Black Hills Knowledge Netowork

Civic Life & History (3)

President Calvin Coolidge chose to spend the summer in the Black Hills during a pivotal year in the history of the United States and South Dakota. Against the backdrop of the roaring twenties on Wall Street, a farm crisis brewed in the Midwest with bank failures that foreshadowed the Great…

Historical Photos & Documents

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Online collections of pictures tell the history of our area and allow the viewer to experience the past. These collections are from many sources, including the Digital Library of South Dakota and the Library of Congress among others.   Black Hills Knowledge Network Digital Archives The Black Hills Knowledge Network…
  With one of the most famous pieces of sculpture in the world, it's not surprising that the arts play an important part in the culture of the Black Hills. Despite its size, Mount Rushmore reflects only the granite high-point of an energetic and dynamic arts scene that includes muscians,…

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