Sod Home, ca. 1910

Sod Home, ca. 1910

A man stands in the doorway of a sod home on his farmstead. Due to a lack of trees many settlers to the prairie had little choice but to build homes made of sod until other building materials could be delivered. ca. 1910.

Used with permission of the State Historical Society of Iowa, Des Moines.

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