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This photograph shows a flock of chickens, a man, chicken coops, farm buildings, and a windmill on an unidentified farm, presumed to be in Haskell County, Kansas. Poultry was a very important food source before refrigeration was commonplace in rural households on the prairie. Chickens and turkeys also provided a much-needed source of income through the sale of live birds and eggs.

Creator: Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936
Date: Between 1891 and 1912

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Item Number: 7855
Call Number: Haskell County Historical Society: F. M. Steele co
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 7855

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