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1. J.W. Bowles and Company Advertisement J.W. Bowles and Company Advertisement Normal, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Patent medicines; Advertisements J.with Bowles and Company manufactured the National Kidney and Liver Cure, a popular patent medicine, in Normal, Illinois.

2. Pantagraph Book Binding Pantagraph Book Binding McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; The Pantagraph; Newspapers; Letterheads; Printing; Stationery; Book binding Workers bind books at The Bloomington Pantagraph Printing and Stationery Co., about 1900.

3. Van Schoick and Company Pork Packers Advertisement Van Schoick and Company Pork Packers Advertisement Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Pork; Shipping William Van Schoick and Company processed the "Celebrated Bloomington Ham." In 1872, the company became the Bloomington Pork Packing Co.

4. F.J. Hoffman Business Receipt F.J. Hoffman Business Receipt Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Upholstery; Window displays; Business people; Receipts In 1874, F.J. Hoffman offered his services for "Fancy and Plain Window Dress".

5. Faloon and Geltmacher Advertisement Faloon and Geltmacher Advertisement Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Trusses; Medicines; Factories; Industry; Advertisements Faloon and Geltmacher was a small company on Washington St. in Bloomington that produced medical devices and patent medicines.

6. C.H. Freeman Advertisement C.H. Freeman Advertisement Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Clock & watch making; Engraving; Advertisements C.H. Freeman was a watchmaker and engraver on North Main St. in Bloomington.

7. C.U. Williams Car Dealership C.U. Williams Car Dealership Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Automobile dealerships; Secondhand sales; Garages; Transportation C.U. Williams had several enterprises, including this car dealership. Williams also ran a picture postcard business.

8. H.A. Miner Business Receipt H.A. Miner Business Receipt McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Sash windows; Doors & doorways; Moldings; Receipts In 1875, H.A. Miner offered his services as a manufacturer of sash, doors, blinds, mouldings, and house finishings.

9. Haldeman Marble Work Advertisement Haldeman Marble Work Advertisement Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Marble; Advertisements; Tombs & sepulchral monuments The Haldeman Marble Work shop, established in 1851, was located at 223 E. Front Street in Bloomington.

10. J.C. Garrigus and Son Advertisement J.C. Garrigus and Son Advertisement Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Saddlery; Saddles; Whips; Blankets; Maintenance & repair; Industry; Advertisements J.C. Garrigus and Son manufactured and repaired harnesses and saddles at their 406 N. Main St. shop from 1889 to 1893.

11. Walton Plow Shop Walton Plow Shop Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Plows; Farming; Farmers; Equipment; Business people; The Walton Plow Shop manufactured plows and farm implements in downtown Bloomington from 1857 to the 1890s.

12. Meyer Brewing Company Advertisement Meyer Brewing Company Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Beer; Brewing industry; Buildings; Advertisements Meyer Brewing Company, located where Highland Golf Course is today, brewed beer from 1862 until Prohibition closed the business. This advertisement proclaims, "Not the largest brewery in the world, but...

13. The National Concrete Block Company The National Concrete Block Company McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Concrete; Construction Workers for the National Concrete Block Co. construct the foundation for a building.

14. Henney Kilowatt Advertisement Henney Kilowatt Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Advertisements; Electric automobiles; The Henney Kilowatt electric automobile, was produced by C. Russell Feldman and Henney Motor Car Company in 1953.

15. Seibel Brothers Millinery Building Seibel Brothers Millinery Building McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Millinery; Factories; Woodworking; Buildings; Factories The Seibel Brothers Wholesale and Retail Millinery in downtown Bloomington.

16. Meyer Brewing Company Meyer Brewing Company McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Beer; Brewing industry; Buildings Meyer Brewing Company, located where Highland Golf Course is today, brewed beer from 1862 until Prohibition closed the business.

17. Sellman's Blacksmith Shop Building Sellman's Blacksmith Shop Building McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Forge shops; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Horses; Advertisements; Horseshoes The building of Ralph with Sellman's blacksmith shop was at 107 S. Madison in Bloomington.

18. The 'Y' Brick Yard Advertisement The 'Y' Brick Yard Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Advertisements; Brick industry; Factories S.B. Rankin was the proprietor of The 'Y' Brick Yard on Bunn St.

19. Ed Bowen Harness Shop Ed Bowen Harness Shop McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Saddlery; Stores & shops; Horses; Ox teams; Workshops Ed Bowen works in his harness shop in Bloomington, surrounded by dozens of animal harnesses.

20. Melcher and Jefferis Stair Building Advertisement Melcher and Jefferis Stair Building Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Stairways; Advertisements Melcher and Jefferis were local artisans who built custom staircases, like the spiral one in this ad, in the late 19th century.
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