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Shocked Corn
Shocked Corn
Resource Typeimage
TitleShocked Corn
Coverage / Year1860 to 1930
DescriptionThis field of shocked corn in McLean County was tied up by farmers for drying purposes during the harvest.
InterpretationFarmers tied corn into shocks so it would stand up for easy access during the harvest and so the corn would dry out.
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-
Source'Just Corn: The Amaizing Story' exhibit, museum archives
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Fields
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 Identifiermch0380
CONTENTdm file name3595919662002_mch0380.jpg
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