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Cornbelt Bank Building, Bloomington, Illinois (detail)
Cornbelt Bank Building, Bloomington, Illinois (detail)
Resource Typeimage
TitleCornbelt Bank Building, Bloomington, Illinois (detail)
Coverage / Year1901
DescriptionAfter the great Bloomington fire of 1900, the Cornbelt Bank was rebuilt and featured corn ears on the pilaster capitals.
InterpretationCorn was so ingrained into society that it became a part of decorative architecture of buildings as well.
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; Corn; Banks;
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 Identifiermch0324; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 6:17, p. 89
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