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Photographs from the Morehouse & Wells Fire
Several photographs from the August 22, 1909 Morehouse & Wells fire that took out nearly a block of downtown Decatur businesses. The fire started in the Morehouse & Wells building on East Main and destroyed half the block bounded by Merchant,…

David Goldstine
Photograph of David Goldstine, a Decatur merchant. The photo was taken by F.B. Conlin in Boston, MA on June 6, 1912.

Dennis A. Bradley
Photograph of Dennis A. Bradley (b. 1861, d. 8/17/1913), a Decatur merchant and partner at the Bradley Bros. department store with his brother, Bernard. The store opened in 1884 at 123 N. Water St., and moved to the site of the Block & Kuhl store in…

Bernard Bradley
Photograph of Bernard Bradley (b. 1859, d. 10/15/1941), a Decatur merchant and partner in the Bradley Bros. department store. Bradley came to Decatur in 1881, and opened the store at 123 N. Water with his brother, Dennis. The store moved from this…