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Fort Randall Dam (S.D.)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

Agriculture and Grazing Lease Agreements, 1955 - 1976

Identifier: ACC 82-278:
Scope and Contents Contains leases and related correspondence for agreements made between the Department of Game, Fish, and Parks and private individuals for the use of state and federal-owned lands for farming and livestock grazing between 1955 and 1976. Information provided in the leases may include the date of the lease, name and town of the lessee, inclusive dates for the lease period, name of the area and county where the property is located, legal description of the property, rental to be paid by the...
Dates: 1955 - 1976

Black Hills Passion Play—Photographs, SD Postcards

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2018-058
Dates: ca. 1960s; ca. 1930s-1960s

Dams and Becker-Hansen Building Photographs, Undated

 File — Drawer 116
Identifier: ACC 2016-096:
Scope and Contents

This series contains four large matted photographs of South Dakota Dams and the Becker-Hansen Building. The dams depicted are Ft. Randall Dam, Gavins Point Dam, and Big Bend Dam. The Dam photographs are in color and appear to be aerial photographs. The fourth picture is a black and white photograph of the Becker-Hansen building, taken presumably from a sidewalk on the side of the building facing the water. The building appears to read South Dakota Commission of Highways.

Dates: Undated

Dorothy Prather Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2007-095
Dates: ca. 1960s-1970s

Fisheries & Missouri River Impoundment Files (RESTRICTED), 1949 - 1964

 Series — Box 9855
Identifier: ACC 92-031
Scope and Contents This series contains fisheries and Missouri River impoundments files, created by and for the Department of Game, Fish and Parks, with files ranging from 1949 to 1964, mainly regarding construction, fishing, and development of the Oahe, Big Bend, Ft. Randall and Gavins Point Dams and Reservoirs. These files consists of reports, maps, correspondence, memorandum, statistics and population studies by the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks, and federal organizations like the U.S....
Dates: 1949 - 1964

Joseph Elrod Collection – Waterfowl/Missouri River, ca. 1960s

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2020-038
Dates: ca. 1960s-1970s; Majority of material found within 1966-1972

Marialyce (Tyler) Abbott Dorward Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Box 03648 D
Identifier: H2012-002
Dates: ca. 1950s

Reservoir Environmental Effects Reports, 1946 - 1972

 Series — Box 3005
Scope and Contents

Reports regarding work by the Bureau of Reclamation and the Army Corps of Engineers in South Dakota, North Dakota, Wyoming, Minnesota and Iowa. Files include budgets, correspondence, preliminary and final reports.

Dates: 1946 - 1972

Roy Smit Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2006-061
Dates: ca. 1950s

Ruth Nash Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2009-008
Dates: 1950s-1960s

SD Postcard Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Box 8535 B
Identifier: H2003-041
Dates: CA. 1900s-1910s, 1950

SD Postcard Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2004-006
Dates: ca. 1940s-1960s

South Dakota Dam Photographs, ca. 1950s/1960s

 Unprocessed Material — Box 09037 C
Identifier: H2019-044
Dates: ca. 1920s; ca. 1950s-1960s

White Swan (St. Philip's) Cemetery Files, 2000-2002, 2007

 Series — Box 2356
Identifier: ACC 2017-001:
Scope and Contents In 1950, federal officials condemned a stretch of land along the Missouri River to build Fort Randall Dam. As part of the condemnation proceedings, they agreed to relocate 428 graves in the cemetery of St. Philip’s Episcopal Church (also known as the White Swan Cemetery). Despite this, many bodies were never moved, and bones began surfacing in the 1960s. In 1999, low water levels led to exposed grave sites and scatter remains along the shoreline of Lake Francis Case. This led to several...
Dates: 2000-2002, 2007

William T. Cundiff Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: H2015-046
Dates: ca. 1900s-1930s