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1. Shirley Corn and Horse Show Shirley Corn and Horse Show McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Horses; Festivals; Celebrations The entrance to the main tent at the 1912 Shirley Corn and Horse Show was decorated with cornstalks. Hundreds came to celebrate the corn harvest.

2. Stubblefield Horse Stubblefield Horse McLean County, Illinois; Horses; Livestock; Agriculture; Transportation; Percheron horses A Percheron horse stands in the foreground of the Stubblefield Stables. A lot of farm work was carried out with the help of Percheron or Norman horses, which were bred and sold in Normal, Illinois.

3. Horse Drawn Corn Picker Horse Drawn Corn Picker McLean County, Illinois; Harvesting machinery; Corn; Horses A horse drawn corn picker harvests the crop in the early 1900s in McLean County.

4. Early Moldboard Plow Early Moldboard Plow McLean County, Illinois; Plows; Corn; This early moldboard plow was used to open new land for cornfields in spring.

5. Beebee's Patent Cure for Balkiness in Horses Advertisement Beebee's Patent Cure for Balkiness in Horses Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Horses; Mules; Patents; Advertisements This is an ad for a patent to prevent balkiness in horses and mules. Balkiness is an unwillingness of the horse to move forward. Horses sometimes become balky due to physical ailments such as sharp teeth,...

6. Ox Shoes Ox Shoes McLean County, Illinois; Ox teams; Shoes; Plows; Ox shoes, such as these, were used to protect oxen hooves when they plowed up prairie land.

7. Inside the Shirley Corn Show Tent Inside the Shirley Corn Show Tent McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Horses; Festivals; Celebrations Six women sit atop the stage inside the tent at the Shirley Corn Show. Cornstalks don the stage for decoration.

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. 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, with a horse and carriage waiting outside.
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