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Cornbelt Champions

 Digital Record
Identifier: MSS0028_011


  • circa 1930-1939



A preliminary index of the film based on the version received has been created. • Clip 01: 0 – Title card 1 “Cornbelt – Champions – Chenoweth-Films – Omaha” with the 4H clover logo behind the title; title card 2 “4H” overlays first title card; title card 3 “Composition and Photography – H.L. Chenoweth – Narrator – Foster May”; Iowa State Fair grand and reserve champion baby beef, champion lambs, livestock auction, horse show, cattle; Nebraska State Fair grand and reserve champion baby beef; Aksarben livestock show champions; current king of Aksarben Albert Swanson enjoying champion beef; 2:42 Omaha Unicameral invited to beef dinner by Omaha Chamber of Commerce, wives are seated in another section of dining room as are members of the Nebraska Supreme Court; 4:11 Union Stockyards featuring cattle of August Meyer and sons; 5:08 cattle and pigs on Meyer farm in Iowa; 6:05 4H champion Lester Luck (?) interviewed about success, 4H; 7:35 Lester visits the Butter Nut coffee roasters plant, Uncle Sam Breakfast Food Company; 9:30 National Cornhusking Contest in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, 100,000 in attendance; ends at 11:12.

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This film was received in digital format and had been divided into multiple clips before donation. Criss Library staff have edited the clips together here for ease of viewing.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

Archives & Special Collections
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