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Marie Love Collection

 Unprocessed — Box: 03562 C
Identifier: H2013-104

Content Description

The collection consists of photographs and negatives relating to Marie Love and the Love family of South Dakota, ca. 1900s-1920s. Marie Love was born October 21, 1895 to Clinton and Effie (Quick) Love in McCook County, South Dakota. According the census records, Marie was the only child of Clinton and Effie who lived in different parts of South Dakota in 1910 (Sioux Falls), 1920 (Salem) and 1930 (Highmore). It is assumed that photos and negatives in the collection are of the Love family, specifically of Marie Love at different ages. Two issues of the Ree Heights Review from May 1929 list Marie Love as a student at the University of Wisconsin. Explaining how the items were found in Wisconsin. The issues of the Ree Heights Review are not in the State Archives newspaper microfilm collection and will be sent to the Microfilm Unit for microfilming. Of additional interest is a photo of a stage and performers identified as, “Opening of the New Opera House at Montrose, South Dakota, Sunday Night’s Play, March 4 19XX by the Myrtle Vinton Company.” The year numbers have been scratched off. Of particular interest are the photo businesses listed in both the cabinet cards and negative envelopes. A list of photo studios is provided with the accession form. The negatives will be processed and scanned at a future date. The negatives include more family images and other negatives showing automobile and golfing.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1900s-1920s



0.25 Cubic Feet