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Plowing, about 1917
Plowing, about 1917
Resource Typeimage
TitlePlowing, about 1917
Coverage / Yearc. 1917
DescriptionA team of horses plows sod in McLean County about 1917.
InterpretationPlowing through the thick sod in McLean County was difficult and took a team of horses to do the job. The land might be plowed twice if farmers replanted after some corn had not grown.
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; Plowing; Horses;
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 Identifiermch0282; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 5:2, p. 59
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