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|11 Future Farmers of America Pin Awards Given to Edwardsville Resident Kenneth Linkeman in the early 1960s||These 11 Future Farmers of America pins were awarded to Edwardsville resident Kenneth Linkeman, who was the president of the Edwardsville chapter of the Illinois FFA. There is one pin for public speaking, one for soybeans, one for Chapter Star Farmer, three for small grains, and five that just have the FFA emblem.
These pins were scanned as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2019. They were brought to class by Kenneth Linkeman's grandson, Keaton Linkeman.
|Circa 1960s||May 21, 2019|
|1964 Application for Edwardsville Resident Kenneth Linkeman to Receive State Farmer Degree from the Illinois Assocation of the Future Farmers of America||Edwardsville resident Kenneth Linkeman submitted this application in 1964 to receive a State Farmer Degree from the Illinois Association of the Future Farmers of America. At the time of the application, Linkeman was a 17-year-old senior at Edwardsville High School who rented 40 acres of farm land. Prior to the application, he had cultivated corn, soybeans, and wheat, and had attempted to raise pigs though was unsuccessful. Linkeman was the president of the Edwardsville FFA chapter, which had 44 members. The application includes various details about Linkeman's farm, the Edwardsville FFA chapter, and his high school transcript.
This application was scanned as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2019. It was brought to class by Kenneth Linkeman's grandson, Keaton Linkeman.
|1964||May 21, 2019|
|Betty J. Vaughn Oral History Interview||In this oral history interview, Betty J. Vaughn discusses her role as the first female supervisor of Olin Brass in East Alton. She also describes her childhood growing up on a farm in Bethalto and changes in Madison County throughout her life.||2018-07-10||September 16, 2018|
|1965 Poster for Farm Auction in Belleview, Illinois||This poster from 1965 was used to advertise a farm auction in Belleview, Illinois in Calhoun County. Joyce A. Jennings, the owner of the farm, was selling the farm following the death of her husband, and was auctioning off various farm equipment, crops, and other miscellaneous material goods. A lunch was also held at the auction, provided by the North Calhoun Woman’s Club.
This poster was scanned as part of a Madison Historical class visit to Civic Memorial High School in spring 2018. It was brought to class by Ryan Pierce.
|November 27, 1965||July 10, 2018|
|Alhambra Grain & Feed Grain Elevator in 1945||This photograph shows the Alhambra Grain & Feed facility in 1945, the year operations were expanded to soybean processing. This was the first cooperative to process soybeans in Illinois. Soybean processing was shut down in 1961.||April 1945||April 3, 2018|
|Alhambra Grain & Feed Grain Elevator in 1919||This photo of the newly-built Alhambra Grain & Feed Grain Elevator was taken April 3, 1919, the same day their first board of directors were elected. The grain elevator is still in operation as of 2018.||April 3, 1919||April 3, 2018|
|Brooks Finer Foods Catsup Catalog||Brooks Finer Foods Catsup Catalog was produced by the G.S. Suppiger Company in St. Louis, Missouri. This catalog was for sales representatives to showcase Brooks Catsup and its facilities, manufacturing locations, store displays, awards, and advertisements.||Circa 1950||November 3, 2017|
|Group of People on a Float||A group of people sitting on a float being pulled by horses in 1896 at the 123 and 127 East Main St., Collinsville, Illinois.||1896||October 25, 2017|
|Bob Daiber Oral History Interview||In this oral history interview, Bob Daiber describes his experience as a teacher and the transition to becoming the Superintendent of Schools in Madison County. He also discusses the evolving technology in education settings and growing up in Marine, as well as his run for governor of Illinois in the 2018 election.||July 11, 2017||September 26, 2017|
|Herman Schunke's Thresher and Crew||Herman Schunke's thresher and crew posing for a photograph. There is an arrow pointing to Herman Schunke on the left side of the photograph.||Circa 1900 - 1910||September 17, 2017|