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Moody County Historical Society Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2013-094

Content Description

The collection consists of various items transferred to the State Archives from the Moody County Historical Society. The collection mainly contains postcards with a few photographs. Separately, the collection features moisture content test sheets for various grain products, distributed by the Seed Trade Reporting Bureau in Chicago, IL. The miscellaneous photographs in the collection include various images of Native Americans, some at powwows and images from the Bishop Hare School (Mission, S.D.). Other identified images include baseball players, a group of Native American women with a star quilt, a group of Native Americans from Okreek (S.D.), as well as identified individuals, Elizabeth Dorian, Susan Wright, Reverend A.B. Clark and family and Reverend Luke Walker (Lower Brule). Miscellaneous items were added to either the Vertical or Biographical Files. A number of postcards were also include, a list of which is provided below.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1920s-1960s


0.25 Cubic Feet


Calamity Jane Deadwood Dick Wild Bill Hickok and grave View Approaching Chamberlain (S.D.) State Bridge over Missouri River at Chamberlain (S.D.) Chamberlain (S.D.) from Prospect Bluff Mount Rushmore National Memorial Wonderland Cave (Sturgis, S.D.) Sylvan Lake Hotel (S.D.) Oldest Building in the Black Hills, built 1875 Bear Butte (S.D.) Little Spearfish Falls (Black Hills, S.D.) Homestake Mine (Lead, S.D.)—Ellison Hoist Lead (S.D.)—The Three Tracks Lead (S.D.)—Open Cut, Homestake Mine Deadwood (S.D.) Lead (S.D.)—Cyanide Plant Lead (S.D.)—Aerial View Artesian (S.D.)—Main Street Madison (S.D.)—Central High School Corn Palace (Mitchell, S.D.) Wessington (S.D.)—Lake Scene Belle Fourche (S.D.)—High School Orient (S.D.) Aberdeen (S.D.)—Normal School Gettysburg (S.D.)—Roller Mill Merry Christmas from Gettysburg (S.D.) Pierre (S.D.)—U.S. Post Office South Dakota State Capitol (Pierre, S.D.) Spearfish Canyon—South Dakota Sylvan Lake—South Dakota Spearfish (S.D.)—Spearfish Normal School Needles Highway—Black Hills—South Dakota Pigtail Bridges—Black Hills—South Dakota Deadwood (S.D.)—Adams Memorial Museum Roughlock Falls (S.D.) Rapid City (S.D.)—Elks Home Harney Peak—Black Hills—South Dakota Rapid City (S.D.)—Alex Johnson Hotel Badlands—South Dakota Deadwood (S.D.)—Birds Eye View Bridal Veil Falls (S.D.) Deadwood State Robbery, 1876 – Collins-Berry-Towl-Farrell