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Hazel Mahone Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2014-080

Content Description

The collection consists of various items relating to Hazel Mahone. Hazel (Warren) Mahone was a successful African American businesswoman from Huron (S.D.). Born in 1910 to Jerry and Carrie (Simpson) Warren, she excelled at school and graduated from Huron High School in 1928. She spent two years at Huron College and began working in a beauty parlor in Huron in 1932 after graduating from the College of Cosmetology in Sioux Falls (S.D.). She married William Mahone in 1952. They traveled the world, visiting over 80 countries, and became involved in a number of humanitarian projects. She died April 13, 2010. The collection is an accretion to H2006-086 and H2007-054.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1910s-2010s


0.75 Cubic Feet (5 Audio Cassesttes 1 VHS Tape)

5 Cassettes

1 videotapes


6474A Folder 1: Hazel Mahone diary, 1989-2009 Folder 2: Family Genealogy Folder 3: South Dakota Magazine, notes/versions Folder 4: News Clippings and Certificates Folder 5: Speeches and Presentations Folder 6: Egypt book with notes Folder 7: Travel Maps Folder 8: Obituary/Articles/Tributes Folder 9: Great Wall of China certificate Folder 10: South Dakota Hall of Fame materials Folder 11: South Dakota African American History Museum (Sioux Falls, S.D.) Folder 12: Letters (Correspondence) Folder 13: Photographs 9144C VHS Tape: South Dakota Public Broadcasting—Dakota Life, Hazel Mahone 1/3/2008 9256A 5 audiocassette tapes: oral history interviews, family history, African Americans in South Dakota