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Checking corn
Checking corn
Resource Typeimage
TitleChecking corn
Coverage / Yearc. 1910
DescriptionA farmer wearing a blue shirt and khaki pants checks a stalk of corn in a field.
InterpretationFarmers often would dig up random stalks of corn to check the root system and the nature of the plant to gauge how their crop was doing.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities;
Learning Standards16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 18 Social Systems;
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.; Walters, William D, Jr., 1942-
Other ContributorsHartzold, Susan
Koos, Greg, 1949-
LaBounty, Bill
SourceExtra images from 'Just Corn: The Amaizing Story', museum exhibit, 1997
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Farmers; Farming
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 Identifiermch0417 - Digital Images Master CD - museum archives
CONTENTdm file name1873819462002_mch0417.jpg
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