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This stereograph shows members of the Granville Sheeley family standing in front of their sod house in Norton County, Kansas. The use of sod was common on the Great Plains for homes and schools due to the lack of wood and other natural resources available.

Creator: Marsh, Ben J., Norton, Kansas
Date: 1887

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Granville Sheeley's sod house, Norton County, Kansas - 1

Item Number: 305640
Call Number: FK2.N4.75.S *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 305640

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