One of our volunteers brought in this great image for Karen to take a look at. The picture was taken in 1959 but the sod house was built in Hague, South Dakota in 1900. Transcription: “Matt Schmaltz Senior in 1959 standing by their Sod Home built in 1900 in Hague, South Dakota. Hague in Central South Dakota was heavily settled by immigrants from the Black Sea German Catholic Colonies of the Kutschurgan District, South Russia.”

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