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This site contains a gallery exhibit of photographs by D. Gorton, with brief explanations about the images. His illustrated proposal was written for a grant from the Illinois Humanities Council. The proposal lays out his thinking in making the photographic portfolio shown here.

Jane Adams' lecture, illustrated with images from the portfolio, derives from her 20 years of ethnographic and historical research on Illinois and U.S. farming. It sets the exhibit in its historical and cultural context.

Two short videos and a bibliography, and a site map complete the work.

You can click on many of the images to view them in larger size and get further information.

We gratefully acknowledge the support we received for the photographic exhibit from the Southern Illinois University Museum and the Illinois Humanities Council.
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1. Temporary, during this viewing session: On the menu bar at the top of the page, click on View. Select Text size from the pull-down options. Select Increase or Decrease, or, on some browsers, the percentage increase or decrease, from the options.

2. Permanent, until changed again: On the menu bar at the top of the page, click on Edit. Select Preferences. Select Font (or Font and size, or Appearance, then Font). Set 12 as the size for your variable width font.

Some older versions of Netscape and Explorer only provide the change of view, and do not provide an easy option to change font size in preferences.
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Jane Adams' Home Page
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