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South Dakota High School Basketball Tournament Programs, 1960s-1980s

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2020-037

Content Description

The collection consists of numerous South Dakota High School Boys Basketball State Tournament programs and other South Dakota basketball related publications ranging in date from the 1950s to the 1990s with the majority of the items dating from the 1970s to 1980s. The state tournament programs, depending on date, are broken down into classes B, A, and AA. The programs include a tournament bracket as well as basketball team rosters and photograph of those teams that participated in the tournament. There are also a few High School Girls Basketball Tournament programs dating to the 1980s. The tournaments and programs were created by the South Dakota High School Activities Association and its predecessors. The programs also feature a large number of business and college advertisements from across the state of South Dakota. In addition, the collection features other items dating to the early 1980s including programs from the Freeman Classic, “Program of Memories” historical programs with information on past state tournament winners, as well as “Hanson and Anderson Basketball Preview” magazines and a few other miscellaneous programs. The collection also includes a (22 x 24 inch) seating map of the Sioux Falls Arena (Sioux Falls, S.D.) dating to the 1970s.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1950s to 1990s
  • Majority of material found within ca. 1970s to 1980s



1.0 Cubic Feet