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Funk Brothers Products
Funk Brothers Products
Resource Typeimage
TitleFunk Brothers Products
Coverage / Yearc. 1910
DescriptionThis photo shows a range of Funk Brothers seed products.
InterpretationUsing scientific breeding methods to make hybrids, the Funk Brothers produced many varieties of seed corn. They promote their scientific methods through advertising to sell their products.
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; Seed trade; Hybrids
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 Identifiermch0288; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 5:6, p. 63
CONTENTdm file name315317732002_mch0288.jpg
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