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Inside the Shirley Corn Show Tent
Inside the Shirley Corn Show Tent
Resource Typeimage
TitleInside the Shirley Corn Show Tent
Coverage / Year1912
DescriptionSix women sit atop the stage inside the tent at the Shirley Corn Show. Cornstalks don the stage for decoration.
InterpretationThe Shirley Corn and Horse Show was held in October after the harvest. The tent served as a focal point where speeches and concerts were given.
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; Horses; Festivals; Celebrations
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0309; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 6:2, p. 78
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