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Updated March 9, 2016

Prices effective March 9, 2016

CENTRAL ILLINOIS GENEALOGICAL QUARTERLY
  Back issues of CIGA are available.
  A few issues are out-of-print, however, copies of individual articles can be purchased.
  Complete volumes are available for years 1970-2008 (VI - XLII) Complete Sets per year are $11.00 or $3.00 per issue including postage

Purchased individually, the cost would be $466.00 for a complete set of all 39 years.

By Mail - Buy the complete set 1970-2006 for **$150.00 Postage & Handling included

Purchased at the DGS Library $130.00

GEOGRAPHICAL & SUBJECT INDEX TO CENTRAL IL GEN QTLY
  An index to the Table of Contents to Vol I - XXIV (1965-1988) $9.00

DECATUR PRINTS
  In 1975-76 Tracy CHEN, Decatur architect, did a series of line drawings used on the cover of the "Central IL Gen Qtly".
These are now available in a set of five prints, 5 1/2 x 7 1/2 suitable for framing. Each print has description attached.
By mail**$5.00 Postage & Handling included
At DGS Library $4.00


They include:

Lincoln Courthouse
[Lincoln Courthouse] Decatur's first courthouse, now located in Fairview Park, was completed in 1832 and was used until 1837. The drawing was made by Mr. Tracy Chen from a photo taken March 13, 1909 by J. K. Stafford. It is one of many fine photographs taken by Mr. Stafford. Prints from his collection of negatives are in the Decatur Public Library.

Carnegie Public Library
[Carnegie Public Library in Decatur] The Carnegie Public Library in Decatur was dedicated July 1, 1903. This library which seved Decatur residents for 70 years was located at the corner of Main and Eldorado Streets. The interior of this building was as beautiful as the exterior. The drawing, made by Mr. Tracey Chen shows the building as it appeared in 1910.

James Millikin Homestead
[James Millikin Homestead] This beautiful home, built in 1876 is located on the corner of West Main and Pine Streets in Decatur, Illinois. The drawing was made by Mr. Tracy Chen.

Spring in Fairview Park
The Spring in Fairview Park as it was photographed by Mr. J. K. Stafford March 31, 1909. The Spring was on the south side of the park, west of the place where Park Place enters the park. Prints from Mr. Stafford's. The drawing was made by Mr. Tracey Chen.

Entrance to Fairview Park
The drawing by Mr. Tracy Chen, of Decatur shows the West Eldorado Street entrance into Decatur's Fairview Park. This land has been used as a park since 1890 and can evoke memories for most Decatur people as well as many visitors to our city who have passed through these gates. This scene was photographed for a 1908 post card.

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