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This black and white photograph shows a group of students and their teacher standing before a sod schoolhouse in Thomas County, Kansas. The use of sod to build homes and schools was common on the Kansas prairie due to the lack of wood available.
Date: Between 1890 and 1899
Item Number: 2098
Call Number: FK2.T1 .76 *7
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 2098
Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Education
Built Environment - Function - Education - School - Rural Country School
Built Environment - Materials - Earth - Sod
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1890s
Education - Rural
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Children
Places - Counties - Thomas
Type of Material - Photographs