Cottonwood Connection

The Role of Mail Oder in Settling the Plains

Episode 6 | 25m 6s | Video has closed captioning.

One of the only ways the Great Plains settlers could receive products was through mail order. This process was crucial to serve the growing population of plains settlers. Without this service Western Kansas may not have been settled so quickly. Professor of history, Dr. Leo Oliva joins Don Rowlison to explore the great importance of mail order. Join us as we take this journey together.

Aired: 06/19/22

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Cottonwood Connection is a local public television program presented by Smoky Hills PBS.