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Cornbelt Bank Building, Bloomington, Illinois (detail)
Cornbelt Bank Building, Bloomington, Illinois (detail)
Resource Typeimage
TitleCornbelt Bank Building, Bloomington, Illinois (detail)
Coverage / Year1901
DescriptionAfter the great Bloomington fire of 1900, the Cornbelt Bank was rebuilt and featured corn ears on the pilaster capitals.
InterpretationCorn was so ingrained into society that it became a part of decorative architecture of buildings as well.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History
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; Banks;
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 Identifiermch0324; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 6:17, p. 89
CONTENTdm file name656223832002_mch0324.jpg
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