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Postcard

Hotel Donnelly

Date:  date unknown

Description: Photographic postcard of the Hotel Donnelly. Men are standing and visiting on the porch. A sign on the corner reads "Hotel & Livery." Horse-drawn vehicles...

Photograph

Interior of Home

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: Interior of the Daniel Brown home in Bloomington. Brown was a retail merchant. Mr. Zimmerman was a prominent lawyer, and one-time law partner of R.M La Fol...

Date: 1956 

Description: Store at 1897 Canal Street, with an old car on the lower right. The car is parked in front of a "no parking" sign.

Date: 1899 ca.

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

Photograph

Bird's Eye View

Date:  date unknown

Description: Bird's-eye view of Bloomington. In the open space, there are trees and a creek. In the developed area, there are stores, apartments, and barns. The buildin...

Date: 1880 before

Description: Street corner with two buildings that have been destroyed by a fire, a brick fence, and some trees. There is a wooden cart in the lower right corner.

Photograph

Stone School House

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: The Stone School house, also called the Rock School.

Date: 1956 

Description: Corner of Canal and Congress streets, showing a building erected by James Sprague and Lyman D. Holford in 1880. Two stores occupied the ground floor, inclu...

Date:  

Description: View of stores on Canal Street with a large group of people milling about. There is a Hardware and Stoves store on the left side of the image.

Photograph

CCC Camp Scene

Date: 1938 

Description: Elevated view of Civil Conservation Camp (CCC), tentatively identified as the Bloomington camp.

Date: 1916 

Description: Elevated view from the water tower. There is a laundry line in the backyard of the white house in the foreground. A car is driving down the road. In the di...

Date: 1956 

Description: House with typical extension in rear.

Date: 1900 after

Description: A view of the village of Bloomington.

Date: 1912 

Description: The facade of Ludden's Big White Store. The building features two bay windows, two stories, and two large display windows. The window displays umbrellas, d...

Photograph

Main Street

Date:  date unknown

Description: A man driving a carriage pulled by two horses is at the curb of the post office. On the street, there is the dentist office of H.H. Hancock, a bank, and J....

Date: 1956 

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

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Elevated view of the town.

Date: 1956 

Description: High school.

Date: 1908 

Description: The church was built in 1872.

Date: 1916 

Description: View of Main Street from the middle of the street looking down the street. Cars are parked on either side of the street. On the left side, there is a woman...

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