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Likely taken by Job V. Harrison near Rock Lake, N.D. 190?

[Detail] Likely taken by Job V. Harrison near Rock Lake, N.D. 190?

Rural America

Another related theme recurring in American literature involves the impact of the land and the isolation of rural life on the American character.

Students reading literature with this theme may better understand it by viewing images from this collection that bring home the harsh beauty and isolation of rural America. Students can contrast these images with those of modern rural America.