Oahe Dam (S.D.); Missouri River Basin Project; Dams – Missouri River; Rockefeller, Winthrop, 1912-1973; South Dakota. Governor (1955-1959: Foss); South Dakota. Governor (1943-1947: Sharpe); Hammond, Colonel D.G.; United States. Army. Corps of...
15,000 people attended a ceremony celebrating the dam closure. Speakers included Winthrop Rockefeller; Governor Joe Foss, and former Governor M. Q. Sharpe.
Oahe Dam (S.D.); Air Force One (Presidential aircraft); Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963; Secret Service (U.S.)
2 articles from the Pierre Capital Journal - Oahe1962-08-07#1 is about the preparations made for President John F. Kennedy to attend the Oahe Dam dedication ceremonies. In Oahe1962-08-07#2, a journalist tours Air Force One.
Oahe Dam (S.D.); Missouri River Basin Project (U.S.); Dams – South Dakota; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.; Western Contracting Corporation, Sioux City (Ia.); Everist, Hubert H.; Collins, Carl (Rip); Sibert, John W.
A giant earth mover, nicknamed “Eunik”, will be given test runs at the Oahe Dam. Eunik weighs 78 ½ tons and is rated to haul 80 cubic yards of earth.
Oahe Dam (S.D.); Missouri River Basin Project (U.S.) Oahe Unit; Starbird, Alfred D. (Alfred Dodd), 1912-1983
A large chunk of earth has been observed slipping along a natural fault line at the construction area of the Oahe Dam. An area engineer states that it may be the first time such an event has been watched and scientifically recorded.
Oahe Dam (S.D.); Irrigation -- South Dakota; Roesler, Sen. A.D.; South Dakota. Natural Resources Commission; South Dakota. Legislature. Legislative Research Council; Houck, Sen. L.R.; Ferguson, Sen. Frank
A measure was introduced into the South Dakota Senate to halt the Oahe-James irrigation unit appropriations until studies of feasibility and desirability are completed.
Fossils -- South Dakota; Native American culture; Oahe Dam (S.D.); Archaeology -- South Dakota -- History; Sioux Nation -- History.
Archaeologists and historians working with the Smithsonian Institution have completed 3 ½ months of excavating Indian villages just below thh Oahe Dam site. Initial reports indicate that these sites were used from 1300 A.D. to the middle and late...
Closure ceremonies for the Oahe Dam held today (August 3, 1958). 12,000 people attending. Joe Foss, Governor of South Dakota and Winthrop Rockefeller, philanthropist of Little Rock, Arkansas featured speakers.