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South Dakota Hall of Fame – Photo Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2021-081

Content Description

The collection consists of numerous photographs transferred to the State Archives from the South Dakota Hall of Fame (Chamberlain, S.D.). The majority of photos are cabinet cards of individuals, families and scenes from the Stanley County and Fort Pierre (S.D.) area ca. 1890s-1920s. Some of the photos in the collection were used in the South Dakota Hall of Fame publication, “Dakota West.” A folder list is provided below. Individuals and families in the collection include Bert Hall, Roy Norman, Edith Norman, Dr. Walsh, Dr. Richard Morrisey, Mary Hughes, Frank Peck, Tom Phillip, Matilda Jewel Gage, Dick Kneip, Fred Fruh, Louis LaPlant, Gaylord Sumner, Strain Family, Margaret Strain, Andy Ricketts, Ricketts Family, George Philip, Esther Mathieson, W.W. Hollenbeck, Hayes Family, Arthur Bentley, Brett Douglas, W.S. Peck, King Taylor, Bob Hall, Anton Fischer, Mrs. John Hayes, Charles Robertson, Girtie Robertson, Powell Family, Frank Edison, Charles Waldron, Carson Williams, Volek Family and Tom Berry. Photographers include Bell Studio—Photo Studio (Rapid City, S.D.), P. H. Kellogg—Photo Studio (Rochford, N.Y./Fort Pierre S.D.), E. H. Webber—Photo Studio (Pierre, S.D.), Christensen—Photo Studio (Pierre, S.D.), R. L. Kelly—Photo Studio (Pierre, S.D.), J. N. Templeman—Photo Studio (Miller, D.T.), O.S. Leeland—Photo Studio (Pierre, S.D.), Stephen Egan—Photo Studio (Watertown, S.D.), W. J. Hollins—Photo Studio (Rapid City, S.D.)

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply



  • ca. 1880s to 1970s
  • 1929
  • 1935



1.75 Cubic Feet


10254A Misc. photographs/negatives used in South Dakota Hall of Fame publication, “Dakota West,” ca. 1970s. F1: Ranches/Ranchers, Grain Elevators, University of South Dakota band 1895, Historical Markers, Fort Pierre (S.D.), Grain bins, drawings, Bert Hall, Roy and Edith Norman, Pierre Polo Team, Horseracing, Cowboy picnic, ca. 1970s. F2: Historical Markers, Barbed Wire, Sitting Bull Monument, Blizzards, Cowboys, Rodeo scenes, Bert Hall Monument, ca. 1970s. F3: Oahe Dam (Pierre, S.D.), The Dells (Dell Rapids, S.D.), Matilda Jewel Gage, Log Homesteads, Horseback riding/horses, Badlands, Farm scenes, ca. 1970s. F4: Trail rides (color), photos of art exhibits, Cowboys, serving food, ca. 1970s 10254B F1: “Up with People” F2: Pollock Woodman Rodeo, 1929 leaflet F3: Tin Cup camp at Bad River, 1904 – P. H. Kellogg photograph F4: George Philip photos F5: Mathieson, Esther (Esther’s daughter) and Don photographs F6: Hollenbeck, Mr. and Mrs. W.W. – Cedar Hill Cemetery F7: Strain children F8: Locke Hotel (Pierre, S.D.)/ Marion’s Island (Pierre, S.D.) F9: Misc. Cabinet Cards, R.L. Kelly, Highmore (S.D.), People F10: Andy Ricketts photographs F11: Misc. cabinet cards F12: Misc. cabinet cards F13: Postcards: Grindstone (S.D.), Midland (S.D.), Philip (S.D.), Elbon (S.D.), Stamford (S.D.); World War, 1914-1918—Soldier Uniforms F14: Misc. photos F15: Andy Ricketts meat market, Fort Pierre, SD. F16: Fort Pierre (S.D.) images F17: Baby shower photo, with names, 1909 F18: South Dakota Hall of Fame, Vol. 4 #3, 1978 photos FB 747 Dick Kneip’s, People to People Campaign for Governor motorhome, ca. 1970s Ward Academy (Academy, S.D.), students, teachers and buildings, 1927 (students listed) Deer harvested and hanging from trees, men around campfire Unknown location, three rows of students, dressed up (list provided) Harry Hopkins Road Ranch (west of Fort Pierre, S.D.), view of buildings Fort Pierre street views, ca. 1900s (2) by P. H. Kellogg, photographer Wagon train to Cheyenne Agency, ca. 1900s, P. H. Kellogg, photographer Group of men on street in Fort Pierre, ca. 1900s, P. H. Kellogg, photographer Walsh children photograph, W. J. Hollins—Photo Studio (Rapid City, S.D.), ca. 1920s Portraits: Dr. Walsh, Dr. Richard Morrisey, Mary Hughes Frank Peck and Orchestra, six musicians, ca. 1890s Birds eye view of Fort Pierre/Pierre, (three parts) ca. 1900s, P. H. Kellogg, photographer Misc. picks of people from 1970s Tom Phillip, 1989 photo print of artwork, large group of Native Americans, on horses on the prairie MD 73 Panoramic Photo (9 x 40 inches), “American National Livestock Association, 38th Annual Convention, Rapid City, S.D., January 12, 1935” Bell Photograph, with Governor Tom Berry among a large group of livestock producers in downtown Rapid City. A partial list of names is on the back of the photograph.