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Corn Husking Contest
Corn Husking Contest
Resource Typeimage
TitleCorn Husking Contest
Coverage / Year1930
DescriptionAn arial photo of a corn husking contest at Funk's Farm with hundreds of spectators.
InterpretationHusking contests often attracted thousands of spectators. This one was sponsored by Funk Brothers Seed Company. Farmers often turned chores into social events.
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; Contests; Corn husking;
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0284; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 5:3, p. 61
CONTENTdm file name155217732002_mch0284.jpg
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