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    Jefferson

    National Expansion Memorial Missouri

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Women's History

 

INTRODUCTION

 
Intro

The 19th -century woman of the American Frontier embodied similar characteristics to those of women you may know in and around your own personal life.

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(Crop) Rural Life in [Nebraska]
Photograph shows the Laulerman family in front of their sod house.
Courtesy of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs

(Crop) Coburg, Nebraska, 1884-85
Photograph shows family group standing in front of sod house.
Courtesy of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs

(Crop) Dry Valley Near Comstock Nebraska
Photograph shows the George O. Waters family in front of their sod house.
Courtesy of Library of Congress Prints and Photographs

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The Old Courthouse

The Old Courthouse at the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial was a gathering place for pioneers going west. It was also the site of several important nineteeth century trials which helped fuel major changes to the American way of life. To learn more about the Old Courthouse click here. More...