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Koos, Greg, 1949-
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Plowing; Champaign County, Illinois; Farming; Farmers; Prairies; Agriculture; Illinois;
Wood and wrought iron plow. Long, tapered, and slightly curved wooden beam with "V" shaped handles attached to the back of the beam. Long dished iron blade held in place with a forged iron screw and iron...
Address to the Farmers
Illinois; Farmers; Farming; Travel; Emigration & Immigration; Illinois Constitution
An Address to the Farmers of Great Britain: with an Essay on the Prairies of the Western Country: by Morris Birkbeck: to which is amended The Constitution of the State of Illinois, London, 1822. This address...
Print, Photographic (threshing scene)
Threshing; Illinois; Farming; Farmers; Agriculture; Little, Allen Grant; Threshing Ring; Hensley Township, Illinois
Photograph. Threshing scene on the Allen Grant Little farm, Hensley Township, Champaign County, Illinois. Image shows a threshing crew operating a steam thresher attached to a blower. Several full wagons...
Masthead from McLean County Anti-Monopolist
McLean County, Illinois; Mastheads; Farmers; Farming; Railroads; Newspapers
This masthead is from an anti-monopolist newspaper briefly published in Saybrook.
Farmers inspecting corn
McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Farmers; Farming; Croplands
Three farmers in hats wear pouches around their necks while inspecting Funk's corn.
Plowing with Two Horses
Farmers; Farming; Whips; Cattle; Plowing; Ox teams; Prairies; Sketches
A sketch of a farmer, with overalls, a beard, and straw hat, plowing behind two horses in a field with weeds.
Ox teams; Farmers; Farming; Whips; Cattle; Prairies; Sketches
A sketch of a man whipping six oxen in front of a plow in the field.
Harvest Time Sketch
McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn shocks; Harvesting; Farmers; Farming; Sketches
A harvest scene sketch of a farmer shocking corn, another harvesting it, and bundles of shocked corn scattered throughout the field.
Driving Hogs to Market
Hogs; Farmers; Farming; Prairie; Pigs; Sketches
A sketch of men with whips driving a herd of hogs to market.
Drainage; Farming; Farmers; Agriculture; History; Champaign County, Illinois
Long Ceramic Field Tile. Trumpet-shaped with flared end at the bottom. Tapererd with an enlarged ring and narrow fitting rim on the other end. Hand thrown.
Farming; Farmers; Appliances; Corn; Agriculture; Illinois;
1. Homemade corn planter, painted blue. No distinguishing marks. Has handle, seed hopper and hand-lever. 2. Wooden planter. Long square body, flat on one side and tapers to a blunt point on the front....
McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Farming; Farmers;
This drawing of a hand-held planter shows a farmer planting in evenly-marked spaces.
Granger Protest Meeting
McLean County, Illinois; Farmers' groups; Farming; Protest movements; Railroads; Sketches
This sketch shows a protest meeting of Grangers shown in the History of the Grange Movement.
A.E. Swap's Residence and Business, Weston, Illinois
McLean County, Illinois; Merchants; Stores & shops; Farmers; Farming
This drawing is of the small store of A.E. Swap in Weston, McLean County.
Metal Wheeled Tractor
McLean County, Illinois; Tractors; Farmers; Farming; Wheels
Three farmers in overalls look over the engine of a metal wheeled tractor in the 1930s as a well-dressed man sits on the machine with a jug.
Cultivating Soybeans with Horses
McLean County, Illinois; Soybeans; Farmers; Farming; Horses; Croplands
A farmer, pulled by two horses, cultivates his soybean crop about 1930.
Washing out roots
McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Farmers; Farming; Hoses; Corn
Standing in a hole around where a cornstalk was growing, a farmer washes the roots of the plant with a hose to inspect the crop.
McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Farmers; Farming
A farmer wearing a blue shirt and khaki pants checks a stalk of corn in a field.
Mary (Rengal) Hartzold
McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Farmers; Farming; Women
Mary (Rengal) Hartzold of Dry Grove Township, McLean County, Illinois. She was the wife of Henry Hartzold, a farmer.
Champaign County Livestock Marketing Yards, Champaign, Illinois
Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Livestock; Farming; Farmers; Farm life;
Champaign county Livestock Marketing Yards, 610 Gravel Road, Urbana.
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