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1. Detasselers During World War II Detasselers During World War II McLean County, Illinois; Corn; World War II A group of female detasselers during World War II at Funk's farm including Gretchen Gottschalk, Barbara Benjamin, Marcella Pierson, unknown, Bessie Gottschalk, Phyllis Bender, Mary Johnston, Betty Belle...

2. Murphy Farms in winter Murphy Farms in winter McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Farms; Winter During the winter months, snow covers the topsoil of cornfields with dead cornstalks, exposed here at Murphy Farms near Shirley.

3. Shocked Corn Shocked Corn McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Fields This field of shocked corn in McLean County was tied up by farmers for drying purposes during the harvest.

4. Advertisement of Detasselers Advertisement of Detasselers McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Advertisements; World War II; Women Advertisement and photograph of detasselers during World War II.

5. 'Madison' Projectile Points 'Madison' Projectile Points Mississippian Indians; Equipment; Point, Projectile; Arms & armament; Illinois; Indians of North America; McLean County, Illinois; Cahokia, Illinois Four small to medium-sized thin triangular arrowheads. The points are usually like isosceles triangles in shape, or more rarely, equilateral triangles.

6. Split Rail Corn Cribs Split Rail Corn Cribs Agriculture; Corn cribs; These split rail corn cribs were used to store excess corn during the 1830's.

7. Barn Raising Barn Raising Barns; McLean County, Illinois; Farming; Farmers; Celebrations; Construction McLean County, Illinois, men pose for a picture during a barn raising.

8. Reaping Hook or Sickle Reaping Hook or Sickle Agriculture; Equipment; Harvesting machinery; Harvesting; The sickle was used to cut the grain during the harvesting process. It was then threshed with a wooden flail and cleaned by tossing it into the air with a fork.

9. 'Tilbury Flash' Airplane 'Tilbury Flash' Airplane McLean County, Illinois; Entertainment; Transportation; Airplanes; Aircraft The "Tilbury Flash" is shown on the grounds of the Bloomington Airport, Illinois. It was a small racing airplane, with an 18-foot wing span and a motorcycle engine. It hangs from the ceiling at the McLean...

10. Melvin and Ada Hendricks Melvin and Ada Hendricks McLean County, Illinois; Wedding costume; Farm life; Farmers; Farming; Weddings This photo shows Melvin and Ada Hendricks on their wedding day, February 25, 1939.

11. 1947 Corn Bowl Parade Pioneers Float 1947 Corn Bowl Parade Pioneers Float McLean County, Illinois; Parades & processions; Corn; Horses; Carts & wagons; Floats (Parades); Football A float from Union Auto Insurance, depicting an old covered wagon, pulled by horses, travels in the 1947 Corn Bowl Parade.

12. Melvin Hendricks on Tractor Melvin Hendricks on Tractor McLean County, Illinois; Farmers; Farms; Farming; Tractors Melvin Hendricks, a farm hand, uses one of the first tractors in McLean County in 1935.

13. Feasting on Sweet Corn at the Corn Bowl Feasting on Sweet Corn at the Corn Bowl McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Eating & drinking; Festivals; Football During the Corn Bowl, patrons sit at long tables and dine on sweet corn in celebration.

14. 1947 Corn Bowl Parade 1947 Corn Bowl Parade McLean County, Illinois; Parades & processions; Corn; Floats (Parades); Football A float from the City of Bloomington depicting a mill wheel travels in the 1947 Corn Bowl Parade.

15. Cornbelt Exposition Sign Cornbelt Exposition Sign McLean County, Illinois; Festivals; Celebrations; Corn; Signs (Notices); Advertisements This sign advertises for the Bloomington Corn Exposition Oct. 16-21, 1939.

16. Cultivating Corn with Horses Cultivating Corn with Horses McLean County, Illinois; Horses; Corn; Farmers; Farming; Croplands; A farmer cultivates a field of corn with a team of two horses.

17. Display of Corn and Signs Display of Corn and Signs McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Fertilizer industry; Signs (Notices); This display of corn and McLean County's growing methods informs visitors of the many techniques used by farmers.

18. Griesheim's Advertisement for Cornfest Griesheim's Advertisement for Cornfest McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Festivals; Celebrations; Advertisements; Stores & shops Griesheim's clothing store runs an ad for the Bloomington Cornfest.

19. Price Jones 1914 Tile Barn Price Jones 1914 Tile Barn McLean County, Illinois; Barns; Tiles; Cattle; Feed stores; Towanda, Illinois; Jones, Price This tile barn was built by Price Jones in 1914 to house feeder cattle. It is located near Towanda.

20. Corn head on John Deere combine Corn head on John Deere combine McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Combines (Agricultural machinery); Harvesting machinery; The corn head of a 9600 John Deere combine during the 1995 harvest.
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