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Griesheim's Advertisement for Cornfest
Griesheim's Advertisement for Cornfest
Resource Typeimage
TitleGriesheim's Advertisement for Cornfest
Coverage / Yearc. 1915
DescriptionGriesheim's clothing store runs an ad for the Bloomington Cornfest.
InterpretationLocal merchants thrived during the cornfest because it brought many people into town. Several ran ads promoting their stores and the event. When it began, the cornfest coincided with local store sales.
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; Advertisements; Stores & shops
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 Identifiermch0313; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 6:6, p. 80
CONTENTdm file name625823832002_mch0313.jpg
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