Art: Midland Marvel

Bloomington, Ill. is one of the small (pop. 30,000) midland cities that stud the great U. S. corn belt. A pure example of its type, it functions as the business and social centre of a rich farming county. Like other prairie towns in Illinois, it is leafy and fair to the eye in summer, drab as a dead horse in winter. Distinguished for its two universities, State Normal and Wesleyan, Bloomington has also a symphony orchestra and a good ear for music, but education in the visual fine arts has not often been available...

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