When Farmers Were Heroes: The Era of National Corn Husking Contests

  • 2010

Remembering the corn-husking competitions of the 1920s and '30s, some of which drew many thousands of spectators and were broadcast nationwide on radio. Included are vintage clips and stills, and recollections from corn-huskers. Also: footage from the 2008 National Corn Husking Championship in Roseville, Ill.

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Remembering the corn-husking competitions of the 1920s and '30s, some of which drew many thousands of spectators and were broadcast nationwide on radio. Included are vintage clips and stills, and recollections from corn-huskers. Also: footage from the 2008 National Corn Husking Championship in Roseville, Ill.

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