- McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill; Walters, William D, Jr., 1942-
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library
This sign identifies the Corn Palace, the center of activity at Bloomington's annual corn festival. In the late 1880s, corn exposition introduced competition into corn production. Organized judging awarded prizes to ears based on appearance. Celebrations and Festivals. 16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 18 Social Systems.
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