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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. First Methodist Church of Bloomington First Methodist Church of Bloomington McLean County, Illinois; Religion; Churches; Advertising; Advertisements; Bloomington, Illinois The former First Methodist Church of Bloomington is shown. The building, built in 1839, is covered with advertisements. Two men can be seen sitting in the open door. The Church had been converted to a...

3. 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,...

4. Corn Sheller Advertisement Corn Sheller Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Corn husking; Corn; Advertisements This is an ad for a corn sheller, which would provide feed by removing kernels from the cob.

5. Corn Planter Advertisement Corn Planter Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Advertisements An ad for a corn planter with description.

6. Funk's 90-Day Corn Advertisement Funk's 90-Day Corn Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Advertisements; Corn; Seed trade This ad for Funk's 90-Day Corn provides photos and descriptions of the company's high yielding corn.

7. Cornbelt Exposition Sign Cornbelt Exposition Sign McLean County, Illinois; Festivals; Celebrations; Corn; Signs (Notices); Advertisements This sign advertises for the Bloomington Corn Exposition Oct. 16-21, 1939.

8. Soybean Varieties Advertisement Soybean Varieties Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Soybeans; Advertisements This Funk Brothers Seed Company advertisement show different varieties of soybeans.

9. Griesheim's Advertisement for Cornfest Griesheim's Advertisement for Cornfest McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Festivals; Celebrations; Advertisements; Stores & shops Griesheim's clothing store runs an ad for the Bloomington Cornfest.

10. Corn Blotter Advertisement from 1916 Corn Show Corn Blotter Advertisement from 1916 Corn Show McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Celebrations; Festivals; Harvesting; Advertisements; A blotter from the 1916 Bloomington Cornfest advertises the Corn Palace.

11. R.R. Thompson and Son Advertisement R.R. Thompson and Son Advertisement Advertisements; Furniture; Upholstery; Business people; Industry; Mattresses; McLean County, Illinois The R.R. Thompson and Son Company was an early Bloomington mattress and furniture factory.

12. Ethanol advertisement Ethanol advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Ethanol; Advertisements; Fences; Corn This advertisement promoting ethanol sits on the fence outside Leo Miller's farm in McLean County.

13. 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.

14. 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.

15. C.H. Freeman Advertisement C.H. Freeman Advertisement Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Clock & watch making; Engraving; Advertisements C.H. Freeman was a watchmaker and engraver on North Main St. in Bloomington.

16. Haldeman Marble Work Advertisement Haldeman Marble Work Advertisement Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Marble; Advertisements; Tombs & sepulchral monuments The Haldeman Marble Work shop, established in 1851, was located at 223 E. Front Street in Bloomington.

17. J.C. Garrigus and Son Advertisement J.C. Garrigus and Son Advertisement Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Saddlery; Saddles; Whips; Blankets; Maintenance & repair; Industry; Advertisements J.C. Garrigus and Son manufactured and repaired harnesses and saddles at their 406 N. Main St. shop from 1889 to 1893.

18. Capp Blacksmith Advertisement Capp Blacksmith Advertisement Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Forge shops; Plows; Advertisements T.F. Capp owned a blacksmith shop at 303 with Washington where he did horseshoeing and repaired plows.

19. National Automatic Scale Advertisement National Automatic Scale Advertisement Business enterprises; Merchants; Advertisements; Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; The National Automatic Scale Company was located at 215 E. Douglas St. in Bloomington. They specialized in the manufacture of scales for agriculture use.

20. Meyer Brewing Company Advertisement Meyer Brewing Company Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Beer; Brewing industry; Buildings; Advertisements Meyer Brewing Company, located where Highland Golf Course is today, brewed beer from 1862 until Prohibition closed the business. This advertisement proclaims, "Not the largest brewery in the world, but...
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