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Ada and her brother Burt McColl (in a dress) are gathering buffalo chips to use for heating and cooking fuel. An abridged version of this photograph without Burt is very common. For more information on this photograph, see the link to Reflections (Summer 2008) below. A family member confirmed that Burt (or Bert) was a boy.

Creator: McColl, Ada
Date: 1893

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For pioneers, the use of buffalo chips for fuel was a common, and necessary parctice.


Item Number: 207966
Call Number: TX.2 *5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 207966

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