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1. Bloomington Band - Mardi Gras Bloomington Band - Mardi Gras McLean County, Illinois; Entertainment; Music; Bands; Mardi Gras The Bloomington Band Mardi Gras is shown on the east side of the Square. The musicians are in a variety of costumes. Kresge's department store is in the background.

2. Centennial Parade, Bloomington, Illinois Centennial Parade, Bloomington, Illinois McLean County, Illinois; Parades & processions; Entertainment; Floats (Parades) A float travels down the street near the west side of the square. The crowds are watching the Centennial Parade, Bloomington, Illinois.

3. James Wilson Jessee James Wilson Jessee McLean County, Illinois; Civil War; Soldiers; Farmers; Farming A veteran of the Civil War, James Wilson Jessee worked as a farmhand after the war.

4. 1948 Corn Bowl program 1948 Corn Bowl program McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Football; Festivals; This program for the 1948 Corn Bowl football game in Bloomington pitted the Illinois Wesleyan Titans against the Eastern Illinois Panthers.

5. Pfister Float in 1947 Corn Bowl Parade Pfister Float in 1947 Corn Bowl Parade McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Festivals; Parades & processions; Floats (Parades); Football A Pfister float made of corn cobs travels in the 1947 Corn Bowl parade.

6. Feasting on Sweet Corn at the Corn Bowl Feasting on Sweet Corn at the Corn Bowl McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Eating & drinking; Festivals; Football During the Corn Bowl, patrons sit at long tables and dine on sweet corn in celebration.

7. 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.

8. Giant Ear of Corn from 1915 Festival Giant Ear of Corn from 1915 Festival McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Floats (Parades); Festivals This giant ear of corn made for the 1915 Bloomington Cornfest is comprised of hundreds of smaller ears of corn.

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. Plowing Contest Plowing Contest McLean County, Illinois; Festivals; Plowing; Celebrations; Tractors This 1914 plowing contest featured tractors that competed as hundreds of spectators watched.

12. Bloomington Corn Palace in 1916 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.

13. Corn Dollar Inside 1916 Corn Palace Corn Dollar Inside 1916 Corn Palace McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Festivals; Celebrations; Harvesting; The interior of the 1916 Bloomington Corn Palace shows the giant corn dollar on display amongst ears of corn.

14. Display of Corn and Signs Display of Corn and Signs McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Fertilizer industry; Signs (Notices); This display of corn and McLean County's growing methods informs visitors of the many techniques used by farmers.

15. Corn Palace at the Bloomington Cornfest Corn Palace at the Bloomington Cornfest McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Festivals; Celebrations; Harvesting A Corn Palace was the center of the 1915 Bloomington Cornfest. This photo was taken at night.

16. 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.

17. 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.

18. Pioneer Zephyr Pioneer Zephyr Railroads; Rail transportation; Trains; Streamline design; Art Moderne; Art Deco; Diesel locomotives; World's Fair; A Century of Progress; Speed records; A streamlined stainless steel high-speed motor three-car train, powered by a 600 horsepower diesel engine. The train is 197 feet long. It weighs ninety-eight tons.

19. French Trade Bucket Bale/Ear French Trade Bucket Bale/Ear Fur trade; Bucket bale; French artifacts; Metalwork; Metallurgy; Explorers; Trade item; Kettles The diameter of the rim is 12.2 cm. The height of the bale ears is 5.7 cm. The bucket bale is made of iron. The bale ears are welded to the rim. The lower portion of the bucket would have been made out...

20. Native American Cradle Board Native American Cradle Board Native American; American Indian; Indians of North America; Baby; Cradle; Infant Baby cradle board made of pine wood. Curved wood at the top is attached in three places with leather strips. One end is square, the other is scalloped with 6 scallops. Carvings on both sides of scalloped...
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