Rivers Can Be Aggravating to Farmers
Weldon Gerdes>UIS Collection C-G>UIS Collection C-G, Segment 11
- Has lived on Sangamon River for fifty years, and was born in Bath, IL, on Illinois River. Rivers have been aggravating to him. Owned overflow ground and often lost crops to river. Lose one crop out of every five. In 1959 the crops were nearly destroyed. Usually it can be replanted.