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Courtesy American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming [6295]

The Rhone Family in Wyoming

The far western territories represented a chance for both greater personal freedom and enhanced economic opportunity. Although racial hostility often followed the rush for land, federal homestead laws were race-blind. The federal government allowed anyone who could pay a filing fee and develop a farm or town site to settle on public lands.

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Image ID: 1131171
Title: Rhone family.
Location: Courtesy American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming [6295]
Subjects: African American families
Houses -- Wyoming

Keywords: Children - Wyoming
Family - Wyoming
Rhone, Robert C.
Wyoming
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