- McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill; Hartzold, Susan; Matejka, Michael, 1953-
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library
William Van Schoick and Company processed the "Celebrated Bloomington Ham." In 1872, the company became the Bloomington Pork Packing Co. Hog farming was a prosperous business for McLean County farmers, and this related business was a result of the county's high agricultural success. How we learn about communities. 16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 19-24 Physical Development and Health.
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