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#1950s

Written by Torii Moré in Historic Photos

Photo of the Week, 44: Timberrr!

On November 21, 1951, workmen brought down the New York Central Railroad water tower located at the South Main Street overpass in the warehouse district just south of downtown Bloomington.

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Written by Bill Kemp in Historic Photos

Photo of the Week, 43: Happy Thanksgiving from the Museum!

“Good morning! Today is Thanksgiving. My name is Craig Russell. I'm three, and I live at 1304 E. Grove St. I hope you have the biggest drumstick ever today. And be sure to give thanks. That's what Thanksgiving is for."

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Written by Bill Kemp in Historic Photos

Photo of the Week, 40: “The Gipper” here in 1955

Ronald Reagan was no stranger to Bloomington-Normal, having attended Eureka College from 1928 until his graduation in 1932.

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Written by Torii Moré in WGLT McHistory Series

McHistory: Humor In A Governor's Veto From 60 Years Gone By

In this episode of GLT's recurring series "McHistory," we hear about a veto message from a Governor of Illinois more than 60 years ago.

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Written by Bill Kemp in Historic Photos

Photo of the Week, 24: Seven ball in the corner pocket . . .

Students at the Illinois Soldiers' and Sailors' Children's School (ISSCS) play pool at Horner Hall, circa 1955-1956.

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