Courtesy of Heifer International, ca. 1952
An unidentified Iowa farmer feeds corn to newly-transported pigs. Many orphanages wrote to Heifer International requesting they send livestock to them. Berkshire pigs from Iowa were one of the animals that were flown to South Korea.
- Look closely at the photo. Describe what is taking place in the image. What context clues can be gathered by the sign?
- Iowa sent livestock to South Korea after the Korean War. How does this show that Iowa has a responsibility on the world stage with trade?
Heifer International, ca. 1952. Courtesy of Heifer International