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.
Irrigation projects -- South Dakota; Irrigation -- South Dakota; Missouri River Basin Project; Holum, Kenneth; ; McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922- ; South Dakota Reclamation and Water Development Association; South Dakota Irrigators...
A two day meeting held to discuss the Oahe Irrigation project. Senator George McGovern and Kenneth Holum, Assistant Secretary of Interior for Power and Water, to speak.
South Dakota State Library; South Dakota State Library Commission; Kneip, Richard F. (Richard Francis), 1933-1987; Anderson, Herschel V. (Herschel Vincent); Kocourek, Mrs. Frank; Mikelson, Senator Grace; Colby, Jane; Peterson, Rachel; Paulson,...
Ground breaking ceremonies were held in Pierre on August 19 for the new state library building.
Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- History; Black Hills Pioneer Society (S.D.); Tallent, Annie D.; Ayres, Albro; Nowlin, Charles; Weston, Rev. Henry; Russell, Capt. Tom; Soldat, Katherine
“Pioneer Sunday” in the Black Hills was observed with a brief ceremony at the Annie Tallent Memorial. Other observances were held throughout the day at other locations by the Black Hills Pioneer Society.
Badlands South Dakota; Tourism -- South Dakota; South Dakota -- History; Vanishing Trails expeditions (S.D.); Native American culture; Ghost dance -- South Dakota -- 1890
The third annual Vanishing Trails Expedition auto caravan, consisting of 150 cars and over twice that many people, made the trip to the Pine Ridge Reservation to see where the Sioux held their Ghost Shirt dances. Henry Weasel and John Plenty Wolf...
South Dakota State Library; Kneip, Richard F. (Richard Francis), 1933-1987; Anderson, Herschel V. (Herschel Vincent); Kocourek, Mrs. Ardeth; Welfl Construction Co.; Building construction -- United States -- South Dakota -- Pierre -- 1970-1980
Photo of the official groundbreaking ceremony for the new South Dakota State Library.