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This photo is a pre-fight photo of Roy Meyers (left) and Eugene Taylor (right). They boxed for the Marine Corps. Between the two boxers is Red Skelton, a famous performer of the era. Taylor would go on to win the fight. The announcement is the…

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A group photo of young men from Pekin, Illinois, before joining the military in WWII. Euguene Taylor is 4th from the left in the back row. Taylor would go on to serve in the Marines during WWII. The photo is part of Taylor's wartime collection.

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This photo, likely taken at Reagan's Washington, DC home, "Westwood" in late October 1980, just prior to the general election that propelled Reagan into the White House. John Homeier (right), a successful central Illinois businessman, is seen in the…

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This photo was taken at the Old State Capitol Building in Springfield. President Richard Nixon is signing a bill H.R. 9798 authorizing the Abraham Lincoln Home National Historic Site. Congressman Paul Findley, of the 20th Congressional District of…

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1983 Jim Dunham Mayoral Campaign Sign, "DUNHAM, Mayor for all Springfield." Brother-in-law to Ossie Langfelder, James Dunham (D) ran for the office of Mayor of Springfield, IL in 1983 but lost in the general municipal election against J. Michael…
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