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Life Magazine Illustration of McLean County Hogs
Life Magazine Illustration of McLean County Hogs
Resource Typeimage
TitleLife Magazine Illustration of McLean County Hogs
Coverage / Yearc. 1940
DescriptionThe caption from this Life Magazine photo of McLean County hogs reads, "Fat-sated hogs on Illinois farm wallow in thick carpet of shelled corn. Farmers prefer to waste corn on livestock rather than sell at ceiling prices."
InterpretationThis photo in Life aroused the anger of many Midwestern farmers.
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; Swine; Life Magazine; Corn; Livestock;
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.
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Resource Identifiermch0343; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 7:16, p. 103
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