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1964 Application for Edwardsville Resident Kenneth Linkeman to Receive State Farmer Degree from the Illinois Assocation of the Future Farmers of America

Citation

Linkeman, Kenneth, “1964 Application for Edwardsville Resident Kenneth Linkeman to Receive State Farmer Degree from the Illinois Assocation of the Future Farmers of America ,” Madison Historical, accessed November 27, 2021, https://madison-historical.siue.edu/archive/items/show/2056.

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Description

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.

Subjects

  • industry
  • culture
  • education
  • Edwardsville
  • agriculture
  • farm
  • farmers
  • livestock

Creator

Linkeman, Kenneth

Contributor

  • Linkeman, Keaton

Date

1964

Relevant Encyclopedia Article

Language

English

Type

  • Miscellaneous Document

Format

  • jpg

Coverage

  • Edwardsville, Illinois
  • 1960s

Identifier

  • Linkeman-Keaton-D-0001
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