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Ox Shoes
Ox Shoes
Resource Typeimage
TitleOx Shoes
Coverage / Year1850 to 1940
DescriptionOx shoes, such as these, were used to protect oxen hooves when they plowed up prairie land.
InterpretationThese ox shoes differ considerably from horse shoes due to different hoof configurations.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History
Learning Standards15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.
Other ContributorsWalters, William D, Jr., 1942-
Source'The Heart of the Cornbelt: An Illustrated History of Corn Farming in McLean County,' by William D. Walters Jr.; ISBN 0-943788-15-3 (1997)
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Ox teams; Shoes; Plows;
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0227; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 2:4, p. 19
CONTENTdm file name578471632002_mch0227.jpg
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