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Corn Palace Sketch
McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Sketches; Celebrations; Festivals; Harvesting;
A sketch of the Bloomington Colliseum turned Corn Palace for the annual Cornfest harvest celebration.
McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Plows; Sketches
A sketch of an early plow, probably hitched to oxen or horses. A hook at the front provides for the hitch. At the back are handles for the farmer to guide the plow. A wheel in the middle provides movement....
Row Marker Sketch
Horses; Plows; Sketches
A sketch of a man in a row marker being pulled by two horses. The vehicle has large wheels on each side.
Harvest Time Sketch
McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn shocks; Harvesting; Farmers; Farming; Sketches
A harvest scene sketch of a farmer shocking corn, another harvesting it, and bundles of shocked corn scattered throughout the field.
Local Indian Traditions
Kickapoo Nation; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Bloomington, Illinois; Indians of North America
Milo Custer's 1914 account of local indian traditions (7 pages).
Painting: Untitled (Illinois River)
Painting; Landscape; Oil on canvas; Waycott, Hedley, 1865-1938; Illinois River;
A painting of an autumnal view of the Illinois River as seen from a grassy bluff in the Prospect Avenue area of Peoria, with the river in the background, three tall trees extending beyond the picture frame...
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...
Dennis Kenyon Farmstead in 1874
McLean County, Illinois; Cabins; Farms; Fences; Homesteading; Sketches
This sketch of the Dennis Kenyon farm appeared in the 1874 Atlas of McLean County.
Corn Plant Drawing
McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Sketches;
Sketch of a corn plant.
Granger Protest Meeting
McLean County, Illinois; Farmers' groups; Farming; Protest movements; Railroads; Sketches
This sketch shows a protest meeting of Grangers shown in the History of the Grange Movement.
Bloomington Corn Palace in 1916
McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Festivals; Castles & palaces; Harvesting; Sketches
This sketch of the 1916 Bloomington Corn Palace shows the palace as it was built around the Coliseum.
Plowing with Two Horses
Farmers; Farming; Whips; Cattle; Plowing; Ox teams; Prairies; Sketches
A sketch of a farmer, with overalls, a beard, and straw hat, plowing behind two horses in a field with weeds.
Ox teams; Farmers; Farming; Whips; Cattle; Prairies; Sketches
A sketch of a man whipping six oxen in front of a plow in the field.
Driving Hogs to Market
Hogs; Farmers; Farming; Prairie; Pigs; Sketches
A sketch of men with whips driving a herd of hogs to market.
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