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Roger Brown - Modern Era

Roger I. Brown has always lived on the family grain and livestock farm. Armed with a degree from Illinois State University, he returned to farming after three years of teaching agriculture. He engaged in important agriculture roles, and served on the local school board during the model school consolidation.

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Edwin Brown, with a wagon load of cotton ready to head to the gin. He is just west of the family house.

Where:

Unknown

When:

around 1900

Ownership:

Narrator's Photo

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Edwin Brown feeding the pigs. Ivan Brown is peeking out from behind Edwin, with James Brown on the right.

Where:

Unknown

When:

early 1900s

Ownership:

Narrator’s Photo

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Edwin Brown farm, taken when Ivan Brown was the tenant. The barn was made from materials obtained from the World's Fair in Chicago.

Where:

Unknown

When:

Unknown

Ownership:

Narrator's Photo

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Truck and garage on the Brown farm.

Where:

Unknown

When:

around 1962

Ownership:

Narrator's Photo

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Brown family farm buildings, including a farrowing house, finishing house, and nursery.

Where:

Unknown

When:

around 1977-80

Ownership:

Narrator's Photo

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Combine currently used on the Brown farmland.

Where:

Unknown

When:

Unknown

Ownership:

Narrator's Photo

Caption

Roger and Denise Brown.

Where:

Unknown

When:

November, 2007.

Ownership:

Narrator's Photo



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