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Bloomington-Normal Black History Project

   
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  1. Barton Family
    Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Barton from the Barton family reunion held at the McLean County Museum of History.

  2. Barton Family Home
    Photograph of Barton family home in Normal, Illinois.

  3. Blanche Levells Bell (mother of Howard Bell)
    Photo of Blanche Bell as a young woman.

  4. Cynthia Barton (mother of Wilbur Barton)
    Photographic portrait of Cynthia Barton (mother of Wilbur Barton).

  5. Dean - the voice on extension 380
    News clipping from the ALFI News (internal newsletter of State Farm Insurance Companies) about Kathryn Dean, and her work at State Farm. Published by State Farm Insurance Companies, Bloomington, Illinois. [Size: 4.7 in x 4.3 in]

  6. Elaine Bell (wife of Howard Bell)
    Part of a photo of Elaine Bell attending a meeting of the Bloomington-Normal Black History Project, at the McLean County Historical Society (then located at the McBarnes Building, Bloomington, IL). This was the first meeting held at the Historical Society.

  7. Elaine Cooper Bell
    Photograph of Elaine Cooper in her bedroom holding two dolls.

  8. Harry & Blanche Bell (parents of Howard Bell)
    Photograph of Harry and Blanche (Levells) Bell, parents of Howard Bell, taken in 1948 at 1312 W. Taylor St., Bloomington, IL.

  9. Harry Bell (father of Howard Bell) - with friend
    Photograph of Harry Bell (father of Howard Bell) with a friend, ca. 1910.

  10. Harry Bell (father of Howard Bell) in horse-drawn buggy
    Photograph of Harry Bell (father of Howard Bell) in a horse-drawn buggy, ca. 1905.

  11. Harry Bell's Tailor Shop
    Photograph of the interior of Harry Bell's tailor shop located on the 600 block of Main St., Bloomington, IL. Includes Harry Bell and Torrence Skinner. [Size: 10 in x 8 in].

  12. Howard Bell - Army photo
    Photographic portrait of Howard Bell in his Army uniform. Original is color-tinted photograph in a decorative oval frame with curved glass. [Size: 17 in x 12 in]

  13. Howard Bell - holding ceremonial sword
    Photograph of Howard Bell, in front of his home, holding a Knights of Pythias ceremonial sword.

  14. Howard Bell- Irving School Graduation - 1937
    Class photograph of Irving School (Bloomington, IL) graduation, 1937.

  15. Ike Sanders
    Photo postcard of Ike Sanders and another man in a photo collage of a balloon over downtown Bloomington, Illinois, featuring the McLean County courthouse. [Size: 3 in x 5 in]

  16. Ike Sanders - Cafe and Pool Hall
    Photograph of Ike Sanders (left) and another man in front of Cafe and Pool Hall at 103 S. Main St., Bloomington, Illinois.

  17. Ike Sanders - First Restaurant
    Photograph of interior of Ike Sander's first restaurant in Bloomington, Illinois. Ike's first wife (nee Hadley) is behind bar; Ike's sister, Lillian in on the right and Ike is in the rear.

  18. Ike Sanders - in chauffeur's uniform
    Photograph of Ike Sanders in uniform taken while working for the Adlai Stevenson family.

  19. Ike Sanders - Working Men's Club - Interior
    Photograph of the Ike and Lue Anna Brown Sanders and the interior of the Working Men's Club located on W. Washington Street, Bloomington, Illinois, owned by Ike Sanders. [Size: 8 in x 10 in]

  20. Josephine Whittaker
    Photograph of Josephine Whittaker as a child.

  21. Josephine Whittaker
    Photograph of Josephine Whittaker as a young woman.

  22. Kathryn & Virgil Dean - marriage certificate
    Marriage certificate of Virgil Dean and Kathryn [Williams] Bynum dated 8 June 1952 at Bloomington, Illinois [size: 9 in x 10 in]

  23. Kathryn and Virgil Dean
    Photograph of Kathryn and Virgil Dean at a State Farm Insurance Company 25th Anniversary Dinner on the occasion of Kathryn's 25th anniversary of employment. [Size: 3 in x 3 in]

  24. Kathryn Dean - National Association of Colored Women`s Clubs - membership
    Membership certificate and card from the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs.

