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Marie Holm photo album

 Unprocessed Material — Container: FB 223
Identifier: H2013-031

Content Description

The collection consists of one photo album created by Pierre native Marie Holm in the 1910s. The photo album features several images of Marie’s brothers George and Magnus Holm who served during World War I with Company A, 4th South Dakota Infantry of the South Dakota National Guard. Along with George and Magnus, the photo album includes images of other World War I era soldiers with the company, some of whom were from the Pierre area. Images include the Mexican Border Service of 1916, the company’s departure from Redfield (S.D.), and images form basic training at Camp Green (NC). Most of the individual images are identified by either name or “nickname.” Photos taken in Pierre and the surrounding area are also included, featuring some main street shots from Pierre. Of particular interest is an image of a tank on Pierre Street. The album includes an image of the Holm residence currently at 615 E. Dakota Avenue in Pierre. Within the album are various images from France during the First World War, most are unidentified. Also of interest are images of Leo Ihli. The South Dakota State Archives has two collection concerning Leo, a diary (H75-188) and a scrapbook (H2001-037).

Acquisition Type

Gift

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1916-1919

Creator

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet

Creator