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1. 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.

2. Corn Dryers Corn Dryers McLean County, Illinois; Food drying; Seeds; Corn Corn is suspended from the ceiling for drying purposes.

3. Iron Hoe Iron Hoe Kickapoo Nation; Equipment; Hoes; Indians of North America This iron hoe was used by the Kickapoo in the cultivation of food.

4. Atl-atl weight Atl-atl weight Archaic Indians; Equipment; Spears; The atl-atl weight was a spear thrower used by the Archaic Indians for hunting animals. It was made of stone. Archaic Indians also supplemented their food supply by gathering nuts, berries, herbs and roots....

5. Clay Pot Clay Pot Mississippian Indians; Equipment; Pots & pans; This clay pot was used by the Mississippian Indians. An important use was food storage.

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

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. Dr. Howe's Medicines Advertisement Dr. Howe's Medicines Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Advertisements; Patent medicines; Balsam Dr. Howe and his partner, Dr. Woodard, produced a variety of patent medicines in Bloomington. Their medicines were later produced by Dr. Z. Waters who gave his name to the line.

10. Everybody should use Dr. Howe's Medicines Advertisement Everybody should use Dr. Howe's Medicines Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Advertisements; Patent medicines; Balsam Honey Balsam and Blackberry Balsam were two of the popular medicines of Dr. Howe. Dr. Howe and his partner, Dr. Woodard, produced a variety of patent medicines in Bloomington. Their medicines were later...

11. Corn Landscape Corn Landscape McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Advertisements; Cattle; Cows; Farmers; Farming; Corn A photograph for a Funk advertisement by James Holbert, one of the main men behind Funk's success. The photo shows a large cornfield in the background and and a farmer with cattle in the foreground. Text...

12. 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...
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