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Masthead from McLean County Anti-Monopolist
Masthead from McLean County Anti-Monopolist
Resource Typeimage
TitleMasthead from McLean County Anti-Monopolist
Coverage / Year1873
DescriptionThis masthead is from an anti-monopolist newspaper briefly published in Saybrook.
InterpretationThe railroads had not been in business long before many farmers came to regard them as enemies. This newspaper is an example of the farmers' anger.
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; Mastheads; Farmers; Farming; Railroads; Newspapers
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 Identifiermch0270; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 4:13, p. 49
CONTENTdm file name8434717732002_mch0270.jpg
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