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SD Postcard Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 08535 E
Identifier: H2014-034

Content Description

The collection consists of twenty-six postcards of tourist destinations and other locations throughout the Black Hills and Badlands of South Dakota. The images mainly date from the 1950s-1960s with a few dating to the 1920s. A list of the postcards is provided.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1920s
  • ca. 1950s-1960s



0.1 Cubic Feet


Cosmos of the Black Hills (Rapid City, S.D.) Alex Johnson Hotel (Rapid City, S.D.) Rapid City Indian School (Rapid City, S.D.) Dinosaur Park (Rapid City, S.D.) Cedar Pass Lodge (Badlands, S.D.) Badlands—South Dakota Battle Mountain Sanitarium (Hot Springs, S.D.) Evans Plunge (Hot Springs, S.D.) Wind Cave National Park—South Dakota Preacher Smith Monument (Deadwood, S.D.) Lead (S.D.) Homestake Mine (Lead, S.D.) Needles Highway—Black Hills—South Dakota Sylvan Lake Hotel (S.D.) Mount Rushmore National Monument (S.D.) Devils Tower National Monument (Wyo.) (Added 1/20/2015) Chet Tegland on "Hinges" Faith Fair and Rodeo, 1928 (Bell Photo) Deadwood Dick (Richard Clarke) at Log Cabin (Bell Photo) Sioux War Dance, 1928 (Bell Photo) Badlands (5) Needles Highway