SEGMENT: TOWARDS GOVERNMENT, AGRO-CHEMICALS, & ACTIVITIES

Eileen Cunningham>ISM Interviews A-L>ISM Interviews A-L, Segment 7

SEGMENT: TOWARDS GOVERNMENT, AGRO-CHEMICALS, & ACTIVITIES,

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AGRO-CHEMICALS
Talks about fertilizers used. Mentions the use of DDT in WWII and in the area and its affects on nature and the food chain.
ATTITUDE TOWARDS GOVERNMENT
Father hated Roosevelt & never acknowledged he did anything good. Government tried to limit acreage and then the number of pigs and hogs on farms. Talks of a company from Germany that came over. Talks about the changes between government policy of her father's time and her own.
ACTIVITIES
Has done research on lime barns and the county history. Her family is mentioned in one of the older history books of the county and started researching through the Illinois State Historical Society Library.