"The plate in the corn box, that plate had a hole in it, and when it moved around, it'd drop that kernel of corn… So each time it hit that knot on the wire, it would click and drop a kernel of corn… That's what they called checked corn."

Hollis Miller - What is checked corn?


Other Excerpts from Hollis Miller's Interview:

Saturday night at the movies
Fires on the farm
What is checked corn?
Getting flour from the mill
Getting seeds for next year
Spring preparations
Helping with threshing
Daily Chores

Entire Interview with Hollis Miller