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Funk Soybean Processing Mill
Funk Soybean Processing Mill
Resource Typeimage
TitleFunk Soybean Processing Mill
Coverage / Yearc. 1924
DescriptionGene Funk built this soybean processing plant in 1924 in Bloomington, modeled after a mill in Chicago Heights.
InterpretationThe addition of a soybean processing mill in Bloomington greatly contributed to the increased production of soybeans in McLean County.
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; Soybeans; Mills; Factories;
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0339; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 7:12, p. 100
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