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Adlai E. Stevenson Farm 46 Report
Adlai E. Stevenson Farm 46 Report
Resource Typeimage
TitleAdlai E. Stevenson Farm 46 Report
Coverage / Year1932
DescriptionThe report from the Adlai E. Stevenson Farm 46 in Heyworth in 1932 shows the number of acres devoted to each crop and their growing condition. Adlai E. Stevenson was a Democratic Party politician and dipolomat. He was elected Governor of Illinois in 1948 by a larger majority than any other candidate in the history of Illinois. He was the Democratic Party's candidate for President of the United States in 1952 and again in 1956. In 1960, Pres. John F. Kennedy appointed Stevenson as the chief U.S. representative to the United Nations.
InterpretationProgress reports on farmers' fields were filed to keep track of field and crop conditions.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History; Exploring Adlai E. Stevenson II
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; Farms; Corn; Beans; Oats; Stevenson, Adlai Ewing, 1900-1965; Governors
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Resource Identifiermch0331; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 7:5, p. 92
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