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Corn Dollar Inside 1916 Corn Palace
Corn Dollar Inside 1916 Corn Palace
Resource Typeimage
TitleCorn Dollar Inside 1916 Corn Palace
Coverage / Year1916
DescriptionThe interior of the 1916 Bloomington Corn Palace shows the giant corn dollar on display amongst ears of corn.
InterpretationThe corn dollar was a symbol of Bloomington's annual cornfest. The Corn Palace was the center of the festivities.
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; Festivals; Celebrations; Harvesting;
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 Identifiermch0312; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 6:5, p. 80
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