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    Four Cabinet Cards: Sod Houses and Agriculture in the Dakota Territory, Circa 1884-1887. Includes two smaller cabinet cards bearing J. M. Templeman copyrights, each with views of sod houses on the Dakota plains. On the verso of each card is a poem titled "The Little Sod Shanty on the Plain". A larger cabinet card (small holes in each corner) wonderfully captures the stark living condition in the Dakota Territory and is captioned by hand "A Sod House & Barn, A White Mans [sic] Dakota Home". The last cabinet card features a wheat threshing operation. This image has an "H. F. Quiggle Doland, Dak." studio mark on the verso (mounting remnants on the verso). All images with a bit of wear along the studio boards, otherwise they are in excellent condition except as noted. From the estate collection of E. F. Mueller.

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    December, 2012
    11th-12th Tuesday-Wednesday
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