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Sod-house days : letters from a Kansas homesteader, 1877-78

Author: Howard Ruede; John Ise
Publisher: Lawrence, Kan. : University Press of Kansas, 1983, ©1937.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of letters by nineteenth-century homesteader Howard Ruede in which he chronicles his first year in Kansas while writing back to his family in Pennsylvania, covering topics such as poverty, unsanitary conditions, and starvation.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Howard Ruede; Howard Ruede
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Ruede; John Ise
ISBN: 0700602348 9780700602346
OCLC Number: 10202616
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Cooper Square Publishers, ©1937.
Description: xxxiv, 248 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Foreword / Scott G. McNall --
Preface / John Ise --
Diary- correspondence, March, 1877-September, 1878.
Responsibility: written by Howard Ruede ; edited by John Ise ; new foreword by Scott G. McNall.

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