Photos of South Main Street, Decatur, IL.

Dublin Core

Title

Photos of South Main Street, Decatur, IL.

Subject

Streets
Photo File: Streets
South Main Street
George Baker
Herald and Review

Description

Photograph Decatur: "South Main Street before the Illinois Central subway was built. Road in foreground possibly Cleveland Ave. Looking northwest from the east side of the tracks. the old court house can be seen in the background. The Greenwood Cemetery also is shown in the background. Photo by George Baker of Decatur about 1925." Photograph of South Main Street: "Looking north from near the Illinois Central R. R. crossing. Photo by George Baker of Decatur. Photo ran Review 3/24/1912 after big sleet storm on March 20, 1912." Photograph of "South Main Gateway, taken 11/24/1933." Photograph of cars along South Main St. and Macon St. photo taken 10/1/1949." Photograph of South Main street subway taken 9/19/1936." Photograph of downtown Decatur at Main and Main. "By the beginning of the 20th Century downtown Decatur had far outgrown its merger beginnings from the 'old square' at Main and Main. the photo is from a position looking south on Water Street. The church at left is on the southeast corner of Water and North Streets."

Creator

George Baker
Herald and Review

Source

Photo File: Streets

Publisher

Herald and Review
Decatur Public Library

Date

1912
1925
1933
1936
1949

Contributor

George Baker
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

ST597, ST826-ST829 and ST933

Coverage

Streets, Photo File: Streets, South Main Street, George Baker, Herald and Review, Decatur, IL.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

photograph

Physical Dimensions

6 x 8"
8 x 10"

Files

ST597-S. Main_&_Macon_Sts_10-1-1949_20190618_0165.jpg
ST826-Main_S_C1925_399.jpg
ST827-Main_St_S_Sleet-Storm_3-24-1912_015.jpg
ST828-S- Main Gateway 11-24-1933-089.jpg
ST829-S_Main_St_Subway_9-19-1936_064.jpg
ST933-Main and Main looking south from Water 1900.jpg

Collection

Citation

George Baker Herald and Review, “Photos of South Main Street, Decatur, IL.,” Decatur Public Library Local History Photo Collection, accessed November 20, 2019, http://omeka.decaturlibrary.org/items/show/3723.