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Washing out roots
Washing out roots
Resource Typeimage
TitleWashing out roots
Coverage / Yearc. 1930
DescriptionStanding in a hole around where a cornstalk was growing, a farmer washes the roots of the plant with a hose to inspect the crop.
InterpretationFarmers often would dig up random stalks of corn to check the root system and the nature of the plant to gauge how their crop was doing.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities;
Learning Standards16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 15 Economics; 18 Social Systems;
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.; Walters, William D, Jr., 1942-
Other ContributorsHartzold, Susan
Koos, Greg, 1949-
LaBounty, Bill
SourceExtra images from 'Just Corn: The Amaizing Story', museum exhibit, 1997
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Bloomington, Illinois; Farmers; Farming; Hoses; Corn
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 Identifiermch0418 - Digital Images Master CD - museum archives
CONTENTdm file name1095419462002_mch0418.jpg
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