Ralph Allen Jr. Farm Records, 1925-51 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 8/4/80
Volume: 0.6 cubic feet
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Description: Records of the Ralph Allen Jr. 250 acre farm in Dillon Township (Tazewell County). Recorded on Illinois Farm Account Books (1925-46) and Illinois Farm Management Service Farm Business Records (1947-51), the records contain detailed information on farm operations for each year including an inventory of land, improvements, buildings and livestock; livestock fees and sales; dairy and egg sales; machinery, equipment and automobile inventory and operating expenses, map of the farm and crop-system summary; crops raised and sold; inventory of feed, grain and supplies; cash receipts and expenses; summary of expenses including taxes and unpaid family labor; capital purchases and sales; products used on the farm and a financial business analysis summary. The series includes FBMS regional reports of statistical data (1926-47) with comparisons entered for the Allen Farm.