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Old African American Church located north of Oakland, Illinois.

Stone Marker of Old Negro Cemetery located north of Oakland, Illinois.

Family Home of William Washington Estell in Mattoon, Illinois. On the roof is Mr. Estell repairing the house after a 1917 tornado swept through Mattoon.

Mr. William Jefferson Derrickson and Mrs. Anna Walden Derrickson with their children. They lived in Jasper County, Illinois, but their children moved to Mattoon, Illinois, and Terre Haute, Indiana.

George Washington Estell and his wife, Mary Jane Kirkman Estell.

Mrs. Anna Walden Derrickson of Jasper County, Illinois. Her children moved to Mattoon Illinois, and Terre Haute, Indiana.

George Washington Estell (February 10, 1857- October 28, 1950) of Mattoon, Illinois.

Johnny Estell's Band, Mattoon, Illinois. The band director was John Estell, standing far right, c. 1940's.

Mr. G. Harry Estell, and Mrs. Ada Estell celebrating their 50th Wedding Anniversary in 1960.

Rev. Harry Estell, Sr. (left), and Craig Van Meter (right). Rev. Estell was for many years an ordained minister and pastor of the Second Missionary Baptist Church in Mattoon, Illinois. He also served as custodian of many professional and business enterprises, the major one being Craig & Craig law firm in Mattoon.

Young Black Men: (left to right) Harold Edward Estell, Charles Estell, Lara Hap Estell, John Estell and Velma Dutch Estell, C. 1940's.

Miller & Sons Dodge and Plymouth Dealership, Mattoon, Illinois. Stooping to the left is Velma Dutch Estell who worked at the garage for 36 years. He retired in 1971.

To the right is Claire Derrickson's Mother and to her right is her Daughter-in-law. (descendants cannot remember their names).

Mr. Robert Derrickson of Mattoon, Illinois. He is dressed in his Army uniform.

Left to right, John Grove, Mr. Washburn (standing), Ed Wells, and B. Hagameier, C. 1902-1904. 1902 Charleston city directory listed Ed Wells as a laborer residing at 902 Division, Charleston with three family members.

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