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Rempfer Family Collection--Island Park (Milltown, S.D.)

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2013-089

Content Description

The collection consists of miscellaneous materials mainly relating to the Rempfer family of Milltown and Parkston. Items include photographs and correspondence of the Rempfer family associated with Parkston and Island Park near Milltown. Other identified images include the Dell Rapids baseball team from 1904 and the SD State College track team from 1901. The collection includes a South Dakota Young Citizen’s League Records book with member lists and meeting minutes held at the Sterling schoolhouse. Also featured is a 1936 Official County Map of South Dakota, published by the SD State Highway Commission. “The Mother’s Book” published by the SD State Board of Health on childbirth and child rearing. FB717 includes an unidentified charcoal drawing of a women, a picnic at Edgewood Beach near Island Park (Milltown, S.D.) summer 1927, an unidentified steamboat and group of men (presumably on the Missouri River at or near Pierre), an oversized photo of an infant, and two oversized photos of women (unidentified). One of the photographs listed for one female portrait is Myhre Studio (Vermillion, S.D.). Also included is a 1933 Hutchinson County Tax Assessment book for Milltown (S.D.). The assessment book was added to the volume shelves and the government collections database. Two postcards of a large group of people in Wind Cave dated June 27, 1929 and an image of the Scottish Rite Temple (Yankton, S.D.) were added to box 8535E.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1920s-1940s



0.5 Cubic Feet