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Sod schoolhouse, Thomas County, Kansas

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Date: Between 1870s and 1890s

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: FK2.T1.76 *10

Unit ID: 214643

Summary: This sepia colored photograph shows a group of students and their teacher standing in front of the District #15 sod schoolhouse in Thomas County, Kansas. The use of sod to build homes and schools was common on the Kansas prairie due to the lack of wood and other natural resources.

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Title (Main title): Sod schoolhouse, Thomas County, Kansas


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