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South Dakota/Dakota Territory Photographs/Cabinet Cards, ca. 1880s-1890s

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 09030 A
Identifier: H2020-047

Content Description

The collection consists of ten, sepia tone and mounted, photographs of various South Dakota/Dakota Territory locations, mostly found in the Black Hills, dating to the 1880s to 1890s. Images include an unidentified butte, a birds eye view of the Pine Ridge Agency, the battlefield at Wounded Knee (S.D.), a birds eye view of the Homestake Mine at Lead (D.T.), a line of oxen hauling freight at Hot Springs (S.D.), a birds eye view of Deadwood (D.T.), birds eye view of Minnekata Avenue at Hot Springs (S.D.), a photograph of a train hauling lumber in the Black Hills, the Queen Bee Mill in Sioux Falls (S.D.) and a railway scene through Spearfish Canyon. Photographers or photo studios include W.R. Cross (Hot Springs, S.D.), Northwestern Photographic Company (Chadron, NE), H.R. Locke and C. McBride (Deadwood and Lead, S.D.) and Locke and Peterson (Deadwood, S.D.). **Unidentified butte is Red Butte, Weston County, Wyoming Photograph transferred to Black Hills State University Archives 5/2021

Acquisition Type


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  • ca. 1880s-1890s



0.1 Cubic Feet