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Alice Jesse Lowe Collection

 Unprocessed — Container: FB 586
Identifier: H2009-061

Content Description

The collection consists of one leather bound photo album. The photo album contains a number of small black and white snap shots of tourist destinations throughout the Black Hills of South Dakota dating from 1926 to 1927. Alice Jesse Lowe of Alliance, NE took these vacation images while traveling through the Black Hills. A number of South Dakota topics are covered in this scrapbook including: Deadwood-Days of ’76 Parade, Tri-State Roundup, and the Gold Discovery Day Pageant. Town scenes include Deadwood, Rapid City, and Hot Springs and tourist attractions such as Sylvan Lake, Gordon Stockade, Needles Highway, Harney Peak, Latchstring Inn, and various Black Hills Monuments. Also included are images of President Calvin Coolidge from 1927 when he vacationed in the Black Hills at his summer White House.

Acquisition Type

Transfer

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1926-1927

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet