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(Above) The MJB coffee commercial, “East Bedford,” filmed in Decatur.

(Above) The making of “East Bedford” commercial.

(Above) Various scenes, possibly from the 1950s, also found with the commercial footage.

Pamphlet from the dedication of the John A. and Katherine G. Jackson Public Library. Click here to download.

“Over 400 local people participate in filming television commercial” by Gene Carter, Wise County Messenger, Thursday, April 3, 1969. Click here to download.

“Decatur realizes bookish dream: Pied Piper whistles up library” by Dorothy Prunty and “Fort Worth priest ‘Father’ to library” by Eileen Nichols, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Sunday, Aug. 16, 1970. Click here to download.

Decatur Chamber of Commerce posters, circa 1969-70

“Library wins national award”, by Kristen Tribe, Wise County Messenger, February 11, 2012