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Photograph

Stand Pipe

Date: 1916 

Description: A water tower with a ruler indicating the amount of the water inside.

Date: 1925 

Description: The exterior of the Congregational Church.

Date: 1864 

Description: The village, founded by Delos W. Taft, had its name changed to Bloomington in 1867. It had been named Tafton.

Date: 1956 

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: The exterior of the Catholic church and the parsonage. The church building has a gable roof, lancet arched windows, and a steeple with a cross atop.

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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: The building was erected after a fire which destroyed most of the Bloomington business section in 1897. The bank was acquired by Peter Woodhouse and Patric...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: D.F. Brown house during the spring or summer, with two elm trees, three children and a woman. A picket fence runs along the sidewalk in the front of the h...

Date: 1921 

Description: Exterior view of Ludden's Poultry and Eggs from the dirt road. The shop features a porch, gable roof, and fenced yard. There are wooden crates and barrels...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Shops along Main Street. On the left, there is a Woodhouse and Bartley bank, a hardware store, Greer shoe store, J.B. Ludden general merchandise, a bank, a...

Photograph

High School

Date: 1925 

Description: Exterior of the two-story high school.

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Rock School

Date:  date unknown

Description: The two-story stone schoolhouse. A flagpole hangs over the entrance.

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.

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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: 1896-11-01 

Description: Canal Street less than a year before a fire swept through and destroyed many of these buildings on March 22, 1897, resulting in a loss of about $45,000. P...

Date: 1925 

Description: View down middle of Main Street. The right side of the street features: Bloomington State Bank, Ira Fox Meat Market, C.H. Enke, Sprague's Recreation Parlor...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: The "Rock School" building with children and teachers posed outside.

Photograph

Lover's Lane

Date:  date unknown

Description: View across a wooden footbridge. There are two men and a cart below on the left.

Date: 1956 

Description: House with typical extension in rear.

Photograph

Main Street

Date: 1925 

Description: Rows of cars are parked at shops on Main Street. The shop signs (from left to right) are: Doctor R.H. Merrifield Dentist, Clem Meyer — Dry Goods and Grocer...

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