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Bloomington Manufacturing Company
Bloomington Manufacturing Company
Resource Typeimage
TitleBloomington Manufacturing Company
Coverage / Yearc. 1860s
DescriptionThe Bloomington Manufacturing Company manufactured the "Graham Mower and Reaper" in the 1860s.
InterpretationThe company employed 70 to 80 workers and averaged $100, 000 in business annually. They produced bicycles, tricycles, carriages, and buggies.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities;
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; Industry; Mowing; Bicycles & tricycles; Carriages & coaches
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 Identifiermch0441
CONTENTdm file name4681521652002_mch0441.jpg
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