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1. Masthead from McLean County Anti-Monopolist 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.

2. Herding hogs to Chicago Herding hogs to Chicago McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Hogs; Pigs; Sketches; Cartoons (Commentary) This drawing shows farmers herding hogs to Chicago, where they were known to fetch a high price.

3. Farmers inspecting corn 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.

4. Harvest Time Sketch 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.

5. Map of Funk Farms, McLean County, Illinois Map of Funk Farms, McLean County, Illinois McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Maps; Townships; Funk, Eugene Duncan, 1867-1944 This map shows the location of all the Funk Farms in McLean County.

6. Marking Cornfield Marking Cornfield McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Farming; Farmers; This drawing of a hand-held planter shows a farmer planting in evenly-marked spaces.

7. Granger Protest Meeting 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.

8. A.E. Swap's Residence and Business, Weston, Illinois 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.

9. Metal Wheeled Tractor 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.

10. Life Magazine Illustration of McLean County Hogs Life Magazine Illustration of McLean County Hogs McLean County, Illinois; Swine; Life Magazine; Corn; Livestock; The caption from this Life Magazine photo of McLean County hogs reads, "Fat-sated hogs on Illinois farm wallow in thick carpet of shelled corn. Farmers prefer to waste corn on livestock rather than sell...

11. Display of Corn and Signs Display of Corn and Signs McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Fertilizer industry; Signs (Notices); This display of corn and McLean County's growing methods informs visitors of the many techniques used by farmers.

12. Cultivating Soybeans with Horses Cultivating Soybeans with Horses McLean County, Illinois; Soybeans; Farmers; Farming; Horses; Croplands A farmer, pulled by two horses, cultivates his soybean crop about 1930.

13. Adjusting belt on combine in October 1995 Adjusting belt on combine in October 1995 McLean County, Illinois; Combines (Agricultural machinery); Harvesting machinery; Maintenance & repair; Corn Darrell Beehn, Jr. adjusts a belt on a John Deere 4400 combine in October 1995.

14. Washing out roots 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.

15. Checking corn Checking corn 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.

16. Mary (Rengal) Hartzold 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.

17. Plow Sketch Plow Sketch McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Plows; Sketches A sketch of an early plow, probably hitched to oxen or horses. A hook at the front provides for the hitch. At the back are handles for the farmer to guide the plow. A wheel in the middle provides movement....

18. Shocked Corn Shocked Corn McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Corn; Fields This field of shocked corn in McLean County was tied up by farmers for drying purposes during the harvest.

19. Field of Shocked Corn Field of Shocked Corn McLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Fields; Corn A field of shocked corn in McLean County shows how farmers prepared for the harvest.

20. Barn Raising Barn Raising Barns; McLean County, Illinois; Farming; Farmers; Celebrations; Construction McLean County, Illinois, men pose for a picture during a barn raising.
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