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Price Jones 1914 Tile Barn
Price Jones 1914 Tile Barn
Resource Typeimage
TitlePrice Jones 1914 Tile Barn
Coverage / Year1914
DescriptionThis tile barn was built by Price Jones in 1914 to house feeder cattle. It is located near Towanda.
InterpretationMost barns built during this time were to house cattle. Hogs typically made more money than cattle, but there was more prestige in raising cattle.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities
Learning Standards15 Economics; 16 History;
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; Barns; Tiles; Cattle; Feed stores; Towanda, Illinois; Jones, Price
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0303; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 5:21, p. 73
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