Here is an excellent example of the various kinds and amounts of artifacts collected for the Pioneer Village exhibits. This is the kitchen area of the small building located within the palisade walls of the fort.
The description states:
INTERIOR VIEW OF ELM CREEK INDIAN FORT KITCHEN
Built in 1869
Moved from Cowles, Nebraska
30,000 items in 22 buildings on 3 city blocks, showing man’s progress over the past 120 years. 132 Miles west of Lincoln, Nebr., on U. S. 6.
— Since this museum states the starting dates for the earliest exhibits is 1830, the 120 years past mentioned above places this postcard in the 1950s.