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Corn Celebration Preparation
Corn Celebration Preparation
Resource Typeimage
TitleCorn Celebration Preparation
Coverage / Yearc. 1915
DescriptionIn downtown Bloomington, an archway of straw bales marks the entrance to tents set up for the annual Cornfest. The Corn Palace is in the background.
InterpretationBloomington hosted an annual corn festival as a way to celebrate the harvest and show pride in its agricultural roots.
Lesson Plans / ThemesAmerican communities in history; Celebrations and Festivals;
Learning Standards16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 18 Social Systems;
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.; Walters, William D, Jr., 1942-
Other ContributorsHartzold, Susan
Koos, Greg, 1949-
LaBounty, Bill
SourceExtra images from 'Just Corn: The Amaizing Story', museum exhibit, 1997
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Castles & palaces; Festivals; Celebrations
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 Identifiermch0412 - Digital Images Master CD - museum archives
CONTENTdm file name812420562002_mch0412.jpg
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