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This black and white photographic postcard features a dugout reinforced with sod. A dog stands at the door to the house. A man in overalls stands next to the house. A girl and another person on a horse are to the left of the man. A windmill and wagon are in the background. The photo is surrounded by a white border. Handwriting is on the back of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Copeland (Kan.), Alva (Okla.), Correspondence, Frontier & pioneer life, Sod buildings, Westward movement, Homesteading
This item is in the public domain
Digitized by Forsyth Digital Collections
Wenger, Monroe, "Postcard: Man and Children Standing Next to Dugout" (1913). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 1208.
This is Hazel my pony, Mr. Markey, his dog and myself taken at his dugout. Aren't we a wild looking outfit? Answer mamma's letter. Your niece Vada Mr. Monroe Wenger Alva, Okla.