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Brokaw Plow Shop
Brokaw Plow Shop
Resource Typeimage
TitleBrokaw Plow Shop
Coverage / Yearc. 1880
DescriptionThe Brokaw Plow Shop perfected the 'Bloomington Clipper Plow, ' an effective tool for turning prairie soil.
InterpretationBecause McLean County had such a high agriculture population, related businesses were often successful.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; Picture Book on Illinois Agricultural History
Learning Standards16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 18 Social Systems;
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.; Hartzold, Susan; Matejka, Michael, 1953-
Other ContributorsKoos, Greg, 1949-
LaBounty, Bill
Source'Made in McLean County' exhibit; museum archives
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Plows; Clippers; Utility poles; Agriculture
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 Identifiermch0456
CONTENTdm file name1093920362002_mch0456.jpg
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