Sketch by Estelle Ishigo of young boys loitering around a warming stove, ca. 1944

In many cases doors and windows were improperly installed and failed to close completely. In addition, gaping cracks between wallboards made both privacy and protection from Wyoming weather difficult. Coal burning stoves became a main heat source during the cold winter months.

Resource Identifier
Estelle Ishigo Photographs, Collection No. 10368, Box 1, Folder 1, American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming
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