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Audio Tape Collections--Mount Rushmore / Fort Meade and Sturgis--Oral History

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 9181
Identifier: H2002-016

Content Description

This collection consists of two cassette tapes. The first is titled, "Mount Rushmore Shrine of Democracy." The script was written in 1925 by Howard C. Anderson, recorded about 1955, and narrated by Hugo A. Carlson. Running time five minutes. The second tape is an interview with William “Charlie” Wells and Lottie Hooper. Interview performed by Dick Williams in 1967. The interview covers the early history of Fort Meade and Sturgis. William Wells was born in 1875 and Lottie was born in 1890. They talk about General Custer's horse Comanche, Wells’ service in Cuba, other early day residents in the Fort Meade area, and some notable events in the Black Hills. Running time about 1½ hours.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • 1955, 1967


0.1 Cubic Feet