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Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection

Photos of the Ehman Co.

BS183-Ehman_and_Co.jpg
BS184-Ehman and co mantel factory site.jpg
BS185-Ehman and co mantel factory.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Photos of the Ehman Co.

Subject

Business
Factory
Manufacturing
Decatur, IL.

Description

Photograph BS183: Ehman & Co. Mantel Factory. Located at the north east corner of Jasper and Garfield streets. This view shows the east side of the building with power house and drying sheds in background. The factory was destroyed by fire 1/7/1911. In 1917 the Williams Sealing Corp. was founded at the site of the mantel factory. In 1942 the name was changed to Crown Cork. In February 1951 Mueller Co. bought the Crown Cork building and it became the site of Mueller Co., Plant No. 4. Photo ran in the Review 1/8/1911. Photo BS184: Ehman & Co. Mantel Factory Site. Photo unused May 22, 1904. Photo BS185: Ehman & Co. Mantel Factory. Photo taken Sept. 1904.

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Photo File: Business

Publisher

Herald and Review, Decatur, IL.
Decatur Public Library, Decatur, IL.

Date

5/22/1904, Sept 1904 and 1911.

Contributor

Herald and Review

Rights

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Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BS183-BS185

Coverage

Business, Manufacturing, Factory, Photo File: Business, Herald and Review, Decatur, IL.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

2.5 x 3.5" and 5 x 7"

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photos of the Ehman Co.,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed December 1, 2020, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2696.