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Greensburg Daily News. The Greensburg Story. Section 8.

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Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg SCRAPBOOKS 59 (8) (Text) 32826014293930 Indiana Room In process -

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  • Physical Description: 008 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Greensburg, Ind. : Greensburg Daily News, 1959.

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Pioneer farmer started from scratch. Cleared forests, tilled land with crude equipment (Photograph of a log cabin: yesterday's homemaker -- Typical of the pioneer days is this log cabin with its big fireplace over which dinner was prepared) ; (Photograph of This Huge Straw Stack and the threshing machine) Early settlers "branded" stock; County could have its own Ag "Hall of fame"; (Photograph of the World Corn King: Arthur C. Stewart); (Photograph of "Uncle John" Robbins is honored); First county ag agent found it rough going here in 1913; Paradise for hunters, fisherman; Here's tax rate for county in 1835. (Photograph of Decatur County's first county agricultural agent, W.E. McCoy, 1913-16); (Photograph of bean huller on Frank Willey's farm); County "Hall of Fame"; Farm Bureau was organized in 1919; Farmer started from scratch (cont.); (Photograph of Charles S. Short, county's first international corn king in 1913); (Photograph of first sheriff's tomb, Doddridge Alley) (photograph of Arthur C. Stewart and his son, Gilman); 4-H started here with 16 boys in 1916; (photograph of Valentine Hahn, state corn prince in 1918); (Photograph Indiana's healthiest in 1928 were George Collicott and Alcie Hunt); 1,050 in 53 home demonstration clubs; Temperance move started in 1840; Rural Couples Club started here in 1945 (Photograph of Gilman Stewart with his trophiesJ) (Photograph of Raymond Porter with his corn prizes) (Photograph of Anthony Ernstes, Roby Robbins, and Gerald Robbins at the 1930 Purdue judging contest); Three improved farm life here; Feed Mill was opened here in '56 (G.H. Phillips & Sons Feed Mill, Inc.; Ringing anvils of smithy still heard; Hogs roamed as wild game. (photograph of Merritt C. Thornburg and his champion steer at the Indiana State Fair in 1927) (Photographs of Earl Gartin, Jose Strasburger, Sr., and A.W. McCracken; (Photograph of John Milton Evans and John Stewart at the 1936 Indiana State Fair) ADVERTISEMENTS: Doerflinger's Sporting Goods & Music Store); Barringers; B.R. Grinnells; Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home; Union Trust Co.; Greensburg Paint & Wallpaper Store; Pepsi-Cola Bottling Co.; Charles H. Oliger & Sons; Public Telephone Corporation.
Subject: Alley, Doddridge
Stewart, Arthur.
Robbins, John E.
McCoy, W.E.
Short, Charles S.
Decatur County Farm Bureau.
4-H Clubs > Indiana > Decatur County
Agriculture > Decatur County, Ind.
Threshing machines.
Farming > Indiana > Decatur County.
Log cabins
Animal brands.

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