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Corn Palace Sign
Corn Palace Sign
Resource Typeimage
TitleCorn Palace Sign
Coverage / Yearc. 1915
DescriptionThis sign identifies the Corn Palace, the center of activity at Bloomington's annual corn festival.
InterpretationIn the late 1880s, corn exposition introduced competition into corn production. Organized judging awarded prizes to ears based on appearance.
Lesson Plans / ThemesCelebrations 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-
Source'Just Corn: The Amaizing Story' exhibit, museum archives
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Festivals; Celebrations; 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 Identifiermch0383
CONTENTdm file name9531419662002_mch0383.jpg
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