wasson Studios in Decatur, IL in the early 1900s.

Central Park - Public Market

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This is a photograph of the public market in Central Park. The public market was held along N. Franklin St. between 1911 and 1913, and offered direct-from-the-farm produce to Decatur housewives. The photo was taken by the Decatur Herald or Daily…

Central Park - S. Park St. c. 1870

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This is a photograph of S. Park St. by Central Park in Decatur, IL c. 1870.

Photographs of the Racetrack

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The first photo was taken August 23rd, 1898 at the George A. Keller racetrack located just north of Garfield Ave. and between the I.T.S. tracks and the Illinois Central R.R. tracks. The track was closed in 1908 when local option hit Decatur and…

Photos of East Leafland taken in 1910 and 1971.

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Photograph of city paving East Leafland in 1910. "In 1910 East Leafland Street from Broadway came out of the mud with concrete curbing and brick pavement. In those days work moved slowly with men and horses providing most of the power. Photo used…

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.