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This black and white photographic postcard features a group of people standing and sitting in front of a sod house. The thirteen people range in age from a small child to a man with white hair and beard. A circular grinding stone is on the left side of the sod house. Printed text is at the bottom of the card. Handwriting is on the back of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Atwood (Kan.), Rawlins County (Kan.), Grinnell (Iowa), Correspondence, Frontier & pioneer life, Sod buildings, Westward movement, Homesteading, Group photographs
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Meker, William, "Postcard: Sunday at the Sod House Near Atwood, Kansas" (1915). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 1195.
Sunday at the Sod House Near Atwood Kans. Oct 13 Dear Alta This is a lovely morning had a little frost last night we are going out to Oscars to day 15 mile ride in a auto. Ivin is coming after us the youngest boy & his wife was hear(sic) yesterday I haven't got home sick yeat(sic) I got your card Papa is in Iowa him self Mrs. Will Meker Grinnell Iowa 1117 Hamilton Ave