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John & Ida Thurman - Agriculture in Illinois (Part 1 of 2)

15 Sep 2021

The Thurmans are African-American farmers of a small acreage, using sustainable practices to raise foodstuffs for themselves, their family and extended family of Black farmers in a small community, renting or bartering for additional land. They are involved with the youth in their area.For a complete interview with the Turmans including an abstract, see the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Oral History Website at: http://goo.gl/DppCX7The second part of this interview can be seen at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KJ6a9bgBx4

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