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Michael Ehrmann – South Dakota Postcard Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2020-001

Content Description

The collection consists of over 1000 postcards collected and donated by Michael Ehrmann. The South Dakota postcards date from the 1980s to 2000s with some images being reprints of older images. The collection is organized by major tourist attractions and by county. Topics in the collection include general South Dakota postcards, Pasque flower, pheasants, buffalo, antelope, prairie dogs, Native American historical views, Falls Park (Sioux Falls, S.D.), University of South Dakota (Vermillion, S.D.), Great Plains Zoo (Sioux Falls, S.D.), Corn Palace (Mitchell, S.D.), Big Bend Dam, South Dakota State Capitol (Pierre, S.D.), Flaming Fountain (Pierre, S.D.), Oahe Dam, Badlands Petrified Garden (Kadoka, S.D.), Prairie Homestead Historic Site (Interior, S.D.), Badlands National Park, Wall Drug (Wall, S.D.), general Black Hills postcards, George S. Mickelson Trail, Bear Country U.S.A., Mount Rushmore, Harney Peak, 1880 Train, Iron Mountain Road, Pigtail Bridges, Custer State Park, Needles Highway, Sylvan Lake, Crazy Horse Monument, Mammoth Site (Hot Springs, S.D.), Spearfish Canyon, Bear Butte, Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Al’s Oasis (Oacoma, S.D.) and 1880 Town (Murdo, S.D.). Town views include Yankton, Mitchell, Chamberlain, Wall, Rapid City, Keystone, Hill City, Hot Springs, Deadwood, Lead, Spearfish, Sturgis and Belle Fourche. A few oversized postcards also accompany the collection.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1980s-2000s


0.5 Cubic Feet

1084 Photographic Prints