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Funk Brothers State Fair Exhibit
Funk Brothers State Fair Exhibit
Resource Typeimage
TitleFunk Brothers State Fair Exhibit
Coverage / Year1904
DescriptionThis exhibit for Funk Brothers Seed Company at the Illinois State Fair in 1904 shows a giant ear of corn sticking up and a sign for free samples of seed.
InterpretationIn order to promote their hybrids, Funk Brothers Seed Company advertised their new products. They were instrumental in crossing new breeds of corn to help farmers raise stable crops.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; Celebrations and Festivals
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; Seed trade; Advertisements; Corn; Hybrids
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 Identifiermch0402 - Digital Images Master CD - museum archives
CONTENTdm file name265620562002_mch0402.jpg
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