• Creator
  • McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill; Hartzold, Susan; Matejka, Michael, 1953-
  • Created Date
  • 5-2-02
  • Description
  • The Bloomington Brush and Trunk Co. was a 19th century manufacturer. They produced brushes of all types--clothes, stove, shoe, tooth, hair, and paint--and, in 1877, expanded production to included travelers' trunks and suitcases. Like most of the local merchants in Bloomington, the Brush and Trunk Co. was located in the downtown area, at 218 with Washington. How we learn about communities. 16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Eco... more
    The Bloomington Brush and Trunk Co. was a 19th century manufacturer. They produced brushes of all types--clothes, stove, shoe, tooth, hair, and paint--and, in 1877, expanded production to included travelers' trunks and suitcases. Like most of the local merchants in Bloomington, the Brush and Trunk Co. was located in the downtown area, at 218 with Washington. How we learn about communities. 16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 18 Social Systems. less
  • Format
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