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​Jane and Doug Freitag horse around with a canine friend at their family farm standing on top of a cob pile.

Jane and Doug Freitag horse around with a canine friend at their family farm outside of Stanford in Allin Township. They’re standing atop a cob pile outside a smart-looking corn crib.

It probably didn’t mean much to them back then, but their father, 31-year-old Ward G. Freitag, was just tabbed as the McLean County pick for the national Junior Chamber of Commerce’s “Outstanding Young Farmer” contest. Ward Freitag’s livestock operation involved fattening 500 head of cattle and producing more than 1,000 head of hogs annually.


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Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp is the Librarian at the McLean County Museum of History

Posted in Historic Photos

February 3rd, 2017

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