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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: High school.

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: 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: 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...

Photograph

Pickering Camp

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: C.R. Pickering Camp on Mill Creek, in winter. Shelter on hill overlooking pond.

Date: 1932-06-17 

Description: View down hill of the aftermath of a tornado at a farm. There are two collapsed barns, and an intact silo, outbuildings and farmhouse. A horse is standing...

Photograph

Stone School House

Date: 1910 ca.

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

Date: 1956 

Description: Canal Street with the businesses that were built after the fire. Ford stepside truck on the left side of the photo. Businesses with three Coca-cola signs...

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.

Photograph

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...

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

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: 1915 ca.

Description: Governor Nelson Dewey's house.

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.

Photograph

Conrad Schmitt

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Conrad Schmitt (b. 1843), Sherwin Gillett's father-in-law.

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...

Photograph

View of Bloomington

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...

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