The D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery & Archives

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The Spearfish facility brought both trout and tourists to the Black Hills.

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Thomas L. Fawick and the Fawick Flyer

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America's first four-door automobile was built in Sioux Falls.

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Deadwood's "Days of '76" Parade and Rodeo - TV Special

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A 30-minute SDPB documentary about an annual community celebration going strong since 1924.

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Mount Rushmore Models - 1927-1941

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Sculptor Gutzon Borglum's original plans for Mount Rushmore were very different from the finished carving.

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Seth Bullock - 1849-1919

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Seth Bullock was perhaps the most influential man of his time in the Black Hills and western South Dakota.

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Wild Bill Hickok in Deadwood

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In Deadwood, Wild Bill is probably better known for being dead than alive. Hickok lived there for only a month but his grave has been a local tourist attraction for decades.

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Wind Cave Exploration

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Spelunkers have been exploring and mapping Wind Cave's passages and chambers since the 1880s.

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Building the Belle Fourche (Orman) Dam - 1903-1907

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Now known as Belle Fourche Dam, it was once the largest earthen dam in the world.

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Spearfish Main Street - 1913

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Looking north from Hudson Street

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Building Oahe Dam - Part Two

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Film from the 1950s shows construction of massive control structures and other features of one of the world's largest dams.

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Building Oahe Dam - 1948-1959

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Film shot for the Army Corps of Engineers shows the construction process and final closure of the dam.

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Mount Rushmore Carvers

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Film clips from 1927 - 1941. Rushmore worker interviews from 1992.

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Custer State Park Staff - 1950s

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Silent film shows Custer State Park staff at work and posing for a group picture.

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Crescent Creamery - Sioux Falls, 1928

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Silent film shows how milk was processed in the 1920's.

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Television Special: The Historical Footprints Collection

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A 30-minute SDPB TV documentary featuring clips from historical South Dakota films shot between 1913 - 1962.

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"Personalities with Chuck Anderson"

Vintage radio interviews with well known and not so well known South Dakotans.

Personalities: Gladys Pyle - A Woman of "Firsts" in Politics and Government

Gladys Pyle was the first woman elected to the S.D. House, the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate, and the first...

Remembering South Dakota Native Hubert Humphrey

Hubert H. Humphrey was one of the most prominent politicians and policy-makers in the United States from the mid...

Personalities: Col. Chuck "Sam" Gemar - South Dakota Astronaut

Chuck Gemar was born in Yankton and graduated from Scotland high school in 1973. He was accepted into the United...

Personalities: Jim McKinney, Fmr. SDSU Band Director

Jim McKinney came to South Dakota State University in 1975 and was SDSU's band director from 1983 until his...

Personalities: A Pearl Harbor Survivor's Story

Charles "Chuck" Isakson (1917-1997), a Webster native and longtime Huron resident, was among some 50 South Dakotans...

Personalities: Joe Foss

Radio host Chuck Anderson traveled to Joe Foss's Scottsdale, Arizona home in 1996 for an interview with one of the...

Personalities: Amy Burnett

Amy Burnett is one of the best South Dakota basketball players ever. Burnett grew up in Huron and led Huron High to...

Personalities: George Hall, Creator and Collector of South Dakota History

While many bookworms spend their time cocooned in public libraries and bookstores searching for the next great story,...