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Mature corn near Shirley
Mature corn near Shirley
Resource Typeimage
TitleMature corn near Shirley
Coverage / Year1995
DescriptionThis mature cornfield is on the Funk Trust Farm near Shirley, Illinois, in September 1995.
InterpretationNewly designed machinery accommodated farmers by adjusting to allow for narrower rows and higher density planting.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities
Learning Standards13 Science, Technology and Society; 17 Geography;
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; Corn; Fences
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
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Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0358; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 8:8, p. 114
CONTENTdm file name4681192232002_mch0358.jpg
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