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Corn Knife
Corn Knife
Resource Typeimage
TitleCorn Knife
Coverage / Yearc. 1850
DescriptionThe corn knife, about 18 inches long, was often hammered from available scrap metal.
InterpretationThe corn knife was essential for the cutting of ears from the stalk.
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; Knives; Corn; Equipment;
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 Identifiermch0252; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 3:11, p. 36
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