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Irene Cordts Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 03719 C
Identifier: H2009-026

Content Description

The collection consists of photographs taken by Irene Cordts. The collection contains color photographs taken by Cordts through certain parts of South Dakota. The photographs are labeled on the back, explaining the image and the date the photograph was taken.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • 1979-2008



1 Cubic Feet


Folder 1 Packet 1: Akaska, SD (16 June 1991) City Park Akaska Manor former Schoolhouse Andover, SD—Waldorf Hotel Badlands (16 May 2002) Bear Butte Bison, SD—Court House (16 June 1991) Packet 2: Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary Folder 2 Packet 1: Buffalo, SD—Harding County Courthouse (17 June 1991) Burdette Store (18 June 1986) Camp Crook (16 June 1991) Cheyenne Bridge Crazy Horse Carving Crow Lake, SD –Immaculate Conception Cemetery (23 July 1989) Custer, SD—Buffalo Street Decorations Deadwood, SD Adams’s House (19 May 2002) Mt. Moriah Cemetary (18 May 2000) Packet 2: Ducheneaux Cemetery and Chapel (15 September 2008) Fair Entries Huron Fair, “B&B’s Quarter Horse Mares” (19 February 1981) “A Retired Couple” (18 February 1981) State Fair, “Skaters in a Fantasy World” (25 December 1979) Faulkton, SD—Lunar Moon Shots Geographical Center of U.S Monument (17 June 1991) Harney Peak from Palmer’s Gulch (16 May 2000) Highmore, SD—Catholic Church (16 May 2002) Folder 3 Packet 1: Homestake Mine (19 May 2002) Interior of Original Claim Shanty, Cal Higgs Farm (1978) Lead, SD—St. Patrick’s Catholic Church Log House West of the Missouri Packet 2: Mt. Rushmore and Gutz Borglum’s Workshop Packet 3: New Evarts Lodge (16 June 1991) Orient, SD—Wheat Weaving by Ethel Hagen (24 August 1990) Pierre, SD Fighting Stallions Memorial World War II Memorial Governor’s Mansion Korean War Memorial Vietnam War Memorial Wild Well Capitol Lake Capitol Building Folder 4 Packet 1: Harney Peak from Iron Mt. Road Pigtail Bridge on Iron Mt. Road Sioux Falls, SD—St. Joseph’s Cathedral Sitting Bull and Sacajawea Monuments (16 June 1991) Sky Ranch Slim Buttes Spearfish, SD—High Plains Museum Packet 2: Spearfish Falls (May 2004) Stephen, SD—Catholic Church Sturgis, SD Black Hills National Cemetery Poker Alice (Alice Burke) (19 May 2002) St. Aloysius Cemetery Sunset (2000) Tiwahe Topa School (1 August 2008)