Pancake Days at the IH Dealership--Jan Younker's Oral History
Jan Younker shares her memories of the famous International Harvester Pancake Days at her family’s IH dealership in Sterling, Ohio. She also describes how the whole community came out to one of these Pancake Day events to witness the unveiling of the first Cub Cadet tractor, and how everyone laughed at her uncle when he told them, “This is how you’re going to be mowing your lawns from now on.”
This oral history was shared at the Red Power Roundup in Union Grove, Wisconsin on June 18, 2016. Jan was interviewed by Sally Jacobs, archivist for the International Harvester Collection at the Wisconsin Historical Society.