South Dakota State Library; South Dakota State Library Commission; South Dakota Federation of Women’s Clubs; Mackay, Mercedes B. (Mercedes Belle) 1904-1987; Reecy, Mrs. Lester; Luce, Helen; Janecek, Kilbourn L.
The article discusses the fiftieth anniversary of the South Dakota State Library including historical background.
Oahe Dam (S.D.); Missouri River Basin Project (U.S.); Dams – South Dakota; Case, Francis H. (Francis Higbee), 1896-1962; Big Bend Dam (S.D.)
The highlight of 1958 will be the closure of the Oahe Dam. Work will also get started on the intake structures at the power tunnels. The article also discusses the water use issues between power users and navigation interests.
South Dakota State Library; South Dakota Library Commission; MacKay, Mercedes B. (Mercedes Belle), 1904-1987; United States. Library Services and Construction Act; Libraries – South Dakota; Bookmobiles – South Dakota
The article describes how the state hopes to establish the State Library as a central unit for classifying and cataloging books for South Dakota libraries. The State Library would also control a system of branch libraries which would use...
South Dakota State Library; South Dakota State Library Commission; General Federation of Women’s Clubs of South Dakota; South Dakota. Governor (1955-1959: Foss); Darling, Dorette; Reecy, Mrs. Lester; Tillman, Mrs. Harold
South Dakota women’s groups are hoping to get a $750,000 appropriation for a new state library building. The article also describes the lack of space in the 1957 State Library.
Full page article with photos of the intake structures, the outlet works (stilling basin), the east embankment and the completion of the mining of tunnel number two. Paper very fragile, not able to scan. Available for viewing or copy at the South...
The article gives a brief description of the history of the South Dakota State Library. The services provided by the Library are also discussed along with the request for a new building. Included are pictures of the library in 1966.
South Dakota State Library; South Dakota. Legislature. Joint Appropriations Committee; South Dakota. Legislature. Senate. State Affairs Committee; Mackay, Mercedes B. (Mercedes Belle), 1904-1987; Wollman, Harvey; Barnes, Richard; Decker, Henry;...
The article discusses the funding of the State Library for fiscal year 1974.