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On the Square Quarterly Magazine -- Winter 2019/2020

On the Square Quarterly Magazine -- Fall 2019

Newsletter -- Spring 2019

Newsletter -- Winter 2018/19

Newsletter -- Fall 2018

Newsletter -- Summer 2018

Lovell Named Executive Director

Adam Lovell, of Reedsville Wisconsin, has been named the new Executive Director at the McLean County Museum of History.

Newsletter -- Spring 2018

Newsletter: Winter 2017/18

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Newsletter: Fall 2017

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Ms. Stanberry and Queenie July 21, 1938

Gretchen Stanberry, a senior in the school of music at MacMurray Women’s College in Jacksonville, was the guest speaker before the Bloomington Rotary Club in a July 1938 program at the Illinois Hotel. Ms. Stanberry is seen here with her German shepherd seeing eye dog Queenie.

Newsletter: Summer 2017

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John Pratt, February 1953 Valentine’s Day Groom

John Pratt, who in a few days time would marry Geraldine Dillon in a Valentine’s Day ceremony, is seen here in a downtown Bloomington store sampling scents for his bride-to-be.

John Pratt, who in a few days time would marry Geraldine Dillon in a Valentine’s Day ceremony, is seen here in a downtown Bloomington store sampling scents for his bride-to-be.

Newsletter: Winter 2016/2017

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Newsletter: Fall 2016

Newsletter -- Spring 2016

Newsletter: Winter 2015/16

Photo of the Week, 104: Wintertime Construction - State Farm Insurance Addition, January 1939

Wintertime Construction - State Farm Insurance Addition, January 1939

This image, taken January 25, 1939, shows two workers some 7 stories above tightening bolts in the dead of winter.

Newsletter: Winter 2014/15

Photo of the Week, 75: Amen and Let's Eat!

Illinois Soldiers' and Sailors' Children's School.  Betsy Ross Cottage, 1955

Established in 1864/1865, the Illinois' Soldiers' Orphans' Home (later renamed ISSCS) was a state-run orphanage in north Normal.

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