Humor and Nostalgia

Take a walk down memory lane with stories about the past. Enjoy stories about the american dream, the great depression, one-room schools, outhouses, and much more.

Homestead Dating Competition in Rooks County, Kansas

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Two young bachelors devise a plan in Rooks County, Kansas.

Debates Held at Homestead Gatherings

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Homestead gatherings sometimes involved which livestock animal or kitchen tool was the most useful.

Wedding Traditions on a Nebraska Homestead

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In frontier settlement days, wedding traditions included sending out wedding invitations in unusual fashion.

Woman Locked in Outhouse on Roadtrip

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A woman gets locked in an outhouse on a family roadtrip and is saved by a little boy.


Woman Almost Spends Night in Outhouse

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A woman gets locked in the outhouse and thinks she is stuck for the night.

Valuable Doll Gets Thrown Away in Outhouse

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A young girl throws a doll down the outhouse hole not realizing its worth.

Two People Too Much For Outhouse

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Too much weight in the outhouse causes it to break with two people inside.

Tornado Relocates Outhouse With Man Inside

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A tornado struck neighbor’s farm and moves the outhouse to another field with a hired hand inside.