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Blake R Kellogg Collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2003-020

Content Description

This collection consists of negatives and reprint images of people and places in Brookings (S.D.) during the 1940s. The photographs were taken by Blake Kellogg while he was a photographer for the Brookings High School newspaper and yearbook from 1944-1948, a journalism student at South Dakota State University from 1948-1953, and a photographer for "The Brookings Register." The collection feature various Brookings images including, the Brookings Junior and Senior High Schools, Pioneer Days Parade (Brookings, S.D.), Professor Charles Sewrey, Main Street and businesses in Brookings, Badger Clark, Municipal Power Plant, baseball game, Hotel Dudley, College Theater, and teh Brookings County Courthouse. Also included are a number of photographs of various stop signs in Brookings from 1948 and photographs of Camp Judson from 1946. This collection is open for further additions. The negatives will be stored in the vault under the accession number. Contact prints will be made of the negatives in order to make them more accessible to researchers. These prints will be stored in box 8539A.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • 1944-1953



0.1 Cubic Feet


1. Main Ave, From south end looking north, 1946 2. S&L Company (clothing store), Main Ave., 1946 3. Pioneer Day Parade, Main Ave., 1947 (3) 4. Corner of 4th and 5th, 1946 5. Train, 1946 6. Junior and Senior High School (3), 1946 7. Al Nielsen, WW II vet, flowershop owner, in front of Sexauer Elevator, 1946 8. Hotel Dudly, corner of 3rd Ave. & 4th St., 1946 9. College Theater, 1947 10. Baptist Church Camp, Clergy and staff, Camp Judson, Pactola, S.D., 1947 (3) 11. Junior High School, 1946 (2) 12. Midway Grocery, SE corner of Medary Ave. and 6th St., 1946 13. Badger Clark, SD Poet Laureate, speaking to annual S.D.S.P.H.A. Convention, 1946 (2) 14. Brookings County Courthouse, 1946 15. Baseball game at the Junior High playground, 1947 16. Municipal Power Plant, 4th Street, 1946 (2) 17. Baptist Church Camp, buildings, attendees, staff, Camp Judson, Pactola, S.D., 1946 (7) 18. STOP signs in Brookings, 1948 (15)