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Laura (Koenig) Post Collection

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2007-060

Content Description

The collection consists of one scrapbook of images taken by Laura (Koenig) Post in June of 1942. The scrapbook contains images of Black Hills vacation spots and the Black Hills Ordinance Depot. Captions of images found in the scrapbook include: Provo to Edgemont Road, Hot Springs Country Club, Red Canyon Hike, Face Rock, Custer State Park, Lake Doran, Cathedral Spires, Mt. Rushmore, Sylvan Lake, Wind Cave Park, Game Lodge Zoo, Badlands National Monument, Wall Drug Store, and Dinosaur Park. The leather cover of the scrapbook reads “Snap Shots” with a painted image of Mt. Rushmore on the cover. Images of the Black Hills Ordinance Depot are also included: the Bosses – Doc Burger, Bill Foss, Roy King, J. W. Terteling, construction of Igloo’s, Ordinance Depot Completion, interior of workers homes. Specific Edgemont, SD images include: Trailer Camp, City Hall & Fire Station, Great Western Hotel, and Petrified Tree & Fountain. There are also 5 color linen postcards which accompanied the scrapbook. They will be placed in Box 8535C and include: Hairpin Curve, Needles Highway, Custer, S.D./ Typical Formation, Badland Nat’l Monument, S.D./ Sylvan Lake, Custer State Park, Black Hills, So. Dak./State Game Lodge, Black Hills, S.D./ Entrance to Wind Cave, Black Hills, S.D.

Acquisition Type

Gift

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • June 1942

Creator

Extent

0.2 Cubic Feet