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Richard C. Miller Collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2006-101

Content Description

The collection consists of a World War I era scrapbook and a number of Miscellaneous South Dakota and Pierre related materials consisting of news clippings, pamphlets, and photos. The WWI era scrapbook has images of Richard C. Miller a member of the Overseas Photo Detachment. Many of the images in the collection are identified by type-script. Most of the images are of Camp Cody, New Mexico. Camp Cody was a WWI training encampment. Also included are images of the First SD Cavalry across the US. There are also a number of images taken in New York City. Also included is a birth certificate and images of Dixie Miller, at 3 weeks old along with a number of portrait images of Richard Miller. The other donated materials include miscellaneous South Dakota and Pierre, SD historical materials, including news clippings, pamphlets, and photographs.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1910s



0.5 Cubic Feet


3540C --- Photos & Negatives. Folder 1: Main Street Pierre, nd ca. 1900 (negative); Pierre as viewed from Ft. Pierre, nd ca. 1900 (negative); Courthouse, Pierre nd ca. 1900 (negative); Grading Machine, Pierre, nd ca. 1900 (negative); View from Behind Courthouse, Pierre, SD – 1893; Old School house at Pierre – 1893; Charles Lindberg & Spirit of St. Louis landing in Pierre – September 1 & 2, 1927; President Kennedy Motorcade at Oahe Dam Dedication, 1962; Pierre Flood 1952 – Snapshots; Miscellaneous; Last Supper Fan; Girl Scouts Advertisement. Folder 2: Dickens Club, St. Charles Hotel, 1950; Dickens Club Costume Party, December 1946; Laying of Hughes County Courthouse Cornerstone (2); Pierre Kilties, in Parade, town unknown (possibly Sioux Falls), July 1927; Mitchell Corn Palace, 1921; USD Band Tour, 1949, at State Capitol; Pierre Kilties, Children, 1939, in front of Capitol; ND & SD Banner – Postcard; Former Pierre Baseball Players, nd; Pierre Kilties, 1927; Pierre 1952 Flood, two postcards taped together; Pierre Tornado, 1973. Folder 3: “Space for the Mentally Retarded in SD,” 1965. 8535C --- Postcards: Capitol Avenue, Pierre, SD; City Park & Tourist Camp, Pierre, SD; St. Mary’s Hospital, Pierre, SD; Missouri River Bridge, Pierre, SD; Hotel Locke, Pierre, SD; Pierre Street Looking Toward Courthouse, Pierre, SD; C & NW RR Depot, Pierre, SD; Hot water Free Swimming Pool, Pierre, SD; Riverview Hotel, Pierre, SD; Hyde Block and Grand Opera House, Pierre, SD; St. Charles Hotel, Pierre, SD; St. Charles Hotel, Pierre, SD; SD State Capitol Building, Pierre, SD; Carnegie Library, Pierre, SD; Pierre, SD on the Missouri, Pierre St. Looking South From Courthouse; “CAL” (Calvin Coolidge) takes ride in lumber wagon; Children Mining, Black Hills; Days of ’81, Pierre, SD; First Train on West Bank of the Missouri at Fort Pierre; Bird’s Eye view of Railroad and Gumbo Hills, Ft. Pierre; WWI era soldiers marching in Parade; Pierre Flood, 1952 – Looking down Pierre St.; Pierre Flood, 1952 – Pierre St.; Pierre Flood, 1952 – Pierre St. looking north; Pierre Flood, 1952 – Pierre St. looking south; National Bank of Commerce, Pierre, SD. Biographical File: John Hipple, Ida McNeil, Mort Hamilton, Gutzon Borglum, Laura Ingalls, Casey Tibbs, & Adeline Jenny. Vertical File: Pierre, Blunt, Korea, Railroads – Milwaukee, Wall Drug, Buffalo, & Quarry Industry.