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1. Champaign County Livestock Marketing Yards, Champaign, Illinois Champaign County Livestock Marketing Yards, Champaign, Illinois Buildings; Champaign, Illinois; Livestock; Farming; Farmers; Farm life; Champaign county Livestock Marketing Yards, 610 Gravel Road, Urbana.

2. Cattle Crossing Broken Fence Cattle Crossing Broken Fence McLean County, Illinois; Fences; Fencing; Livestock; Cattle; Swine; This drawing shows how cattle and other livestock would wander beyond farms if proper fencing was not installed.

3. Isaac and Cassandra Funk Isaac and Cassandra Funk Funk, Isaac, 1797-1865; Funk, Cassandra; Funk's Grove, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois Isaac and Cassandra Funk were important early settlers of McLean County.

4. J.J. Ham House and Barn J.J. Ham House and Barn McLean County, Illinois; Livestock; Barns; An 1887 view of J.J. Ham's 1873 home south of Hudson.

5. 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...

6. Round Barn, University of Illinois, Urbana Round Barn, University of Illinois, Urbana Buildings; Urbana, Illinois; Education; Farming; Barns; Agricultural facilities; Agriculture; Round Barn, University of Illinois, Urbana.

7. Four Indian Head Pennies, 1888 Four Indian Head Pennies, 1888 Coins; U.S. Mint; Bimetallic; Gold Standard The Indian Head pennies show the profile of an Indian maiden wearing a feather crown.

8. Address to the Farmers 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...

9. Cahokia Village Cahokia Village French Colonial Period; French Colonial District; Agriculture; Cahokia, Illinois; Jarrot, Nicholas, 1764-1820; Winter Winter scene at Cahokia from a lithograph by J. S. Wild, published in 1841. Horses roam freely in the Commons. A couple in a sleigh are pulled by a horse. Another couple walks in the snow, the woman keeping...

10. Feeding the Chickens Feeding the Chickens McLean County, Illinois; Agriculture; Livestock; Chickens Two young boys feed the chickens in rural McLean County, Illinois. Farmers in the area might also have raised hogs, cattle or sheep and grown grain.

11. Stubblefield Horse Stubblefield Horse McLean County, Illinois; Horses; Livestock; Agriculture; Transportation; Percheron horses A Percheron horse stands in the foreground of the Stubblefield Stables. A lot of farm work was carried out with the help of Percheron or Norman horses, which were bred and sold in Normal, Illinois.

12. Johnny Ramseyer and His Pig Johnny Ramseyer and His Pig McLean County, Illinois; Agriculture; Livestock; Swine; Johnny Ramseyer poses with his pig "Columbia" in the split rail pen.

13. Twelve-horse Hitch Twelve-horse Hitch McLean County, Illinois; Agriculture; Livestock; Transportation This photo shows a 12-horse hitch being used to plow a field in McLean County, Illinois.

14. Bloomington, Illinois Bloomington, Illinois McLean County, Illinois; Transportation; The photo shows South Center Street in Bloomington, Illinois, around 1857. Shops, sidewalks, livestock, etc. are all visible.

15. Rail Corn Crib Rail Corn Crib McLean County, Illinois; Corn cribs; Storage facilities; Rail corn cribs like this one, photographed about 1910, were popular forms of early pioneer corn storage.

16. Plank Fence Plank Fence McLean County, Illinois; Fencing; This plank fence at the Karr Homestead has a wide range of planks used, and a snake fence with riders or braces in the center.

17. Flint Corn Flint Corn McLean County, Illinois; corn; Flint corn was praised by early farmers for its ability to withstand wind and weather, but it was not well regarded as livestock feed.

18. Corn Sheller Advertisement Corn Sheller Advertisement McLean County, Illinois; Corn husking; Corn; Advertisements This is an ad for a corn sheller, which would provide feed by removing kernels from the cob.

19. Land Use on Adlai E. Stevenson Farm 46 in 1935 Land Use on Adlai E. Stevenson Farm 46 in 1935 McLean County, Illinois; Land use; Farms; Corn; Beans; Oats; Stevenson, Adlai Ewing, 1900-1965; Governors This drawing shows how the Adlai E. Stevenson Farm 46 sectioned off farmland for beans, corn, pasture, and oats in 1935. Adlai E. Stevenson was a Democratic Party politician and dipolomat. He was elected...

20. Murphy Farms in winter Murphy Farms in winter McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Farms; Winter During the winter months, snow covers the topsoil of cornfields with dead cornstalks, exposed here at Murphy Farms near Shirley.
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