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If a picture is worth a thousand words, then you will enjoy the stories that are portrayed in the pictures below. They were originally published with the articles and have a link to each.

DeKalb County Life Photos

Photo..................................................Story


My typewriters, telephones (plus other stuff) will go on exhibit

12/29//09

Prolific writer published often over the years

12/22/09

A house full of Christmas joy

12/15/09

DeKalb's Salvation Army captain & red kettles

12/8/09

Where bees go for the winter

12/1/09


Uncovering fascinating facts about Kishwaukee River

11/24/09

 

Malta resident Ivan Prall recalls Earhart talk

11/17/09


Recalling veterans of 'Last Man Club'

11/10/09

Coin shop leaves Sycamore

11/3/09


Late October thoughts turn to cemeteries and ghosts

10/27/09

Inside scoop on spelling bee: It's 'legerdemain'

10/20/09


Era ends for DeKalb Ag’s Roberts family

10/13/09

The continuing Miller log cabin saga

10/6/09

A penchant for genealogical pursuits

9/29/09


Fullbright Scholar returns to DeKalb

9/22/09


Who would be your hero?

9/15/09

 


A place of make believe and enlightenment

9/8/09

 


A place of make believe and enlightenment

9/8/09

New travel companion ‘Mabel’ worth keeping

9/1/09

Keeping service clubs alive in these trying times

8/25/09


Schrader: A big fan of Kassisms

8/18/09


Fascinated with steam engines

8/11/09


Fond memories of Jimmie's Tea Room

8/4/09

Golden Spike trains featured in a wood model

7/28/09


Seeing double: Military convoy passes by us twice

7/21/09

A good nickname that stuck

7/14/09

A man and his Studebaker

7/7/09

Garage sales – a passion, addiction or just plain bargain hunting?

7/1/09

Showing off the old school

6/22/09

Bill Heriaud a familiar figure around Somonauk-Sandwich

6/9/09

Talking with some newspaper carriers of an earlier era

6/2/09


A cemetery holds lots of life stories

5/26/09

Tom Smith: From Chicago mob antagonist to candy maker

5/19/09

A new career in history for John Weck

5/12/09

Talking with Cindy Crawford's mom

5/5/09

 

17 Years of Records: Volunteers like Marian make the world go around

4/28/09

 

Hall of Famers live between Hinckley and Waterman

4/21/09

Still employed at 82, and selling tickets, too

4/14/09

What would Abe Lincoln do today?

4/7/09

Lessons on preserving our farmland

3/31/09

Students show appreciation for history

3/24/09

Never too old to keep enjoying life

2/25/09

This lady is a 'Faivre-ite' of our feathered friends

2/18/09

The Daily Chronicle newsroom in crisis mode

2/11/09

Dennis Barsema talks about classes, young grads, Obama

2/4/09

This man's mission is to help fund a cure for blindness

1/28/09

This man's
dream float
became a reality

 

1/21/09


"the Skoal “smokeless tobacco” tent.""the Bath Fitter One-Day Bath
Remodeling company"

Recent Northern
Illinois Farm
Show a mixed bag

 

1/14/09

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Barry Schrader
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DeKalb, Ill 60115