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Traditional Ozarks Houses

  • Aired: 01/22/2010
  • 29:46
  • Rating: NR
Housing structures are often rewarding objects of study as they provide information about the cultural and historical background of a region's residents. Construction styles and building materials provide insight into the local resource base. These combined elements reveal a structure's age and are helpful in understanding a region's development.
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Dr. David Quick describes the meaning of housing structures in the region's development.
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