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This black and white photographic postcard features a sod house with three people in front. A woman stands to the left of the door and wears a long sleeve blouse and skirt. A man in the middle wears a coat, pants, and hat. He has a full beard. The man on the right wears a coat, pants and a hat. Handwriting is on the front and back of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Ellis (Kan.), Frontier & pioneer life, Sod buildings, Westward movement, Homesteading, Correspondence, Lindsborg (Kan.), McPherson County (Kan.)
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Paulsen, Agnes, "Postcard: Sodie in Ellis County" (1907). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 1194.
Sodie in Ellis CO. 12-21-07 How would you like to spend your Xmas in this palace of the prairie. Arrived over two hours late last night. Rapenports were at the depot to meet me. Had a good hot supper waiting for me will drive out to Jugo this afternoon. Lots of snow out here and awfully cold. Hope you will have a jolly Xmas out home. Address me Ogallah Kansas c\o John Holmquist H. M. R. | Miss Agnes Paulson Linsborg [sic] Kans Route #2