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U.S. Time Periods » 1865-1920: Modern America

Northern Great Plains, 1880-1920

shows 900 photographs from the Fred Hultstrand and F.A. Pazandak Photograph Collections of rural and small town life at the turn of the century. Highlights include images of sod houses and the people who built them, images of farms and machinery that made them prosper, and images of one-room schools and the children that were educated in them. (Library of Congress)

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A man with his six children and another man standing outside a sod house. The sod house shows one window and a doorway with a sod roof. There are three chairs, one is a rocking chair. A dog is on one

When owning shoes was a luxury

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