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#Hospital steamer RED ROVER, photo by US Sanitary Commission, around 1861, on albumen media. #medical #healthcare

steamer RED ROVER, photo by US Sanitary Commission, around on albumen media.

Oklahoma City Land Rush, illustration in Harper's Weekly, May, 1889.

Oklahoma City Land Rush, illustration in Harper's Weekly, May,

[www.fulkerson.org] ~ Log Cabins on the Frontier

Log Cabins on the Frontier

Homesteaders-the most courageous people

150 years later, looking back at the Homestead Act

May 16, 1843: The Great Migration of 1843 commences. Somewhere between 700 and 1000 settlers packed their wagons and began the first major wagon train for Oregon.

May The Great Migration of 1843 commences. Somewhere between 700 and 1000 settlers packed their wagons and began the first major wagon train for Oregon.

1880s Nebraska: It wasn't at all unusual for a sod house to have walls three feet thick. When rain began to deteriorate the exterior face, a soddie dweller simply laid another layer of "Nebraska brick" on it. In addition to a sturdy house, this 1880's Custer County family apparently has a very good well which can be seen in the larger view."

Nebraska: It wasn't at all unusual for a sod house to have walls three…

Oregon Trail - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.  Prairie Scene: Mirage, by Alfred Jacob Miller.

Oregon Trail - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Prairie Scene: Mirage, by Alfred Jacob Miller.

Gladhour Farm Chautauqua

Gladhour Farm Chautauqua

Pioneer Women in the 1800s | She wrote exactly as she spoke in her letter to her sister in England:

There was no refrigerators or ice for the pioneers women.

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