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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.
Description: View across a wooden footbridge. There are two men and a cart below on the left.
Description: The Ford service station. There is graffiti on the interior side of the windows. A car is parked outside.
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...
Description: A group of men stand outside of the post office. There is a parked car at the curb. A building is being demolished and there is a pile of rubble in the str...
Description: Two cows graze under a bridge.
Description: A woman stands on a wooden footbridge. There are homes in the distance.
Description: The entrance to the Carthwaite Park tourist camp and picnic grounds. There is a sign for a filling station 1 mile ahead. A car is parked inside the grounds...
Description: View down hill of the Brooklyn Bridge and houses.
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...
Description: Canal and Congress streets, with Sprague's Building on the right.
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: 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...
Description: Elevated view of Civil Conservation Camp (CCC), tentatively identified as the Bloomington camp.
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...
Description: A water tower with a ruler indicating the amount of the water inside.
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...
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: 1873 after
Description: View of Bloomington by the pioneer photographer of the village, Frank Witcomb, sometime after 1873. There are buildings identified in the foreground on bot...
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...
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