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West River Museum (Philip, S.D.) Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2012-070

Content Description

The collection consists of items transferred from the West River Museum (Philip, S.D.). to the South Dakota State Archives. The collection includes photographs, postcards, a photo album, telephone directories, and a poster. A list of the photographs is provided. The telephone directories were added to the research room collections.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1900s-1920s


0.5 Cubic Feet


3456C Folder 1: Senechal Family photos ca. 1900s Folder 2: Dick Mathieson Ranch (Bad River) photos ca. 1900s Folder 3: Alice Dawson/ Ella McGuire photos Folder 4: Marietta (S.D.) post office and store/ homestead shack photos Folder 5: J. D. Dibbles homestead, horse and mower, haystack Folder 6: Gus Stormers stage coach (2) October 1907 Folder 7: Bernard Murphy homestead, 1908 Folder 8: Normal Institute of Haakon County with brochure, 1915 Folder 9: Miscellaneous Photos: homesteads, dugout, Marietta (S.D.), coyote hunt, dynamite in frozen river, political memoriabilia, Woman’s Club (Philip, S.D.), individuals, automobile 8535E M.E. Ladies Aid in Philip (S.D.) The Philip Boosters in Indian Carnival Parade, Belvidere (S.D.) 1910 Train wreck near Philip (S.D.) 1911 Philip (S.D.) Main Street 500 cattle sold at stockyard auction Philip (S.D.) 1911 Fires—Philip (S.D.) Ranch west of Philip (S.D.), 1909 Horses Poker players with guns Saloon in Philip (S.D.), 1913 Horse and buggy Scotty Philip buffalo team Elbon (S.D.), 1911 Ottumwa (S.D.), 1911 Newell (S.D.), 1911 Expansion (Steamboat) Baseball players Baseball players (High School) FB 431—Photo Album (black, Souvenir Cards) Philip (S.D.)—Town Scenes West River wrestlers Cowboys/girls Automobile Haystack Buttes (Badlands) M.E. Church (interior) Philip (S.D.), 1909 Philip (S.D.) fires St. Mary’s Hospital (Pierre, S.D.) Parade, Automobiles (Philip, S.D.) Badlands Rapid City Fair, 1912 Airplane—Rapid City Fair, 1912 Stanley County Fair, 1910 Carrie Nation at Philip (S.D.), February 26, 1910 Fort Pierre (S.D.) South Dakota State Capitol (interior and exterior)(Pierre, S.D.), 1910 Stanley County Courthouse (Fort Pierre, S.D.) Stockgrower’s Bank (Fort Pierre, S.D.) Indian War Dance (Philip, S.D.) Corn Palace (Mitchell, S.D.), 1925 Camp Hagman, South Dakota National Guard, 1916 FB 546—Oversized Photos/Poster Custer State Park (Game Lodge)—color City of Fort Pierre (Steamboat)—Senechal Ferry Three Philip Baseball players: William Schunk, Frank Orr, Franklin Orr, 1908 Poster: “What Happened to Jones” A Comedy in Three Acts, Milesville Hall, 1921