  25. Kathryn Dean - portrait
    Photo portrait of Kathryn Dean, part of a larger photo of Kathryn with her sister Caribel Washington.

  26. Kathryn Dean - portrait as a young woman
    Photo of Kathryn Dean taken as a young woman

  27. Kathryn Dean- State Farm 25th anniversary cake
    Photo of Kathryn Dean holding her State Farm 25th anniversary cake.

  28. Lucinda Barton (grandmother of Wilbur Barton)
    Photograph of Lucinda Barton (grandmother of Wilbur Barton) in front of home.

  29. Lue Anna Brown Sanders Clark
    Photographic portrait of Lue Anna Brown Sanders Clark. [Size: 8 in x 10 in]

  30. Lue Anna Brown Sanders Clark
    Photographic portrait of Lue Anna Brown as a young woman.

  31. Lue Anna Brown Sanders Clark - holding a newspaper
    Photograph of Lue Anna Brown Sanders Clark holding a newspaper printed for the local African-American community. [Size: 5 in x 7 in]

  32. Lue Anna Brown Sanders Clark - holding a quilt
    Photograph of Lue Anna Brown Sanders Clark, taken at her first interview, holding her handmade quilt (now part of the collections at the McLean County Museum of History). [Size: 5 in x 7in]

  33. Lue Anna Brown Sanders Clark - Scott Family
    Photograph of Lue Anna Brown with her sister Hattie Brown Scott and her children in Southern Illinois.

  34. Lue Anna Brown Sanders Clark and Alonzo Clark
    Photograph of Lue Anna Brown Sanders Clark with her second husband Alonzo Clark.

  35. Lue Anna Brown Sanders Clark and Ike Sanders
    Photo postcard of Lue Anna Brown Sanders with her first husband Ike Sanders.

  36. Lue Anna Brown Sanders Clark holding an egg basket
    Photograph of Lue Anna Brown Sanders Clark holding an egg basket and beaded purse (now part of the collections of the McLean County Museum of History, Bloomington, Illinois). [Size: 5 in x 7in]

  37. Lue Anna Brown Sanders Clark with Julian Bond
    Photograph of Lue Anna Brown Sanders Clark with Julian Bond, April 1979.

  38. Reginald Whittaker - High School Graduation portrait
    Color-tinted photographic portrait of Reginald Whittaker taken for his High School graduation in 1944.

  39. Reginald Whittaker - March 21, 1928
    Photograph of Reginald Whittaker, age 3.

  40. Richard Bell - Bell's Auto Shop
    Photograph of Dick Bell's Auto Shop located in Bloomington, Illinois.

  41. Richard Bell - Dick Bell's Park
    Photograph of Dick Bell's amusement park located in Bloomington, Illinois.

  42. Robert Gaston - The Upper Cut Barbershop (exterior)
    Photograph of the exterior of the Upper Cut Barbershop owned by Robert Gaston, located in Bloomington, Illinois.

  43. Robert Gaston - with son Gary
    Photograph of Robert Gaston with his son, Gary, who took over his barbershop, The Upper Cut.

  44. Susie South Bell - grandmother of Howard Bell
    Photograph of Susie South Bell, wife of William Bell and grandmother of Howard Bell.

  45. Virgil Dean (husband of Kathryn Dean)
    Photo of Virgil Dean (on left) with friend.

  46. Virgil Dean - husband of Kathryn Dean
    Photo postcard of Virgil Dean (husband of Kathryn Dean) as a young boy.

  47. Whittaker and Wilson Families
    Photograph of the Whittaker and Wilson families in front of home, including Caddie, Reginald and Walter, Jr. Whittaker. [Size: 8 in x 10 in]

  48. Wilbur Barton (as a child)
    Photograph of Wilbur Barton as a child

  49. Wilbur Barton - Family Home
    Wilbur Barton standing in front of the family home in Normal, Illinois

  50. Wilbur Barton - ISNU Basketball
    Photograph of Wilbur Barton playing basketball from the ISNU 1936 Index (yearbook), p. 274.

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