Currier & Ives lithograph of country living
The Pioneer’s Home
by Ted Beringer
This is a digital image from the original lithograph printed in 1867 by Currier & Ives entitled The Pioneer’s Home on the Western Frontier. Although it is obviously not Kansas, it depicts a bucolic scene that visitors to the Kansas Wildlife Federation website may enjoy. It is from the National Archives in Washington that can be accessed by anyone willing to visit and search their vast digital holdings. Their website is http://www.archives.gov. You can search the site for a multitude of things or historical events that piques your interest. You can download this png file here or visit the archives and search for the 245 MB image.