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FAMILY LIFE & TIMES
The 19th century was a strange blend of savage life on the prairie and social enhancements that brought culture and dreams of an easier life. Did these changes bring a better life? Maybe not but it is progress.. and without progress you die....



1874 cook The men had to go out for days at a time in 1874 to prepare the land or move the livestock.
1895 family 1895 shows the typical extended family including aunts, uncles, all sharing one home until each family could make it on their own.
The year is 1900 and it is cherry picking time. Notice the child in the baby stroller? Everyone is busy gathering the harvest
piano music Music was a common form of entertainment as the family spent a quiet evening singing.
the country school School was a central culteral event




HERE ARE A FEW EVENTS THAT CHANGED FAMILY LIFE