Lead - Civic Life & History
Historic Documents and Photographs Available Online
The Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress has hundreds of images of Lead available online, including an extensive collection of photographs by Joseph Elliott taken in 1992 for the Historic American Engineering Record. Library of Congress also provids photographs made by John Gabrill in 1888 and 1889 as well as historic postcards from the early twentieth century produced by the Detroit Publishing Company.
The Denver Public Library has images of Deadwood, Lead and the Homestake Mine from the late 1800s.
Chronicling America, a project sponsored by the Library of Congress, provides full text access to digitized historic newpapers from around the United States. Search historic newspapers from 1836-1922 or use the directory to find information about American newspapers published since 1690. Locate thousands of stories with references to Lead and the Homestake Mine.
Historic photographs and newsletters from Black Hills Power & Light are available on the Black Hills Knowledge Network.