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This black and white photographic postcard features six photographs with a black background. The image on the top left depicts people in front of log structures. The top middle image depicts a sod school house with the students standing in front. The top right picture shows indigenous people in front of tents. The bottom left image depicts people in front of a log cabin. The bottom center image depicts a dugout made with stone. The bottom left image depicts a covered wagon with oxen and people stand in front of the wagon. Printed text is in the center of the card. Handwriting is on the back of the card.
4"x 5" photographic postcard
Stockton (Kan.), Rooks County (Kan.), Correspondence, Gardner (Colo), Frontier & pioneer life, Sod buildings, Westward movement, Homesteading
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Korb, Estella, "Postcard: Early Days in Kansas" (1912). Tim Johnson Postcard Collection. 1209.
Early Days in Kansas - Built 1873; Sod Schoolhouse 1874; Omaha Indians; Southern Immigrants; Stone Dugout; Kansas Log Cabin 1876 1912 Tuesday - Stockton Kans. Dear Dutchie: Did not get your letter answered. I went out with Uncle Will as far as Aunt Lou's and Grandma T. get went too. Did not get back in time to write, hence this card to tell you So. Grandma isn't feeling extra good but I am dandy since my drier in the country are kind longing for a breath from home. Love to All. Mab. | Miss Estella Korb Gardner Colorado