Images of the Past
Volumes have been written about South Dakota history but the state's story is also told in drawings, photographs, film, video and other media. "Images of the Past" offers a fresh look at images of the well-known and the nearly unknown places, events, and people of South Dakota’s past.Visit Images of the Past Website
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After years of undermining, portions of Lead, South Dakota, began to sink.
How transportation and infrastructure have evolved in the Black Hills and the region.
The rise of railroad transportation in the Black Hills began in the 1880s.
Belle Fourche, South Dakota was once a true Old West cattle town.
The naturally warm water in Hot Springs has been attracting tourists since the 1880s.
The restored homes of two prominent South Dakotans at the turn of the 20th century.
How a small regional airport became an important hub of the Strategic Air Command.
The 44th was active at Ellsworth from 1962 - 1994.
Joe Foss, Gen. James Dolittle and actor Robert Stack go pheasant hunting in Howard, SD
The daughter of sculptor Gutzon Borglum talks about her mother's life.
Mary Ellis Borglum at the placement of a permanent time capsule on Mount Rushmore.
Sculptor Gutzon Borglum wanted future generations to know the who and why of Rushmore
Dwight Eisenhower speaks at the dedication of Ellsworth Air Force Base. June 13, 1953.
Film from 1954 shows how methods of gold recovery evolved at Homestake Mine.
Video from the 1990s shows gold recovery at Homestake Mine. Includes final pour in 2002.
A display at the Old Courthouse Museum in Sioux Falls
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