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The corn belt / produced by Indiana University Audio-Visual Center.
Date
1961
Main contributor
Indiana University. Audio-Visual Center
Summary
Shows the importance of corn as an economic commodity. Illustrates the nature of the corn belt of the United States by utilizing sixty-one widely scattered locations.  Emphasizes the role of corn as a food crop for early pioneers and as a factor in the "Westward Movement."  Develops the interrelationships between corn farming, railroads, villages, and cities. Explains how farm mechanization, the development of hybrid seeds, and fertilizers have increased production with the resulting rise in the farmers' standard of living.
Contributors
Akin, Wallace E.; Jones, Daisy Marvel, 1906-; Syester, Charles E., 1927-; Barton, Thomas Frank, 1905-; Indiana University. Audio-Visual Center
Publisher
Indiana University, Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Educational films.; Documentary films.; Nonfiction films.; Short films.
Subjects
Corn; Corn as food; Corn as feed
Location
United States
Collection
IUL Moving Image Archive
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Physical Description
1 film reel (17 min.) : sound, black and white ; 16 mm
Notes

Also issued in color.

Creation/Production Credits

Educational authors: Wallace E. Akin, Daisy M. Jones, Charles E. Syester; consultant, Thomas F. Barton.

Statement of Responsibility

produced by Indiana University Audio-Visual Center.

Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 7824067; OCLC: ocn913894136; OCLC: 913894136