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This black and white photographic postcard features a man and two boys in front of a sod house. The boy on the left wears a coat, pants, boots and a hat. The boy to the right wears a coat, pants, boots and a hat, and has his hands on a dog. The man sits on packed dirt and has a pipe in his mouth. He wears a coat, pants, boots and a hat. Furniture and supplies are next to the sod house A dog is on the left side of the card and a child's wagon is in the foreground. Written text is at the bottom of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Norton (Kan.), Frontier & pioneer life, Sod buildings, Westward movement, Homesteading
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"Postcard: Western Dug-out" (2021). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 1191.
The Western Dug-out, Photo by Reed, Norton, Ks.