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1929

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Years: 1926 1927 192819291930 1931 1932

Significant events from 1929.

January

  • 7th - The Hook Drug Store on the west side of The Square is destroyed by fire. The building was owned by Madeline Wylie. A solid wall prevented the blaze from reaching the Eagle clothing store, although it sustained smoke damage. Other businesses that sustained damages included Kresge's, the dentist office of Dr. George McDaniel, the Peoples Insurance company, Miers & Coor. Henry A. Lee's law office, J. M. Sappenfield's insurance office, and a colored lodge. Total losses came to around $65,000.

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August

A fire in the kitchen of the Wright Restaurant at 8th Street and Morton Street causes $350 in damage.

The Bloomington City Council announces plans for connecting north College Avenue to the Dixie Highway, by way of Lower Cascades Park.

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