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Catherine Pulles Collection—State Government Retirement, 1971

 Unprocessed — Box: 06485 C
Identifier: H2015-049

Content Description

The collection consists of various materials concerning the retirement of Catherine Pulles from South Dakota state government employment in 1971. She worked for state government for 50 years. The collection includes a photograph of her retirement party, a letter from Governor Frank Farrar, a greeting card from various staff members and a book titled, “Leaves of Gold” billed as an anthology of prayers, memorable phrases and inspirational verses and prose. The Coslett Publishing Company of Williamsport, PA published the book, copyrighted to 1948. Catherine Pulles was born on April 18, 1901 to Matthias and Agnes (Hengel) Pulles. She grew up and attended school in Pierre. She began work for the state of South Dakota in June of 1920 for the Department of Insurance and Rural Credits. In March 1925 she transferred to the Employment and Travel Commission. She retired on April 1, 1971. She died in Pierre on April 14, 2000.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1971

Extent

0.1 Cubic Feet