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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|
|1882 receipt for the sale of land from John C. Naffedit||This is a receipt for the sale of land from John C. Naffedit on June 17, 1882 for $8,464.00||1882||March 15, 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|
|Aerial photograph of the Mudge property in Grantfork||This is an undated aerial photograph of the Mudge property in Grantfork.||Unknown||March 15, 2019|
|Arthur Schon and a Hired Hand||Arthur Schon and a hired hand holding horses on the Schon farm in the 1930s.||1930s||December 8, 2016|
|Arthur Schon Farming Ground||Arthur Schon Farming Ground at 156 Glen Carbon Road during the early 1930s. Horses being used to pull farm equipment.||1930s||December 8, 2016|
|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|
|Farm Workers Enjoying Their Lunch Break on the Brockmeier Farm||Farm Workers Enjoying Their Lunch Break on the Brockmeier Farm in the 1920s.||1920s||December 8, 2016|
|Farm Workers Having Their Lunch Break on the Brockmeier Farm||Farm Workers Having Their Lunch Break on the Brockmeier Farm in the 1920s.||1920s||December 8, 2016|
|Letter to Dick H. Mudge, Jr concerning the preservation of a barn on his property, 1973||This is a letter from January 24, 1973 to Dick H. Mudge, Jr concerning the preservation of a barn on his property built in 1873. It was sent from Donald F. Lewis of the Illinois State Historical Society in Springfeild.||1973||March 15, 2019|