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SD Postcard Collection – Tourism, ca. 1960s-1970s

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2022-007

Content Description

The collection consists of postcards from South Dakota, generally dating from the 1950s to 1970s, most of which concern some aspect of tourism in the state. General topics include tourism, hotels/motels and restaurants/cafes. Postcards include the Ortman Hotel/Clinic (Canistota, S.D.), Wonderland Cave (Sturgis, S.D.), scenes in the Badlands, Mount Rushmore National Memorial (S.D.), Crazy Horse Monument (S.D.), Sylvan Lake, the Needles Highway, Tone Motel (Elk Point, S.D.), River View Luxury Motel (Aberdeen, S.D.), Smith’s Motel (Sioux Falls, S.D.), Melcher’s Motel (Chamberlain, S.D.), Starlite Motel (Sturgis, S.D.), Frontier Museum (Sylvan Lake, S.D.), Town ‘N Country Café (Sioux Falls, S.D.), the 1977 Corn Palace (S.D.), Stewarts School of Hairstyling (Sioux Falls, S.D.), and a copper postcard showing an emaciated wolf with the phrase, “It’s Been A Great Year,” copyrighted to a Lemmon artist whose signature is eligible on the postcard.

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