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Grand Champion Poland China ISNU Farm, January 16, 1947

Thelma Thomas and her brother Glenn examine her grand champion gilt at the Illinois State Normal University Farm.

Thelma Thomas and her brother Glenn examine her grand champion gilt at the Illinois State Normal University Farm. In mid-January 1947, ISNU served as the host for an Illinois Poland China Breeders Association show. Thelma was an ISNU student.

For you city slickers out there, the term “gilt” means a young female pig that has not yet been bred.

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp

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

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