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Corn Dollar Inside 1916 Corn Palace
Corn Dollar Inside 1916 Corn Palace
Resource Typeimage
TitleCorn Dollar Inside 1916 Corn Palace
Coverage / Year1916
DescriptionThe interior of the 1916 Bloomington Corn Palace shows the giant corn dollar on display amongst ears of corn.
InterpretationThe corn dollar was a symbol of Bloomington's annual cornfest. The Corn Palace was the center of the festivities.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History; Celebrations and Festivals
Learning Standards15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.
Other ContributorsWalters, William D, Jr., 1942-
Source'The Heart of the Cornbelt: An Illustrated History of Corn Farming in McLean County,' by William D. Walters Jr.; ISBN 0-943788-15-3 (1997)
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Corn; Festivals; Celebrations; Harvesting;
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource Identifiermch0312; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 6:5, p. 80
CONTENTdm file name3435623832002_mch0312.jpg
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