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1947 Corn Bowl Parade
1947 Corn Bowl Parade
Resource Typeimage
Title1947 Corn Bowl Parade
Coverage / Year1947
DescriptionA float from the City of Bloomington depicting a mill wheel travels in the 1947 Corn Bowl Parade.
InterpretationThe Corn Bowl football game, which started in 1947, coincided with an annual corn festival during which a parade was held. Locals entered floats and trucks into the parade.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History
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; Parades & processions; Corn; Floats (Parades); Football
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Resource Identifiermch0322; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 6:15, p. 87
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