By John Fry,John J. Fry
Soon, different households moved to within reach homesteads, and the Smiths equipped a home toward these pals. The growing to be neighborhood equipped its first public schoolhouse and celebrated the Fourth of July together—although the festivities have been lower brief as a result of snow.
By 1917, notwithstanding, the Smiths had moved again to Iowa, leasing their land to a neighborhood rancher and utilizing the proceeds to fund Earle’s research of law. The Smiths lived in Iowa for many of the remainder of their lives, and someday after the mid-1930s, Laura wrote this transparent, brilliant, witty, and self-deprecating memoir in their time in Wyoming, a booklet that captures the pioneer spirit of the period and of the development of group opposed to daunting odds.
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