- Sketch of first schoolhouse
- Man Directing a Two-horse Plow
- Wagon and Oxen Illustration, 1848
- On the Move in a Wagon
- Covered Wagons
- Come to Iowa
- Pioneers Travel in Groups
- Sod Houses
- Log Cabins
- Frontier Social Gatherings
- Interior of Settler Cabins
- Pioneer Women
- Sickness and Death on the Frontier
- Pioneer Children
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Frontier Social Gatherings
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As the frontier population grew, there were times when fun and work went together. A social gathering might be held for a cabin or a barn raising; a sewing or quilting bee. Neighbors for miles around would gather for a hard days work, topped by a festive dinner and sometimes dancing to the music of a local fiddle player.
(music, singing and clapping)
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