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This undated photograph depicts the homestead of Robert Burgin and his family, located in Barber County. Their home was constructed out of sod and wood siding.

Date: Between 1880 and 1890

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This is another visual to accompany discussion of sod houses and the lack of wood on the prairie. It could be grouped with Emma Smith's reminiscence, which has also been selected for this standard.

KS:7th:3.7:Challenges of Settlement (2005)

Item Number: 210950
Call Number: FK2.B1 .75 Bu *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210950

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