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1. '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.

2. Diorama of Mississippian Culture Diorama of Mississippian Culture McLean County, Illinois; Indians of North America; Mississippian Indians; Cahokia, Illinois In this picture of a diorama at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield, Illinois, two Indians, one male and one female, gather corn for food. The male wears a decoration around his neck and a small cloth...

3. Illinois Central Railroad, Construction Illinois Central Railroad, Construction McLean County, Illinois; railroads; Railroad construction & maintenance; The construction of three railroads in the 1850s, including this picture of the Illinois Central Railroad, altered the relationship of the corn farm with the world outside McLean County, Illinois.

4. Isaac Funk Isaac Funk McLean County, Illinois; Frontier & pioneer life; Agriculture; Funk, Isaac, 1797-1865; Politicians Isaac Funk, an early settler of McLean County, played a large role in agriculture. He was also a member of the Illinois State House of Representatives in 1840 and a member of the Illinois State Senate...

5. William D. Walters, Jr. William D. Walters, Jr. McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Teachers; Authors William D. Walters, Jr., a professor of geography at Illinois State University, researched and wrote 'The Heart of the Cornbelt: An Illustrated History of Corn Farming in McLean County,' published in 1997....

6. Isaac and Cassandra Funk Isaac and Cassandra Funk Funk, Isaac, 1797-1865; Funk, Cassandra; Funk's Grove, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois Isaac and Cassandra Funk were important early settlers of McLean County.

7. Sanborn Map, McLean County Court House, Bloomington, Illinois Sanborn Map, McLean County Court House, Bloomington, Illinois Illinois; Sanborn Maps; McLean County, Illinois Sanborn map of the McLean County, Illinois Court House, 1896.

8. Sanborn Map, McLean County Court House, Bloomington, Illinois Sanborn Map, McLean County Court House, Bloomington, Illinois Illinois; Sanborn Maps; McLean County, Illinois Sanborn map of the McLean County, Illinois Court House, 1901.

9. Sanborn Map, McLean County Court House, Bloomington, Illinois Sanborn Map, McLean County Court House, Bloomington, Illinois Illinois; Sanborn Maps; McLean County, Illinois Sanborn map of the McLean County, Illinois Court House, undated.

10. Sanborn Map, McLean County Court House, Bloomington, Illinois Sanborn Map, McLean County Court House, Bloomington, Illinois Illinois; Sanborn Maps; McLean County, Illinois Sanborn map of the McLean County, Illinois Court House, 1886.

11. Sanborn Map, McLean County Court House, Bloomington, Illinois Sanborn Map, McLean County Court House, Bloomington, Illinois Illinois; Sanborn Maps; McLean County, Illinois Sanborn map of the McLean County, Illinois Court House, 1892.

12. 100 West Washington Street, Bloomington, Illinois 100 West Washington Street, Bloomington, Illinois Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Street railroads; Photographs Photograph of Washington Street in Bloomington, Illinois in 1904. The image includes text describing each of the numbered items.

13. Centennial Parade, Bloomington, Illinois Centennial Parade, Bloomington, Illinois McLean County, Illinois; Parades & processions; Entertainment; Floats (Parades) A float travels down the street near the west side of the square. The crowds are watching the Centennial Parade, Bloomington, Illinois.

14. Archaeologists at Noble-Wieting, Illinois Archaeologists at Noble-Wieting, Illinois McLean County, Illinois; Archaeological sites; Maize; Corn; Kickapoo; Archaeology; Indians of North America Illinois State University students study the remains at the Noble-Wieting archaeological site in 1972, a former Indian mound in McLean County. The site is in Heyworth, Illinois.

15. Illinois Tractor Advertisement Illinois Tractor Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Tractors; Advertisements; Plows The Illinois Tractor Company in Bloomington promised "the lowest priced tractor in the world."

16. Illinois Tractor Advertisement Illinois Tractor Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Advertisements; Tractors; Demonstrations This advertisement from the Illinois Silo and Tractor company promotes a demonstration of a tractor that plows, plants, harrows, and discs the corn.

17. Illinois in 1837 Illinois in 1837 Illinois; Champaign County, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Farming; Rivers; Construction; Travel Illinois in 1837 : a sketch descriptive of the situation, boundaries, face of the country, prominent districts, prairies, rivers, minerals, animals, agricultural productions, public lands, plans of internal...

18. McLean County Train Yard McLean County Train Yard Illinois; Sanborn Maps; McLean County, Illinois Sanborn map of the train yard in McLean County, Illinois, undated.

19. McLean County Train Yard McLean County Train Yard Illinois; Sanborn Maps; McLean County, Illinois Sanborn map of the train yard in McLean County, Illinois, 1901.

20. Feeding the Chickens Feeding the Chickens McLean County, Illinois; Agriculture; Livestock; Chickens Two young boys feed the chickens in rural McLean County, Illinois. Farmers in the area might also have raised hogs, cattle or sheep and grown grain.
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