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German Day, Bloomington, Illinois
German Day, Bloomington, Illinois
Resource Typeimage
TitleGerman Day, Bloomington, Illinois
Coverage / Year1913
DescriptionThe streets of Bloomington, Illinois, are shown decorated for German Day. By 1870, 13% of the population of Bloomington was of German descent or born in Germany. The Germans in Bloomington held their own cultural events and had their own organizations. The Germans living in Bloomington had their own schools and churches, as well as their own German-language newspaper.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History
Learning Standards16 History; 18 Social systems
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.
Other ContributorsMunson, Don, 1941-
Wyckoff, Martin A., 1950-
Koos, Greg, 1949-
Source'The Illustrated History of McLean County', pp. 272-3
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; German Day; Entertainment; Parades & processions; Fairs;
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Resource Identifiermch0094
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