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1. Corn Exhibit Photograph Corn Exhibit Photograph McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Galleries & museums; Exhibitions; A photo of the 'Just Corn: The Amaizing Story' exhibit inside the McLean County Museum of History in 1997. Panels of related photos and logos of seed companies are shown.

2. McLean County Map in Corn Exhibit McLean County Map in Corn Exhibit McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Exhibitions; Corn; Maps; Education; Schoolteachers A map of McLean County sits in the middle of a corn school exhibit at a December 17, 1909, Teacher's Institute in Normal, Illinois.

3. Map of Funk Farms, McLean County, Illinois Map of Funk Farms, McLean County, Illinois McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Maps; Townships; Funk, Eugene Duncan, 1867-1944 This map shows the location of all the Funk Farms in McLean County.

4. Marion's Hired Hand Marion's Hired Hand McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Farmhands; Migrant agricultural laborers; This farmhand in Blue Mound Township, McLean County, Illinois, wears a large straw hat and overalls. He sits cross-legged with his hand to his mouth. He has a mustache.

5. School Work Corn Exhibit of McLean County School Work Corn Exhibit of McLean County McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Exhibitions; Corn; Schoolteachers This boys corn exhibit of McLean County was shown at a Teacher's Institute on December 17, 1909, in Normal, Illinois.

6. Ear of corn close-up Ear of corn close-up McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn husking; Tassel; Plants; Agriculture A closeup of an ear of corn still in its husk, tasseled, on the stalk of the plant.

7. Herding hogs to Chicago Herding hogs to Chicago McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Hogs; Pigs; Sketches; Cartoons (Commentary) This drawing shows farmers herding hogs to Chicago, where they were known to fetch a high price.

8. Corn Belt Bank, Bloomington, Illinois Corn Belt Bank, Bloomington, Illinois McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Banks; Horses; Carriages & coaches; The Corn Belt Bank building in downtown Bloomington is six stories high, one of the tallest in the city. A horse and carriage wait on the street outside.

9. 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....

10. Mary (Rengal) Hartzold Mary (Rengal) Hartzold McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Farmers; Farming; Women Mary (Rengal) Hartzold of Dry Grove Township, McLean County, Illinois. She was the wife of Henry Hartzold, a farmer.

11. 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.

12. County School Display at State Fair County School Display at State Fair McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Schools; Education; Exhibitions; Corn; Fairs This school corn exhibit from McLean County is on display at the 1909 Illinois State Fair.

13. Field of Shocked Corn Field of Shocked Corn McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Fields; Corn A field of shocked corn in McLean County shows how farmers prepared for the harvest.

14. Farmer in field pulled by horses Farmer in field pulled by horses McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Farmers; Farming; Corn; Horses; Harvesting machinery; Barns; Dwellings; A farmer, pulled by two horses, harvests a field before combines were popular. His barn and residence are in the background.

15. U.S. Food Administration Advertisement U.S. Food Administration Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; United States Food Administration; Advertisements; History An ad for the United States Food Adminstration reads: Corn The Food of the Nation Serve Some Way Every Meal Appetizing Nourishing.

16. Man holding cornstalks Man holding cornstalks McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn A man dressed in a vest and tie holds up a complete corn plant in each hand, each about 11 feet high.

17. Man hits barbed wire fence Man hits barbed wire fence McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Drawing; Barbed wire; Corn; Cartoons (Commentary); In this drawing, a farmer runs into a barbed wire fence between cornfields.

18. Washing out roots Washing out roots McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Farmers; Farming; Hoses; Corn Standing in a hole around where a cornstalk was growing, a farmer washes the roots of the plant with a hose to inspect the crop.

19. Checking corn Checking corn McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Farmers; Farming A farmer wearing a blue shirt and khaki pants checks a stalk of corn in a field.

20. Farmer's Elevator Farmer's Elevator McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Grain elevators; Fences; Farmers; Farming A farmer's elevator in Cooksville, Illinois, has siding on all sides. A fence leads to the elevator, which has a shingled roof.
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