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Written by Bill Kemp in Historic Photos

Photo of the Week, 61: Courthouse Square 1930

Seen here is an early Great Depression view of the McLean County Courthouse, looking northeast from the corner of Center and Washington streets.

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Written by Bill Kemp in Historic Photos

Photo of the Week, 57: Dedication of the Normal Post Office, 1936

‚ÄčOn March 1, 1936, several hundred area residents gathered for the dedication of the Normal Post Office, located at 200 West North Street.

On March 1, 1936, several hundred area residents gathered for the dedication of the Normal Post Office, located at 200 West North Street.

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Written by Bill Kemp in Historic Photos

Photo of the Week, 53: Bloomington-Normal Branch of the NAACP, 1944

Seen here is a 1944 meeting of the local NAACP gathered at 318 South Main Street, a former sprawling single family residence that would in a few years time become the Twin City Recreation Center.

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