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Corn Sheller Advertisement
Corn Sheller Advertisement
Resource Typeimage
TitleCorn Sheller Advertisement
Coverage / Yearc. 1860
DescriptionThis is an ad for a corn sheller, which would provide feed by removing kernels from the cob.
InterpretationFarmers would shell stored corn ears to sell or to provide livestock feed while they waited for their current crop to mature. There were many types of corn shellers, including this cast iron model.
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; Corn husking; Corn; Advertisements
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0245; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 3:5, p. 33
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