The discovery that led to the gold mining industry in the Black Hills changed everything and re-shaped the culture of the entire region.
Most people have at least a few old photos but for some, collecting historical images is a passion.
The wife of Seth Bullock brought a degree of sophistication and a sense of civic pride to early Deadwood.
Deadwood's unofficial mascot of the 1950s gained fame and a long-lived South Dakota legacy.
A tower atop Mount Roosevelt near Deadwood memorializes the great friendship between Seth Bullock and Teddy Roosevelt.
A long-running trade show that began during the Great Depression established Deadwood as an attractive destination for business events, conferences, and meetings.
Homestake gold mine managers responded to a 1909 labor dispute by shutting down the mine for nearly two months.
Wagon freighter, State Senator, Rancher... Jack Hale accomplished a lot in the early days of Black Hills settlement.
The Girl Scouts have been active in the Black Hills since 1917.
Seth Bullock led a cadre of cowboys rode in Teddy Roosevelt's Inaugural Parade. The were the stars of the show and every man had a unique story.
On her own in early Deadwood, even a reputable woman could be targeted by nefarious entrepreneurs.
A look at guns in the history and culture of South Dakota
Nell Perrigoue was an active and accomplished Deadwood leader for many years.
How a Deadwood lawyer became a successful rancher, succeeding where many others had failed.
Dr. Frank Howe served the Deadwood community for nearly 60 years.