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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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Flora Evans - Older Lady

This is the glass negative of a copy of a photograph of an older lady. The photo was taken by Charles Wasson of Wasson Studios in Decatur, IL. The copy was taken in the early 1900s for Flora Evans. The original photograph was taken around 1890.

Bob Strongman's Oral History

This is the oral history of Bob Strongman. He was interviewed by Betty Turnell. The interview includes his career as a photographer for the Herald and Review.

Decatur Tribune Article and Picture on Summer Reading Program 1990

This is an article and photo about the summer reading program of 1990, STATION READ 1990 for the Decatur Public Library. This program is run by Katie Gross and also includes a program for teens, called COLOR YOUR WORLD. A story teller, Michael…

Photographs of Don Chamberlain Presentations, 2004-2005

Photographs of Don Chamberlain presentations held in the Madden Auditorium at the Decatur Public Library in 2004 and 2005. One presentation was on the Lewis and Clark Expedition and the other presentation was on digital photography.

Photo of the Reception Room of Wasson Studios

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Photograph of the Reception Room of Wasson Studios. "Visit this completely equipped Studio, where at moderate cost one is certain of a good photograph. Take elevator 351 N. Water St., Decatur, IL."

Photo of Lady doing ballet in woods.

Photograph of Lady doing ballet outside in wooded area. Photograph of Women in Wedding Dress standing under an arbor.