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Francis (Fanny) Lavena Harvey Collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2015-008

Content Description

The collection consists of various items relating to Francis (Fanny) Lavena Harvey. Most of the materials relate to her time in Arlington (S.D.) where she attended both Common School and High School. The collection includes report cards, a commencement exercise program, list of graduates, photos of fellow students and diplomas for both Common School and High School in Arlington. One of the images is credited to the G. M. Gazeley photo studio in Arlington. There are also two images of Francis’ parents Charles and Cecelia Harvey. They were both English immigrants who were pioneer residents of Deadwood (S.D.) in the 1800s. The photo of Charles shows him in his harness shop in Deadwood. The photo of Cecelia is a portrait image. Also included are an 8x10 photo of Francis and other various family photos. The collection also includes a marriage record for Francis Harvey and George Harter married October 9, 1909 in Sioux Falls, two Union County tax records for 1903 and 1906 and postcards of a train wreck in Mitchell, the Royal Hotel in Huron and the front entrance to the Moody County Enterprise in Flandreau were George Harter is standing. Both he and Francis lived in the second floor of the building.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1890s-1900s



0.25 Cubic Feet