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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.

Hagenback & Wallace Circus

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Photograph taken during the Hagenback & Wallace Circus in April of 1938 of horses next to a train as people watch.

Photo of the Ice Barn Located on the Sangamon River

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Photograph of David A. "Doc" Maffit --Ice Barn--1888; located on the Sangamon river. Maffit in horse and buggy on left, with lots of horses and wagons.

Edward G. Powers

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Photograph of Edward G. Powers on horseback. Edward died in 1950 at the age of 89, rides one of the several horses his family always kept when this picture was taken in June, 1908. Although there were motor cars in Decatur in that year, the horseā€¦

A Wagon Full of Pumpkins

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Postcard of the Besalke family with a wagon full of pumpkins on a farm.

Mabel and Friends on Horseback

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Photograph of Mabel Roberts, Mid R., and an unknown woman on horseback.

Horseback Riding

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Photograph of Mabel Roberts and two unknown women on horseback.