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Bloomington Brush and Trunk Company Advertisement
Bloomington Brush and Trunk Company Advertisement
Resource Typeimage
TitleBloomington Brush and Trunk Company Advertisement
Coverage / Yearc. 1880
DescriptionThe Bloomington Brush and Trunk Co. was a 19th century manufacturer. They produced brushes of all types -- clothes, stove, shoe, tooth, hair, and paint -- and, in 1877, expanded production to included travelers' trunks and suitcases.
InterpretationLike most of the local merchants in Bloomington, the Brush and Trunk Co. was located in the downtown area, at 218 with Washington.
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; Brooms & brushes; Luggage; Boots; Shoes; Shoe industry; 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 Identifiermch0459
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