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This black and white photograph shows an unidentified gentleman during the harvesting of big bluestem on the Henry Rogler ranch. The homestead, known as "Pioneer Bluffs", is located on 160 acres of land along the South Fork of the Cottonwood River basin, in Bazaar Township of Chase County, Kansas. The Rogler family owned and operated the ranch from 1859 to 2006. In October of 2006 the historic property, which included the home and 4,081 acres of land, was auction off at 6.9 million dollars Today, "Pioneer Bluffs" is a non-profit educational center that is dedicated to teaching the history of ranching and the diversity of the tall grass prairie.

Date: 1938

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Item Number: 306874
Call Number: FK2.Cl .31 H.Rog *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 306874

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