Lot 284: A sod house in Dakota, The family poses in front.
October 29, 2016
Yonkers, NY, USALive Auction
Description: A sod house in Dakota, The family poses in front. There is a storm cellar at the left, a bed frame and a grinding wheel. Copyright 1885 by Templeman, Miller, Dakota. There’s a poem printed verso, “The Little Sod Shanty on the Claim,” to be sung to the tune of “Old Log Cabin on the Plain.” This gives a view of these hardy settlers in an inhospitable land.
Condition Report: Clean [4-]