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Photographs of Friends of the Library Accomplishments and Presidents

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Photographs of Friends of the Library accomplishments and a plaque honoring the Friends of the Library past presidents.

Photograph of 1310 W. Wood St.

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Photograph of 1310 W. Wood St. This house was built in 1908 by Dr. A.R. Taylor, former president of Millikin University. In 1913 it was sold to the Kappa Delta Chi fraternity and later occupied by Sigma Alpha Epsilon when the two fraternities merged.…

Photograph of Dr. Paul W. Wipperman

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Photograph of Dr. Paul W. Wipperman; Died January 2, 1930. Former superintendent of the Decatur and Macon Co. Hospital. He came to Decatur in September of 1923 from an army post in Jefferson Barracks, MO. In September of 1928 he left to take charge…

Drawings of the Wigwam

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Drawings of a recreation of the Wigwam tent set up on S. Park St. across from Central Park where Abraham Lincoln was nominated for president on May 9-10, 1860.

A.M. Kenney

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Photograph of A.M. Kenney. He was the former presiden of the Citizens National Bank, and resigned in 1929. The photo was taken by Vandeventer around 1917, and used in the Decatur Daily Review.

Leo T. Johnson

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Photograph of Leo T. Johnson. He was attended Millikin University, and was the head football coach for 14 years there. Johnson became the track coach at University of Illinois in 1937. He was a past president of the Decatur Kiwanis Club, and a…

Judge William Corwin Johns

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Photograph of Judge William Corwin Johns (d. 6/25/1914). He came to Decatur in 1849, and attended Decatur schools. He served in the Civil War, and attended Lombard University and the University of Michigan. Johns studied law in the law office of…

Frank N. Goodman

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Photograph of Frank N. Goodman (d. 9/24/1952). He was the operato of the Parlor Market at 103 W. Main St. for 30 years, and retired in 1936. In 1932 he was elected president of the Decatur Credit Rating Bureau, and was reelected for another term. …

Edward Danner

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Photograph of Edward Danner (b. 6/21/1869, d. 6/1932). He came to Decatur in 1900, resided there until 1928 when he moved to Columbus, OH. He was the state manager for Aultman and Taylor Threshing Machine Co. He became the director of the…