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SD Postcard Collection—Aberdeen (S.D.), 1910s-1940s

 Unprocessed — Box: 08538 C
Identifier: H2016-045

Content Description

The collection consists of 112 postcards centered on locations and buildings in Aberdeen (S.D.) ranging in date from the 1910s to 1940s. Main topics in the collection include Main Street scenes, Northern Normal and Industrial School, railroad images, Brown County Courthouse, schools, churches, hotels, hospitals, banks, theaters, public buildings, the masonic temple, post offices, birds eye views, parks and town residence. A list of some specific postcards include Aberdeen greeting cards, harvest images, main street at night, Great Northern Passenger and Freight Depot, Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad Depot, Chicago and Northwestern Depots, Jewett Drug Store, City Hall, Civic Auditorium, Y.M.C.A. Building, Sherman Hotel, Hatz Block, Masonic Temple, Capitol Theatre, Commercial Club Building, Ward Hotel, Elk’s Building, Alexander Mitchell Library, Scottish Rite Building, First National Bank, Dorian Apartments, Aberdeen Theatre, Citizen’s Bank Building, Freeman-Bain Building, Northern Normal Campus Buildings, Brown County Courthouse, United States Courthouse and Post Office, St. Luke’s Hospital, Washington High School, New High School, M.E. Church, Catholic Church, Klein Street, Lincoln Street, Country Club Building, Tacoma Park, Aldrich Park and Wylie Park.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • 1910s-1940s


0.25 Cubic Feet


Aberdeen (S.D.)--1910s-1940s Agriculture--South Dakota Aberdeen (S.D.)--Lincoln Ranch Aberdeen (S.D.)--High School Aberdeen (S.D.)--Main Street at Night, Elks 1911 Aberdeen (S.D.)--Main Street at Night Aberdeen (S.D.)--Main Street Scenes Aberdeen (S.D.)--Great Northern Passenger and Freight Depot Aberdeen (S.D.)--Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Passenger Depot Aberdeen (S.D.)--Chicago and Northwestern Depot Aberdeen (S.D.)--Jewett Drug Store Aberdeen (S.D.)--City Hall Aberdeen (S.D.)--Civic Auditorium Aberdeen (S.D.)--Y.M.C.A. Aberdeen (S.D.)--Sherman Hotel Aberdeen (S.D.)--Hatz Block Aberdeen (S.D.)--Masonic Building Aberdeen (S.D.)--Capitol Theater Aberdeen (S.D.)--Commerical Building Aberdeen (S.D.)--Ward Hotel Aberdeen (S.D.)--Elks Building Aberdeen (S.D.)--Alexander Mitchell Library Aberdeen (S.D.)--Home of Scottish Rite Bodies Aberdeen (S.D.)--First National Bank Aberdeen (S.D.)--Dorian Apartments Aberdeen (S.D.)--Aberdeen Theater Aberdeen (S.D.)--Citizen's Bank Building Aberdeen (S.D.)--The Freeman-Bain Company (Elevator) Aberdeen (S.D.)--Northern Normal and Industrial School Aberdeen (S.D.)--Brown County Courthouse Aberdeen (S.D.)--United States Courthouse and Post Office Aberdeen (S.D.)--St. Luke's Hospital Aberdeen (S.D.)--Washington School Aberdeen (S.D.)--High School Aberdeen (S.D.)--M.E. Church Aberdeen (S.D.)--Catholic Church Aberdeen (S.D.)--Birds Eye View Aberdeen (S.D.)--Klein Street, north from Second Avenue Aberdeen (S.D.)--Klein Street, north from Fifth Avenue Aberdeen (S.D.)--Lincoln Street, courthouse in distance Aberdeen (S.D.)--C.N. Harris residence Aberdeen (S.D.)--Country Club Building Aberdeen (S.D.)--Tacoma Park Aberdeen (S.D.)--Aldrich Park Aberdeen (S.D.)--Wylie Park Greetings from South Dakota State Flower of South Dakota