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Fairburn (S.D.) Class Photo, 1954 – SD Postcard Collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2014-007

Content Description

The collection consists of an 8x10 photograph of schoolchildren at the Fairburn (S.D.), Custer County and unrelated postcards and photographs. The Fairburn school image shows the inside of the classroom with twenty students, aged 11 to 13, two teachers Mrs. Gorsuch and Miss Foley and the school janitor Mr. Walker. The photo dates to April 13, 1954. Included with the photo are the names for the students. Additional postcards donated are of the State Hospital (Yankton, S.D.), Westside Park (Yankton, S.D.), Queen Bee Mill (Sioux Falls, S.D.) and The Falls (Sioux Falls). There are also four additional photographs. Two of a residence in Sioux Falls at 1400 East 6th Street an image of students having a picnic near a school house in Buffalo Gap (S.D.) and a more modern image of a horse drawn stagecoach.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1900s-1910s
  • ca. 1940s
  • April 13, 1954


0.1 Cubic Feet