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|1820 Aggregate Census of Madison County||This is a transcribed copy of the 1820 federal census of Madison County. The page this was taken from lists every county that existed in Illinois in 1820; this copy only lists Madison County. It includes population data broken down by race, gender, and age, including the number of enslaved and free African Americans. It does not include any possible Native Americans living in Madison County. It also lists the number of people engaged in agriulture, manufacturing, and commerce. Please note that at the time of the 1820 census, Madison County was much larger than its current boundaries. See Border History of Madison County.||1820||July 6, 2017|
|1820 Census of Madison County Manufacturing||This is a transcribed copy of the 1820 federal census of Madison County manufacturing. The page this was taken from lists seven Illinois counties; this copy only lists Madison County. It describes four manufacturing establishments in Madison County that manufacture flour, whisky, lumber, and leather, including various details such as number of workers and business profit and expenses. Please note that at the time of the 1820 census, Madison County was much larger than its current boundaries. See Border History of Madison County.||1820||July 12, 2017|
|1840 Aggregate Census of Madison County||This is a transcribed copy of the 1840 federal census of Madison County, including data on the county as a whole and specific towns and precincts. The page this was taken from lists every county that existed in Illinois in 1840; this copy only lists Madison County. It includes population data broken down by race, gender, and age, including the number of enslaved and free African Americans. It also lists the number of people with disabilities broken down by race and age, as well as the number of people employed in agriculture and various industries. In addition, it lists the number of various types of schools and the number of students at each type of school.||1840||August 7, 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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|