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Plowing, about 1917
Plowing, about 1917
Resource Typeimage
TitlePlowing, about 1917
Coverage / Yearc. 1917
DescriptionA team of horses plows sod in McLean County about 1917.
InterpretationPlowing through the thick sod in McLean County was difficult and took a team of horses to do the job. The land might be plowed twice if farmers replanted after some corn had not grown.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History
Learning Standards15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.
Other ContributorsWalters, William D, Jr., 1942-
Source'The Heart of the Cornbelt: An Illustrated History of Corn Farming in McLean County,' by William D. Walters Jr.; ISBN 0-943788-15-3 (1997)
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Plowing; Horses;
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See http://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statementhttp://images.library.uiuc.edu/projects/tdc/conditions.htm
Resource Identifiermch0282; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 5:2, p. 59
CONTENTdm file name4065117732002_mch0282.jpg
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