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1. Advertisement of Detasselers Advertisement of Detasselers McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Advertisements; World War II; Women Advertisement and photograph of detasselers during World War II.

2. Projectile Point Projectile Point Woodland Indians; Equipment; Point, Projectile This projectile point is dark in color. It is slightly notched near the base. It was used by Woodland Indians for hunting.

3. Mussel Shell Hoe Mussel Shell Hoe Mississippian Indians; Equipment; Agriculture This mussel shell hoe was used in the cultivation of corn, beans and squash by the Mississippian Indians.

4. '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.

5. Bone Awls Bone Awls Mississippian Indians; Equipment; Awls Bone awls were commonly used by the Mississippian Indians. They were used to punch holes in skins, clay, etc. They were commonly made of turkey leg bone.

6. Stone celt (ungrooved axe) Stone celt (ungrooved axe) Woodland Indians; Agriculture; Equipment; Celts This is an ungrooved axe made of stone. It was used by the Woodland Indians. They often used them for girdling trees.

7. Projectile Point Projectile Point Woodland Indians; Equipment; Point, Projectile; This wide projectile point has two distinct notches on either side. It was used by the Woodland Indians for hunting.

8. Grooved axe Grooved axe Archaic Indians; Axes; Equipment; The grooved axe was a tool used by the Archaic Indians. It was made of stone.

9. Chert Hoe Chert Hoe Woodland Indians; Equipment; Agriculture This chert hoe was used by Woodland Indians for farming. Woodland Indians grew corn, beans and squash, and hunted buffalo and deer. Chert is a very fine grained rock which can be shaped into arrowheads...

10. Projectile Point Projectile Point Woodland Indians; Equipment; Point, Projectile This projectile point is light in color. It is notched near the base. It was used by Woodland Indians for hunting.

11. Projectile Point Projectile Point Woodland Indians; Equipment; Hunting; Point, Projectile; This projectile point was used by the Woodland Indians for hunting. It is rounded at the bottom with no notches.

12. Late Paleolithic Holcombe Point Late Paleolithic Holcombe Point Ice Age; Paleo Indians; Stone Age; Arms & armament; Settlers Late Paleolithic Holcombe projectile point found in Dale Township.

13. 'Lost Lake' Chert Blade 'Lost Lake' Chert Blade Archaic Indians; Equipment; Point, Projectile; Blades This is a blade used by the Archaic Indians. Made of chert, it has a notch on either side.

14. Knife Blade Knife Blade Kickapoo Nation; Equipment; Knives; Commerce; Indians of North America This knife blade was a common tool used by the Kickapoo. It was made of iron.

15. 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.

16. 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.

17. Chert knife Chert knife Archaic Indians; Equipment; Knives; Bloomington, Illinois This is a chert knife used by the Archaic Indians. It was found in Bloomington Cemetery.

18. 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....

19. Trade Axe Trade Axe Kickapoo Nation; Equipment; Axes; Indians of North America This trade axe was manufactured by white settlers and traded to the Kickapoo.

20. Stone Pipe Stone Pipe Woodland Indians; Pipes This stone pipe was used by the Woodland Indians of McLean County, Illinois. It was found in Lawndale Township.
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