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Irene Cordts Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2008-046

Content Description

The collection consists of photographs taken by Irene Cordts. The collection contains color photographs, mostly 4x6s, taken by Irene throughout South Dakota. A majority of the images are of Faulk County and date to the 1980s. There are also a number of South Dakota Centennial images from 1989 and a number church photos. The photos are labeled on the back, explaining the image and the date the photo was taken. The photos are listed in the following box locations 8531B and FB 632. Accretion to H2007-034

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • 1980s



0.5 Cubic Feet


8531D Faulkton, SD School Houses Lakes and Roads Centennial Flag Flooded Ditches Farms Oil Well Winter Scenes Cattle Homes Barns Parades Elevators Lake Faulkton Combines Horses Windmills Hoop Dancers Depot Tractors Merry-Go-Round Holdren Hillside Garden – Faulkton Gardens Churches Cemeteries Ethel Roberts Hot Air Balloon Court House Road Work Centennial Wagon Train Corn Palace – 2004 Sioux Falls – Falls Park St. Peter & Paul Church – Pierre Woonsocket – Depot Flooded Rivers Mobridge Art Shot Badlands Redfield, SD Redfield – Depot Ashton, SD James River Milbank, SD – Windmill Milbank – Blue Cloud Abbey Hartford Beach State Park Watertown – Governor Mellette Home Philip, SD Deadwood, SD Crow Lake, SD Mt. Rushmore Black Hills Bear Butte Museum Ft. Meade Lincoln Borglum Museum – Keystone Desmet, SD Old Courthouse Museum – Sioux Falls St. Joseph’s Cathedral – Sioux Falls Pettigrew House Museum Ft. Randall W. H. Over Museum Yankton Bridge Ree Heights, SD “Little Fellow” Cemetery Round Barns Big Stone City – Power Complex Fort Sisseton Sisseton, SD Brown Valley, MN Huron, SD Passion Play Stage Letcher, SD Council Rock Fisher Grove Medicine Knoll Ducheneaux Church Forest City Bridge Yankton, SD Dimock, SD Lead – Open Cut Mine Spearfish Canyon Needles Highway Mt. Rushmore Sturgis, SD Rosebud Reservation Wounded Knee Cemetery Porcupine, SD Scenic, SD 1880 Train, Route, & Crew Hill City, SD Whitlock Crossing Fisher Grove State Park Lower Brule, SD Lake Sharpe Ft. Thompson, SD Sitting Bull Monument Timber Lake, SD Trail City, SD Ridgeview, SD White Horse, SD Chamberlain, SD Wall Drug Spearfish Canyon Harney Peak Sylvan Lake Berlin Wall Llama Farm Eagle Butte – Habitat for Humanity South Dakota Hall of Fame-Ground Breaking Mitchell, SD Bear Butte Lane, SD Wessington, SD FB 632 Powell – Presbyterian Church Wessington Water Tower Zell – Round Barn Ipswich – Elevator Ethel Roberts & Gov. George S. Mickelson Norbeck, SD – Baptist Church Gorman, SD – Elevator Selby, SD – Elevator Cuthbert, SD – Elevators Loomis, SD – Elevator Helicopters Enlargement Photos