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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

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Photograph of Mrs. A.R. Taylor

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Photograph of Mrs. A.R. Taylor; died April 21st, 1938. Wife of Albert R. Taylor, first president of Millikin University. In this picture are, front left: Mrs. Mary E. Dyer, front right: Mrs. A.R. Taylor. In the back, left to right are: Mrs. Jemima…

Photograph of Dr. Albert R. Taylor.

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Photograph of Dr. Albert R. Taylor. Born 10/16/1846; died 8/12/1929; married Minerva Dent, 1873. Education founder of Millikin University and president from 1901-1913 and from 1915-1919. Member of Cumberland Presbyterian church.

Photograph of Mrs. Minerva Albert R. Taylor

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Photograph of Mrs. Minerva Albert R. Taylor Born 1849; d. 4/21/1938; married to Albert Taylor, 1873. Mr. Taylor was the first President of Millikin University.

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.