• Creator
  • McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill
  • Created Date
  • 7-18-00
  • Description
  • A group of female detasselers during World War II at Funk's farm including Gretchen Gottschalk, Barbara Benjamin, Marcella Pierson, unknown, Bessie Gottschalk, Phyllis Bender, Mary Johnston, Betty Belle Alverson, Isabel Gottschalk, Barbara Zook, Louise Gottschalk, May Johnson, and Alice Johnston. Detasselers were greatly needed in cornfields and were pushed during World War II. Business men gave employees time off to detassel. How we learn abo... more
    A group of female detasselers during World War II at Funk's farm including Gretchen Gottschalk, Barbara Benjamin, Marcella Pierson, unknown, Bessie Gottschalk, Phyllis Bender, Mary Johnston, Betty Belle Alverson, Isabel Gottschalk, Barbara Zook, Louise Gottschalk, May Johnson, and Alice Johnston. Detasselers were greatly needed in cornfields and were pushed during World War II. Business men gave employees time off to detassel. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History; Women at Wartime; World War II. 15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems. less
  • Format
  • Mch0346.jpg