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Corn-Shock Binder
Corn-Shock Binder
Resource Typeimage
TitleCorn-Shock Binder
Coverage / Yearc. 1860
DescriptionThis illustration shows the tools used in binding corn into shocks.
InterpretationCorn shocking was necessary to allow ears to dry out in an upright position so they could more easily be separated from the plant.
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; Twine;
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0254; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 3:14, p. 38
CONTENTdm file name3754317732002_mch0254.jpg
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