1. Coloring page
2. Nebraska map with rivers
3. Pioneer reminiscences of early Nebraska homes
Checkup answer sheet
lath and plaster - a building technique to create an interior wall. The builder nails small boards side by side to the frame of the house and then plasters over the top.
mortar - a mixture of sand, cement, and water used to hold stone or brick together
mosquito bars - tall bars attached to the corners of a bed. These bars created a frame or canopy on which to hang mosquito netting.
oil curtains - curtains made of fabric that has been soaked in oil. This makes the fabric water-proof, but allows light to come in. Oil curtains were used instead of glass windows.
siding - wood covering the exterior of a house
whitewash - a very thin paint used on the interior walls of sod homes