Photos of Hue Singleton Restaurant

Dublin Core

Title

Photos of Hue Singleton Restaurant

Subject

Business
Buildings
Restaurants
Decatur, IL.
Lincoln Square

Description

Photograph of the interior of Hue Singleton's Restaurant, dining room and restaurant help. Photograph of the exterior of Hue Singleton Restaurant, located on the northwest corner of Lincoln Square, taken by George Baker of Decatur, 1912. Photograph of the Singleton Building--Lincoln Square, Northwest side. Owned by Hue Singleton, "Negro restaurant operator in Decatur many year." Caption on one of the photos dated 2/20/1957 reads, "This building on Lincoln Square, occupied by Hue Singleton Café, was partially destroyed by fire in 1915. It was rebuilt and the popular eating place continued business under his ownership until 1921.

Creator

George Baker, Herald and Review Negative Collection.

Source

Photo File: Business

Publisher

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

Date

1912

Contributor

Herald and Review
George Baker

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

BS235, BS236 and BS246.

Coverage

[no text]

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

2.5 x 3.5", 8 x 10"

Files

BS235-SINGELTON_HUE_RESTAURANT_EARLY_ NO DATE.jpg
BS236-Hue_Singletons_restaurant-1912003.jpg
BS246-Singleton Building_Restaurant_Lincoln Square.jpg

Citation

George Baker, Herald and Review Negative Collection., “Photos of Hue Singleton Restaurant,” Decatur Illinois Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed July 18, 2019, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/2804.