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Cattle in a fenced pasture

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This is a view of cattle in a fenced pasture, next to a barn, on an unidentified farm presumed to be in Haskell County, Kansas. Also visible in the photograph are a man afoot, a horse-drawn carriage, a farmhouse and outlying farm buildings, and a man and boys astride horses.

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Doug and Jim Thiessen from Beloit

Worley, Barry J

This colored slide shows, (left to right) brothers Doug and Jim Thiessen farmers from Beloit, Kansas, standing in a harvested wheat field.

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J. Garrett farm, Russell County, Kansas

Halbe, L. W. (Leslie Winfield), 1893-1981

This phogohraph documents the house, barn and other structures on the J. Garrett farm, Russell County, Kansas.

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A man feeding chickens

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This man is feeding chickens on an unidentified farm, presumed to be in Haskell County, Kansas. Also visible in the photograph are a farmhouse and several farm buildings.

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Harvesting on the Fabert farm near Greensburg, Kansas

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This harvest scene is on the Fabert farm near Greensburg, Kansas. It shows farmers and horse-drawn machinery in the field.

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Farm auction, possibly near Brookville, Kansas

Martin, Lynn

Three photographs showing a farm auction possibly near Brookville, Kansas. The auctioneer and crowd are pictured as well as some of the contents of the auction.

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A flock of chickens

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

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.

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Family with their sod house, Decatur County, Kansas

This is a photograph of an unidentified family standing in front of their sod house near Norcatur, Decatur County, Kansas. Visible in the photograph is a windmill.

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Onion field possibly in Comanche County, Kansas

Steele, F. M. (Francis Marion), 1866-1936

This photograph shows people standing in an onion field, possibly in Comanche County, Kansas.

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Elam Bartholomew residence, Rooks County, Kansas

This is an interior view of the Bartholomew's sod house. Elam and his wife Rachel are in the photograph. Elam Bartholomew settled in Rooks County, Kansas, in 1874. He was born in Pennsylvania and his family moved to Ohio and then Illinois. In 1873 he became engaged to Rachel Montgomery and in June 1877 traveled to Illinois for the wedding. They returned to Kansas in September of 1877. The Bartholomews lived on their farm on Bow Creek until 1929 when they moved to Hays. Elam Bartholomew was a well known botanist specializing in rust flora and he served as curator of the mycological museum at Fort Hays Kansas State College. He died in 1934. A diary for the years 1877 and 1878 is contained in Kansas Memory.

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