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King Corn from 1916 Corn Show
King Corn from 1916 Corn Show
Resource Typeimage
TitleKing Corn from 1916 Corn Show
Coverage / Year1916
DescriptionThis cartoon shows how locals felt about the Bloomington Cornfest, depicting a man as King Corn.
InterpretationLocals were proud of their annual harvest celebrations and spent many hours in preparation.
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; Cartoons (Commentary); Corn; Satires (Visual works);
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Resource Identifiermch0316; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 6:9, p. 82
CONTENTdm file name5935923832002_mch0316.jpg
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