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South Dakota Photograph Collection--Carte de visite

 Unprocessed — Box: 8535 A
Identifier: H2000-055

Content Description

This collection consists of a collection of thirty-three Carte de visite cards roughly dated to the 1870s to 1890s. The cards meaure 2 ½ x 3 ½. All of the cards, except one, are from photographers from out of state. Most of the out of state photographers are from Minnesota, Wisconsin or Iowa. The images are mainly portrait images of men, women and children. There are a small handful of group images. Only ten are identified. Those include a Dr. Wallace E. Edgerton from Salem (S.D.) and a number images from a family named Howard from the Canistota (S.D.) area. One images was taken by L. V. Bean of Sioux Falls (Dakota Territory). Despite the fact that the majority are unidentified and have little relevance to South Dakota, the photographs were accessioned as a collection.

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0.1 Cubic Feet