Monday, January 8, 2018

Hemp Mill Sites Selected in Illinois: Growing Hemp for the War

From the December 20, 2017, MidWeek  "Looking Back."

1942, 75 Years Ago.

"Kirkland, Sandwich and Shabbona have been tentative designation sites for hemp mills according to the announcement made today by Lee M. Gentry, chairman of the State Federal Farm War Board.

"Tentative site s for fourteen of the fifteen hemp mills which are to be built have been selected, the others being at Earlville, Woodstock, Galva, Ladd, Wyoming, Galesburg, Roseville, Mononk, Gibson City, Lexington and Polo."


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