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The National Concrete Block Company
The National Concrete Block Company
Resource Typeimage
TitleThe National Concrete Block Company
Coverage / Yearc. 1900
DescriptionWorkers for the National Concrete Block Co. construct the foundation for a building.
InterpretationThe National Concrete Block Co. formed concrete blocks and other structural shapes for local construction. Concrete became popular as a building material in the late 1800s.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; Building a better home for the three little pigs
Learning Standards16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 18 Social Systems;
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.; Hartzold, Susan; Matejka, Michael, 1953-
Other ContributorsKoos, Greg, 1949-
LaBounty, Bill
Source'Made in McLean County' exhibit; museum archives
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Concrete; Construction
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 Identifiermch0457
CONTENTdm file name2184216352002_mch0457.jpg
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