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Janet Roney - Modern Era

Janet Roney relates the the family's arrival in south-central Illinois, and the family's lineage and lore on the land. She discusses growing up as the daughter of Charles Shuman, who rose to be the President of the American Farm Bureau, the most influential farm organization in the United States.

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Feature Excerpt

Herding Turkeys

Abstract

Interview Session 01 (Audio)

Shuman family history

Interview Session 02 (Audio)

Career of Charles Shuman

Transcript

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AV Barn

See also the Illinois State Museum's AV Barn

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A young Charles

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Circa 1910

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Ida with her twin boys, John and Paul.

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1938

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The twins, John and Paul.

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April of 1939

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The Shuman children. From the left, Janet, Paul, John, and Charles.

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Charles Shuman's second wife, Mabel, with their son, George.

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Charles Shuman.

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The Shuman clan.

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Charles and Mabel Shuman.

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October 23, 1992

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Charles Shuman.

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