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Ada McColl gathering buffalo chips near Lakin, Kansas

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Creator: McColl, Polly

Date: 1893

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: Tx.2 *5

Unit ID: 207965

Summary: In this photograph, pioneer Ada McColl of Kearny County collects buffalo chips. In areas of western Kansas where trees were scarce, these chips were a convenient (and plentiful) source of fuel. This is an abridged version of an original photograph including Ada's brother Burt. The photograph was taken by Polly McColl, Ada's mother. For more information on this photograph, see the link to Reflections (Summer 2008) below.

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Title (Main title): Ada McColl gathering buffalo chips near Lakin, Kansas

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