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Giant Ear of Corn from 1915 Festival
Giant Ear of Corn from 1915 Festival
Resource Typeimage
TitleGiant Ear of Corn from 1915 Festival
Coverage / Year1915
DescriptionThis giant ear of corn made for the 1915 Bloomington Cornfest is comprised of hundreds of smaller ears of corn.
InterpretationKernels, ear, stalks, and leaves were many of the decorative choices for items at the annual cornfests.
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 ContributorsWalters, William D, Jr., 1942-
Source'The Heart of the Cornbelt: An Illustrated History of Corn Farming in McLean County,' by William D. Walters Jr.; ISBN 0-943788-15-3 (1997)
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Corn; Floats (Parades); Festivals
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0317; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 6:10, p. 82
CONTENTdm file name9375923832002_mch0317.jpg
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