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45lb Catfish

Postcard of Carl and Gust holding a 45lb catfish. The back of the postcard says: "Carl and I caught this fish the 15th of July, and butchered him the 19th of July. It weighed 45lbs. How is that for fish - Gust". The postcard is addressed to Mr.…

A Wagon Full of Pumpkins

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

Besalke Family

Postcard of unknown members of the Besalke family sitting in the parlor.

Bomball Family

Postcard of the Bomball family. The back says "Mother will be home Thursday at 4.15PM. AO Bomball 328 Central Pl." The postcard is addressed to "Mr. W. Besalke 1135 Condit st. Decatur, Ill".

Central Park - M.L. Harry Memorial Fountain

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This is a postcard of the M.L. Harry Memorial Fountain. The photo was taken by Seitz Studio.

Family with Pumpkins

Postcard of the Besalke family with pumpkins

James S. Carter

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Postcard of James S. Carter (d. 4/27/1922). He was the oldest man at the time that was born in Decatur. Carter was a prominent member in Masonry, and one of the oldest members of the Dunham Post #141 of the Grand Army of the Republic. He was a…

Mabel and Gene Roberts - postcard

Photograph/postcard of Mabel and Eugene Roberts around the time they were married (1921). The back reads: "I have a permanent hairdo. You like it? What do you think of my hubby? Nice looking, don't you think?"