Title: Oklahoma Indian and Cowboy Views, Photograph 22

Description: Photograph twenty-two of twenty-four in Collection of Oklahoma Indian and Cowboy Views [ca. 1889] by William S. Prettyman and George B. Cornish. It is titled "A Frontier Home" and shows three settlers and a steer in front of a primitive frontier dwelling.

Date: ca. 1889

Photographer: William S. Prettyman

Author: George B. Cornish

Item Type: Photograph

Collection: Native American/Western Photograph Collection (P23)
See finding aid: http://www.kchistory.org/u?/Local,36866

Local Subject: Frontier and pioneer life; Indian Territory (Oklahoma); Oklahoma Land Rush (1889)

Digital Format: JPEG

Barcode: 10017634

Notes: "As the months passed, some of the 'amenities' of settled life began to make their appearance - planks for wooden construction, a rough door, a stove and perhaps curtains. This was no life for a lady, but by the thousands they survived it." (source: Cunni

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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