Home on the Range

For four decades, former Nebraska homesteader-turned-frontier photographer Solomon D. Butcher posed homesteader families and their livestock in front of their humble homes in the central part of the state. In 1886, two years after William H. Moore Sr. and his family moved from Elkhart County, Indiana, to homestead near Sargent, Custer County, Butcher photographed the former Hoosiers on their homestead.  

Courtesy Library of Congress

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