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Ruth Hambleton - Modern Era

As a lifetime farm woman, Ruth Hambleton started Annie's Project, a program designed to teach various agricultural related subject to farm women. She has worked with 400 women in Illinois plus many from 20 Midwest states. The program continues to grow, and Ruth sees it growing to cover the U. S., the Middle East and the world.

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See also the Illinois State Museum's A-V Barn.

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Portrait of Ruth Hambleton in her office

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Ruth Hambletons home aprox. 15miles outside of Mt. Vernon.

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Pasture for cattle grazing to the south of Ruth hambletons home. Her husband raises different breeds of cattle evident through the multiple colors in the herd.

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Picture of the Hambleton farm building from the the pasture. Looking east

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Ruths small green house where she keeps family plants

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A barn located on the Hambleton farm. Take note of the side additions.

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A barn located on the Hambleton farm. Take note of the single side addition.

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View of barn and some of the pasture fence. Looking South.

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Pasture along the country road taken to get to the Hambleton farm. These cattle are all kept together since they will have calves soon.

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Ruth Hambleton showing off her garden. Notice the plastic tent to keep the spring frost off the plants.

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Hambleton farm vintage International tractor.

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Hambleton farm pond. A man made pond stocked with catfish. The family enjoys catching these fish for dinner on a special occasion.

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Hambleton farm pond

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Two of the recently born calves on the Hambleton farm.

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A cow and her new calf on the Hambleton farm.

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Ruth showing off her vintage Oliver tractor.

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Ruth at the wheel of her Oliver tractor.

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Ruth on her vintage Oliver tractor. Showing the true length of this tractor.

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'Oliver Row Crop 88' taken of the side of the vintage Oliver tractor.

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