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Corn Palace Sketch
Corn Palace Sketch
Resource Typeimage
TitleCorn Palace Sketch
Coverage / Year1915
DescriptionA sketch of the Bloomington Colliseum turned Corn Palace for the annual Cornfest harvest celebration.
InterpretationEach autumn during harvest, Bloomington would host a corn festival in celebration of the year's crop. At the Corn Palace, the center of activities, contests were held and speeches given.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; 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; Sketches; Celebrations; Festivals; Harvesting;
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 Identifiermch0397 - Digital Images Master CD - museum archives
CONTENTdm file name9374220562002_mch0397.jpg
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