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Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Gold Recovery at Homestake Mine: 1936 - 2002

Images of the Past

Gold Recovery at Homestake Mine: 1936 - 2002

Film and video shot over the years shows changes in gold recovery methods at Homestake.

Gold Recovery at Homestake Mine: 1936 - 2002

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Seth Bullock - 1849-1919

Images of the Past

Seth Bullock - 1849-1919

Seth Bullock

Seth Bullock - 1849-1919

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Building Orman Dam - 1907

Images of the Past

Building Orman Dam - 1907

How an earthen dam nearly a mile long was built with just horse and steam power.

Building Orman Dam - 1907

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Building Oahe Dam

Images of the Past

Building Oahe Dam

Film shot between 1948 and 1959 shows the monumental challenge of damming the Missouri.

Building Oahe Dam

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Spearfish Main Street - 1913

Images of the Past

Spearfish Main Street - 1913

A view of Spearfish, South Dakota, Main Street in 1913

Spearfish Main Street - 1913

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Building Oahe Dam - Part Two

Images of the Past

Building Oahe Dam - Part Two

Film from the 1950s shows construction of flood tunnels, power house, and other structures

Building Oahe Dam - Part Two

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Mount Rushmore Carvers

Images of the Past

Mount Rushmore Carvers

Film clips from Mt. Rushmore carving, 1927 - 1941. Surviving worker interviews from 1992.

Mount Rushmore Carvers

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Custer State Park - 1950s

Images of the Past

Custer State Park - 1950s

Silent film shows staff at work and posing for a group photo.

Custer State Park - 1950s

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Sioux Falls' Crescent Creamery - 1928

Images of the Past

Sioux Falls' Crescent Creamery - 1928

Silent film shows the various steps in milk processing as it was done in the 1920's.

Sioux Falls' Crescent Creamery - 1928

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past The Charles Nolin Monument and Film - Sturgis, 1932

Images of the Past

The Charles Nolin Monument and Film - Sturgis, 1932

A 1932 film re-enactment of the 1876 murder of a mail carrier on the Deadwood Trail.

The Charles Nolin Monument and Film - Sturgis, 1932

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Dwight Eisenhower at Mount Rushmore - June 11, 1953

Images of the Past

Dwight Eisenhower at Mount Rushmore - June 11, 1953

President Dwight Eisenhower addressed the South Dakota Young Republicans League

Dwight Eisenhower at Mount Rushmore - June 11, 1953

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past JFK in Pierre, SD - 1962

Images of the Past

JFK in Pierre, SD - 1962

President John F. Kennedy visited Pierre, South Dakota, on August 17, 1962.

JFK in Pierre, SD - 1962

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past FDR at Mount Rushmore - 1936

Images of the Past

FDR at Mount Rushmore - 1936

President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the dedication of the Jefferson sculpture, 1936.

FDR at Mount Rushmore - 1936

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Calvin Coolidge at Mount Rushmore - 1927

Images of the Past

Calvin Coolidge at Mount Rushmore - 1927

President Calvin Coolidge rode a horse to the 1927 Mount Rushmore site dedication.

Calvin Coolidge at Mount Rushmore - 1927

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Spearfish Air Show ca. 1938

Images of the Past

Spearfish Air Show ca. 1938

Film probably shot in 1938 shows a variety of aircraft in flight and on the ground.

Spearfish Air Show ca. 1938

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past 1913 Aircraft Landing in Spearfish

Images of the Past

1913 Aircraft Landing in Spearfish

Film from 1913 shows an airplane of the time landing at the fairgrounds.

1913 Aircraft Landing in Spearfish

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Trick Rider Mattie Goff at the 1927 Faith, SD Rodeo

Images of the Past

Trick Rider Mattie Goff at the 1927 Faith, SD Rodeo

Mattie Goff, cowgirl and trick rider at the 1927 Faith, SD Rodeo.

Trick Rider Mattie Goff at the 1927 Faith, SD Rodeo

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Faith, SD Fair and Rodeo - 1927, Part Two

Images of the Past

Faith, SD Fair and Rodeo - 1927, Part Two

Film shows cowboys participating in a 1927 rodeo.

Faith, SD Fair and Rodeo - 1927, Part Two

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Faith, SD Fair and Rodeo - 1927, Part One

Images of the Past

Faith, SD Fair and Rodeo - 1927, Part One

The heyday of a long-time South Dakota town festival.

Faith, SD Fair and Rodeo - 1927, Part One

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Discovery of the Hot Springs Mammoth Site-1974-Dan Hanson

Images of the Past

Discovery of the Hot Springs Mammoth Site-1974-Dan Hanson

The son of the man who discovered some old bones was in the right place at the right time.

Discovery of the Hot Springs Mammoth Site-1974-Dan Hanson

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Hot Springs Mammoth Site-1974-George Hanson

Images of the Past

Hot Springs Mammoth Site-1974-George Hanson

The man who discovered the first bones at the Hot Springs Mammoth Site describes the find.

Hot Springs Mammoth Site-1974-George Hanson

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Hot Springs Mammoth Site-1974-Dr. Larry Agenbroad

Images of the Past

Hot Springs Mammoth Site-1974-Dr. Larry Agenbroad

Paleontologist Dr. Larry Agenbroad describes early work at the Mammoth Site.

Hot Springs Mammoth Site-1974-Dr. Larry Agenbroad

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Terry Peak - 1949

Images of the Past

Terry Peak - 1949

A 1949 film shows skiers on Terry Peak in South Dakota's northern Black Hills.

Terry Peak - 1949

Video thumbnail: Images of the Past Sioux Falls Schools - 1928

Images of the Past

Sioux Falls Schools - 1928

Film shows students and buildings at Washington High, Augustana, and Columbus College

Sioux Falls Schools - 1928