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Harold Steele - Modern Era

A fourth generation farmer, Harold served in WWII then returned to the farm, with a particular interest in raising hogs in confinement facilities. He served as President of the Illinois Farm Bureau. Harold also shows his extensive collection of primitive agriculture tools and speaks of the importance of history.

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Interview Session 01 (Audio)

Growing up on the family farm

Interview Session 02 (Audio)

Serving as President of IL Farm Bureau

Interview Session 03 (Audio)

Walking tour of farming artifacts


Related Materials

A-V Barn

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

Veteran's Remember

See also Harold Steele's World War II interview

Margery Steele

Veteran's Remember See also Harold's wife's World War II interview

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