Photo of Tunis Wilson Funeral Procession

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Dublin Core

Title

Photo of Tunis Wilson Funeral Procession

Subject

Biography
Military
Bijou Studios
Photo File: Biography
Decatur, IL.

Description

Photographs of the funeral procession for Tunis Wilson; (died 4/20/1917). Tunis Wilson was a second lieutenant in Company L. of the Fifth Infantry Regiment of Illinois. He was recruiting men for his company when he contracted pneumonia and died. His death was the first from Macon Co. during the war. He was buried with full military honors. He had previously been employed at the Decatur Bridge Works, but had been with the National Guard several years before his death. See article in the Review Apr. 19, 1917 for photo of him. Photo by Bijou Studios of Decatur. It was unused.

Creator

Bijou Studios

Source

BIO510

Publisher

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

Date

4/20/1917

Contributor

Bijou Studios

Rights

The Decatur Public Library owns and maintains all copyright on materials featured on omeka.decaturlibrary.org. These materials cannot be used without prior consent. Please contact the Local History Room at the Decatur Public Library for more information.

Relation

none

Format

.jpg

Language

English

Type

photograph

Identifier

BIO510

Coverage

Biography, World War I, National Guard, Decatur Bridge Works, Photo File: Biography, Decatur, IL., Bijou Studios.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

7.5 x 9.75"

Citation

Bijou Studios, “Photo of Tunis Wilson Funeral Procession,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed December 1, 2021, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2716.