Photographs from the Lyons Feed Store Fire

FR36-LYONS, GEO W FEED STORE, 8-27-1912.jpg
FR37-LYONS, GEO W FEED STORE, 8-27-1912.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Photographs from the Lyons Feed Store Fire

Subject

Fires
Photo File: Fires
Decatur IL
August 1912

Description

Photographs taken from the August 27, 1912 fire that occurred on Green St and affected many properties including the George W. Lyons Feed Store. The fire was discovered in the hay of the Lyons feed store and quickly spread throughout the store and to other properties along the street, including the Miller Brothers grocery store. The fire was said to have been started by a few boys smoking by the feed store, however, this was not proven.

Creator

Herald and Review

Source

Photo File: Fires

Publisher

Herald and Review
Decatur Public Library, Decatur IL

Date

8/27/1912

Contributor

Herald and Review

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
600 dpi

Language

English

Type

Photograph

Identifier

FR36
FR37

Coverage

Fires, Photo File: Fires, Decatur IL, 1912

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Physical Dimensions

4 x 5 "
3.75 x 5"

Collection

Citation

Herald and Review, “Photographs from the Lyons Feed Store Fire,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed January 31, 2023, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/3123.