Rails, Trails, and Roads of the Black Hills

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A 30-minute documentary about how transportation has evolved in the Black Hills and surrounding area.

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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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Wall Drug

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How a struggling small-town pharmacy became world famous.

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The Palace Plunge & Evans Plunge, Hot Springs

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Naturally warmed water in and around Hot Springs has attracted health-conscious visitors since the 1880s.

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The Historic Homestake Opera House - Lead

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A 1914 opera house/theater is still a hub of community activity in Lead.

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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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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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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: How the Volga Germans Came to America

The Dakotas are a product of Native American and northern European cultures. With a deeper look, one can see the...

Personalities: Baxter Black

The nation knows his tongue-in-cheek performances on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson. People from the heartland...

Personalities: Roy and Lucille Fitz Pt. II

In this continuation of the story of Roy and Lucille Fitz, the De Smet couple discusses the reality of the...

Personalities: Roy and Lucille Fitz, Part 1

Sadly, we're losing senior South Dakotans able to share first-hand remembrances of what life was like here in the...

Personalities: Huron Native Candace Hilligoss on Her 1962 Cult Film Classic, "Carnival of Souls"

Candace Hilligoss grew up in Huron during the 1940s and 1950s and graduated from Huron high school. After three...