National Geographic : 1931 May
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE A LOG-CABIN HOME IN THE HEART OF "EGYPT" A district comprising several counties in southern Illinois is known locally as "Egypt." Para doxically, the country so termed is for the most part rough and hilly, a continuation of the Ozark uplift of Missouri. © National Geographic Society Finlay Direct Color Photographs BOVINE ARISTOCRATS DISPLAY THEIR FINE POINTS AT THE KANKAKEE FAIR These blue-blooded Ayrshires are among the hundreds of thousands of dairy cattle on the farms of Illinois. The State's enormous corn crop makes it well adapted for cattle raising.