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Date: 1956 

Description: Two-story, brick Ballantine residence, with very tall grass in the foreground, and trees in the background.

Date: 1956 

Description: School known as the "old stone school", the first public school building in Bloomington. The clock tower replaced the former bell tower.

Date: 1930-10-24 

Description: Man sitting in driver's seat of a Skelly Truck promoting itself with banners and streamers. In the background on the right is a church.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the town.

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Bagley

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from road of a brick building under construction. Five men are posed in front near a pile of bricks. Four men are posed in the window openings on the...

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Street Scene

Date: 1921 

Description: View down middle of commercial street. There is a hotel/ice cream shop on the right. Cars are parked along the curb on both sides of the street.

Date: 1965-04-18 ca.

Description: The "Early American Country Store Farm Museum." Storefront view of an antique shop with various farm implements on its front porch.

Date: 1930-10-24 

Description: Group portrait of children in costume posed on the back of a truck decorated with streamers for the Cheese Day Parade. Some of the children hold handwritte...

Date: 1910-12-06 

Description: View from snowy ditch looking down side of stock train. The engineer is looking out of the locomotive window, and another man stands on the tracks near the...

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Main Street

Date: 1921 

Description: Main Street, where two young girls walk on the sidewalk, and a horse and carriage and two cars are parked in the street. There is a townhouse complex on th...

Date: 1956 

Description: Canal and Congress streets, with Sprague's Building on the right.

Date: 1915 

Description: Unidentified group of spelling and arithmetic contest winners posing on a lawn outside of a brick building. The children are wearing ribbons on their lapel...

Date: 1916 

Description: Outdoor group portrait of Sherwin Gillett's brothers-in-law. They are: Charles, Alfred, Louis, Gustav, Otto and Herbert.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View of Bloomington with a man looking over the vista.

Date: 1913 

Description: View across railroad tracks of a two-story clapboard schoolhouse with bell tower. Groups of children pose outside and another group of children look out on...

Date: 1930-10-24 ca.

Description: Celebrating the first "Cheese Day" with a parade. A group of spectators gather on the sidewalk near a truck displaying a banner and stove in the back.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view over city. A church is in the middle foreground, and the Mississippi River and far shoreline is in the background. On the right side is a dir...

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1921 

Description: View from the foot of a bridge down Main Street. A car drives toward the bridge, and there is a plant sidewalk along the street on the right. Electric powe...

Date: 1921 

Description: View down Main Street. Osward's restaurant is on the far left. The post office and a plumbing shop are on the right.

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Ruins of Rome

Date:  date unknown

Description: View from street of the Farmers and Merchants Bank after a fire. All that's left standing is its neo-classical marble facade with columns framing a doorway...

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