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Images of the Past
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.
S1 Ep33 | 7m 24s
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Trick Rider Mattie Goff at the 1927 Faith, SD Rodeo
Mattie Goff, cowgirl and trick rider at the 1927 Faith, SD Rodeo.
S1 Ep32 | 2m 14s
Seth Bullock - 1849-1919
S1 Ep31 | 1m 53s
Building Orman Dam - 1907
How an earthen dam nearly a mile long was built with just horse and steam power.
S1 Ep30 | 1m 14s
Sioux Falls' Crescent Creamery - 1928
Silent film shows the various steps in milk processing as it was done in the 1920's.
S1 Ep29 | 7m 33s
Spearfish Main Street - 1913
A view of Spearfish, South Dakota, Main Street in 1913
S1 Ep28 | 2m 7s
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.
S1 Ep27 | 9m 53s
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.
S1 Ep26 | 1m 42s
Dwight Eisenhower at Mount Rushmore - June 11, 1953
President Dwight Eisenhower addressed the South Dakota Young Republicans League
S1 Ep25 | 2m 37s
Calvin Coolidge at Mount Rushmore - 1927
President Calvin Coolidge rode a horse to the 1927 Mount Rushmore site dedication.
S1 Ep24 | 1m 4s
JFK in Pierre, SD - 1962
President John F. Kennedy visited Pierre, South Dakota, on August 17, 1962.
S1 Ep23 | 1m 47s
Mount Rushmore Carvers
Film clips from Mt. Rushmore carving, 1927 - 1941. Surviving worker interviews from 1992.
S1 Ep22 | 5m 46s
Custer State Park - 1950s
Silent film shows staff at work and posing for a group photo.
S1 Ep21 | 3m 39s
FDR at Mount Rushmore - 1936
President Franklin D. Roosevelt at the dedication of the Jefferson sculpture, 1936.
S1 Ep20 | 2m 56s
Building Oahe Dam - Part Two
Film from the 1950s shows construction of flood tunnels, power house, and other structures
S1 Ep19 | 2m
Building Oahe Dam
Film shot between 1948 and 1959 shows the monumental challenge of damming the Missouri.
S1 Ep18 | 2m 3s
Various scenes from Spearfish as it was in 1913
S1 Ep17 | 12m 43s
Spearfish Air Show ca. 1938
Film probably shot in 1938 shows a variety of aircraft in flight and on the ground.
S1 Ep16 | 7m 22s
Faith, SD Fair and Rodeo - 1927, Part Two
Film shows cowboys participating in a 1927 rodeo.
S1 Ep15 | 3m 5s
Faith, SD Fair and Rodeo - 1927, Part One
The heyday of a long-time South Dakota town festival.
S1 Ep14 | 3m 57s
Sioux Falls Schools - 1928
Film shows students and buildings at Washington High, Augustana, and Columbus College
S1 Ep13 | 3m 8s
Lead's Open Cut
The original site of the old Homestake Gold Mine is a Lead, South Dakota landmark.
Black Hills State Homecoming - 1954
Homecoming at Black Hills State College - now BHSU
S1 Ep11 | 1m 31s
Hot Springs Mammoth Site-1974-George Hanson
The man who discovered the first bones at the Hot Springs Mammoth Site describes the find.
S1 Ep10 | 2m 33s