History Of African Americans In McLean County

This book was originally written for students. Primarily, it was intended to provide information about our community that was not widely known. It was also intended to expose students to the wide range of historical resources that are easily available to all of us and from which we can learn much about our community. Now it has been revised and expanded with the hope that it will be of interest to a wider audience.

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“History Of African Americans In McLean County.” McLean County Museum of History, 1998, https://archive.org/details/historyofafricanamericansinmcleancounty. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.
APA:
History Of African Americans In McLean County (1998). McLean County Museum of History, https://archive.org/details/historyofafricanamericansinmcleancounty
Chicago:
“History Of African Americans In McLean County.” McLean County Museum of History. 1998. Retrieved from https://archive.org/details/historyofafricanamericansinmcleancounty

History of the Illinois Association of Club Women and Girls, Inc. 1901-1975

In presenting to the Illinois Association of Club Women and Girls, Inc. this history, we must first relate the records of the pioneer women, who gave to us their organized efforts and accomplishments.

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“History of the Illinois Association of Club Women and Girls, Inc. 1901-1975.” McLean County Museum of History, 1975, https://archive.org/details/rubyedwards. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.
APA:
History of the Illinois Association of Club Women and Girls, Inc. 1901-1975 (1975). McLean County Museum of History, https://archive.org/details/rubyedwards
Chicago:
“History of the Illinois Association of Club Women and Girls, Inc. 1901-1975.” McLean County Museum of History. 1975. Retrieved from https://archive.org/details/rubyedwards

McLean County Blacks in the Civil War

Examines the extent of involvement of Black people from McLean County, Illinois in the Civil War. Previous research has indicated there were about 20 Black males from McLean County who enlisted in "colored regiments." This paper will show the number of Black males who enlisted during the war is probably closer to 39 and the number who died in battle or of disease totaled 13. After the war, at least 29 Black veterans who had served in a variety of regiments, moved into the county.

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“McLean County Blacks in the Civil War.” McLean County Museum of History, , https://archive.org/details/mclean-county-blacks-civil-war. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.
APA:
McLean County Blacks in the Civil War (). McLean County Museum of History, https://archive.org/details/mclean-county-blacks-civil-war
Chicago:
“McLean County Blacks in the Civil War.” McLean County Museum of History. . Retrieved from https://archive.org/details/mclean-county-blacks-civil-war

Pictorial Souvenir Central Illinois 1912

From the foreword: "The purpose of this book is to bring before the people, in a brief way, the colored professional and business men and women, who are striving onward, and whose lives and endeavors are worthy of emulation." 

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“Pictorial Souvenir Central Illinois 1912.” McLean County Museum of History, 1912, https://archive.org/details/pictorialsouvenir1912. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.
APA:
Pictorial Souvenir Central Illinois 1912 (1912). McLean County Museum of History, https://archive.org/details/pictorialsouvenir1912
Chicago:
“Pictorial Souvenir Central Illinois 1912.” McLean County Museum of History. 1912. Retrieved from https://archive.org/details/pictorialsouvenir1912

Presence, Pride, and Passion: A History of African Americans in McLean County

Despite Illinois laws that were not friendly to Blacks, African Americans chose to make McLean County their home as early as the 1830s. 

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“Presence, Pride, and Passion: A History of African Americans in McLean County.” McLean County Museum of History, 2009, https://archive.org/details/PPPBook. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.
APA:
Presence, Pride, and Passion: A History of African Americans in McLean County (2009). McLean County Museum of History, https://archive.org/details/PPPBook
Chicago:
“Presence, Pride, and Passion: A History of African Americans in McLean County.” McLean County Museum of History. 2009. Retrieved from https://archive.org/details/PPPBook

The William Carey Barton Family: A Study in Historical Archaeology

Between June 14 and June 30, 1994 archaeological investigations were carried out at the old William Carey Barton home at 304 East Cherry Street, Normal, Illinois under sponsorship of the McLean County Historical Society and the Bloomington-Normal Black History Project.

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“The William Carey Barton Family: A Study in Historical Archaeology.” McLean County Museum of History, 1996, https://archive.org/details/barton-family-archaeology. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.
APA:
The William Carey Barton Family: A Study in Historical Archaeology (1996). McLean County Museum of History, https://archive.org/details/barton-family-archaeology
Chicago:
“The William Carey Barton Family: A Study in Historical Archaeology.” McLean County Museum of History. 1996. Retrieved from https://archive.org/details/barton-family-archaeology

Wayman AME Church A 175 Year Jubilant Journey Book

We are on a “Jubilant Journey” that has covered 175 years of ministering in McLean County. We are a church in the heart of the city developing a heart for the city.

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“Wayman AME Church A 175 Year Jubilant Journey Book.” McLean County Museum of History, 2018, https://archive.org/details/wayman-church-a-175-year-jubilant-journey-book. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.
APA:
Wayman AME Church A 175 Year Jubilant Journey Book (2018). McLean County Museum of History, https://archive.org/details/wayman-church-a-175-year-jubilant-journey-book
Chicago:
“Wayman AME Church A 175 Year Jubilant Journey Book.” McLean County Museum of History. 2018. Retrieved from https://archive.org/details/wayman-church-a-175-year-jubilant-journey-book

Wayman AME Church: One Hundred Fifty Years Of History

History of Wayman AME Church, including past clergy and an archaeological dig of the Center St. church.

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“Wayman AME Church: One Hundred Fifty Years Of History.” McLean County Museum of History, 1993, https://archive.org/details/wayman-church-one-hundred-fifty-years-of-history. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.
APA:
Wayman AME Church: One Hundred Fifty Years Of History (1993). McLean County Museum of History, https://archive.org/details/wayman-church-one-hundred-fifty-years-of-history
Chicago:
“Wayman AME Church: One Hundred Fifty Years Of History.” McLean County Museum of History. 1993. Retrieved from https://archive.org/details/wayman-church-one-hundred-fifty-years-of-history

Wayman AME150th Anniversary Book

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“Wayman AME150th Anniversary Book.” McLean County Museum of History, 1993, https://archive.org/details/wayman-church-150th-anniversary-book. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.
APA:
Wayman AME150th Anniversary Book (1993). McLean County Museum of History, https://archive.org/details/wayman-church-150th-anniversary-book
Chicago:
“Wayman AME150th Anniversary Book.” McLean County Museum of History. 1993. Retrieved from https://archive.org/details/wayman-church-150th-anniversary-book