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Date: 1871 

Description: View of first house built in Dodge City. The sod building has a lumpy roof, window openings and a door. The surrounding landscape is barren.

Date: 1847 

Description: Distant view of the early settlement of the town showing a strip of low-slung buildings in a barren expanse.

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Pioneer town

Date: 1872 

Description: Distant view of the fledgling town showing a few log cabins, large tent buildings, saddled horses, pedestrians and a horse-drawn wagon.

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