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Stephen Black - Modern Era

Stephen Black grew up on the family farm near Carrolton, graduated from college, served in Vietnam with the Army, then spent the next thirty years working for the Department of Agriculture. After retirement, he returned to the same farm that has been in the family for 180 years.

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Thomas Black

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Black Family Member

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The Black Homestead East.

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1884

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A sketch of the Black family homestead.

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1819

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A schematic of the Black family homestead.

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Around 1920 — 1925

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'Grandpa' Black rides a reaper.

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A tractor and plow

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The silo on the homestead. Someone is standing next to the haystack on the right.

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prior to 1927

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A portrait of Kenneth Black.

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1942

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The Black homestead horse barn.

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The Black homestead barn.

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A contemporary shot of the Black family homestead, with an American flag proudly displayed.

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A plaque marking the Black family homestead, marking it as a National Historic Place.

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