• Creator
  • McLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill
  • Created Date
  • 7-18-00
  • Description
  • This drawing shows how the Adlai E. Stevenson Farm 46 sectioned off farmland for beans, corn, pasture, and oats in 1935. Adlai E. Stevenson was a Democratic Party politician and dipolomat. He was elected Governor of Illinois in 1948 by a larger majority than any other candidate in the history of Illinois. He was the Democratic Party's candidate for President of the United States in 1952 and again in 1956. In 1960, Pres. John F. Kennedy appoint... more
    This drawing shows how the Adlai E. Stevenson Farm 46 sectioned off farmland for beans, corn, pasture, and oats in 1935. Adlai E. Stevenson was a Democratic Party politician and dipolomat. He was elected Governor of Illinois in 1948 by a larger majority than any other candidate in the history of Illinois. He was the Democratic Party's candidate for President of the United States in 1952 and again in 1956. In 1960, Pres. John F. Kennedy appointed Stevenson as the chief U.S. representative to the United Nations. Farmers would budget their land toward whatever crops or livestock were receiving high market prices at the time. In the 1930s, all prices were low due to the Great Depression. How we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History; Exploring Adlai E. Stevenson II. 15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems. less
  • Format
  • Mch0330.jpg