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Horse Drawn Corn Picker
Horse Drawn Corn Picker
Resource Typeimage
TitleHorse Drawn Corn Picker
Coverage / Yearc. 1910
DescriptionA horse drawn corn picker harvests the crop in the early 1900s in McLean County.
InterpretationMechanized corn pickers, such as this one, were often impractical because they missed many ears of corn. In addition, they would get stuck in wet soil.
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; Harvesting machinery; Corn; Horses
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0285; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 5:4, p. 62
CONTENTdm file name2815217732002_mch0285.jpg
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