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Centennial Parade, Bloomington, Illinois
Centennial Parade, Bloomington, Illinois
Resource Typeimage
TitleCentennial Parade, Bloomington, Illinois
Coverage / Year1930
DescriptionA float travels down the street near the west side of the square. The crowds are watching the Centennial Parade, Bloomington, Illinois.
InterpretationThe people of McLean County, Illinois, celebrated the centennial ten months after the stock market crash of 1929. The four-day celebration included the parade, boat races and vaudeville acts.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History; Celebrations and Festivals
Learning Standards15 Economics; 16 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. 320
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Parades & processions; Entertainment; Floats (Parades)
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Resource Identifiermch0124
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