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"Saving Wood"

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Photograph of Edna sitting on a wood pile. Photo labeled "Saving Wood" in photo album. Back of photo: "Don't I look industrious on this wood pile? I didn't saw it however! This was taken in a timber west of our place. This is the size picture my…

"The Good Old Times on the Farm"

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Photograph of the Adkins-Stevenson farmstead in Bement, IL. This was the home of Charles Adkins, former Speaker of the House of Illlinois. He was a farmer, lecturer, educator, and politician.

"The Loyal Mothers of A. Co. 124 Machine Gun Co., Jan. 30th 1918"

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WWI - Loyal mothers of A. Co. 124 machine gun battalion, 1/30/1918. See Mothers of A. Company pg. 1.

"Warm Meals At All Hours"

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Photograph of a mother pig with her piglets on a farm. The caption on the back says: "Warm meals at all hours".

"Women, Uncle Sam Wants To Know What You Can Do"

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Billboard in Central Park advertising a registration day for women of Decatur to sign up for the Decatur unit of the Women's Committee, Council of National Defense during WWI. c. 1917

1327 E. Condit St.

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Photograph of the house at 1327 E. Condit St.

1582 N. Main St., Decatur, IL

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Photograph of 1582 N. Main St. in Decatur, IL

1904 Ramblers

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Photograph of Ramblers along N. Water St. in front of storefronts like the Macon County Title and Loan and Johnson and Landis Bicycles in 1904.

1906 Ebel's Decatur City Directory

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This is the 1906 Ebel's Decatur City Directory.

1914 Decatur High School Decanois

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This is the 1914 Decatur High School Decanois yearbook. This is the first yearbook that Decatur High School ever published.