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Meyer Brewing Company Advertisement
Meyer Brewing Company Advertisement
Resource Typeimage
TitleMeyer Brewing Company Advertisement
Coverage / Year1862 to 1820
DescriptionMeyer Brewing Company, located where Highland Golf Course is today, brewed beer from 1862 until Prohibition closed the business. This advertisement proclaims, "Not the largest brewery in the world, but the one that spends most money in Bloomington and does things for Bloomington."
InterpretationMany people were out of work when the 18th Amendment prohibited the sale of alcohol.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities;
Learning Standards16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 18 Social Systems;
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.; Hartzold, Susan; Matejka, Michael, 1953-
Other ContributorsKoos, Greg, 1949-
LaBounty, Bill
Source'Made in McLean County' exhibit; museum archives
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Beer; Brewing industry; Buildings; Advertisements
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.
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Resource Identifiermch0444
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