David J. Law Papers

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David J. Law Papers


  • 1985 (Creation)


0.42 linear feet [1 document case, long]

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David J. Law grew up in Gary, South Dakota graduated from South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota in 1966. He began his schooling as geography major, that turned into a high school basketball coach and ultimately a speech major which later morphed into journalism and broadcasting. Law was a news director at KWAT in Watertown, South Dakota.

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This collection is composed of correspondence, newspaper clippings, press releases, and audiovisual material related to the farm crisis in 1985.

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This collection is open to researchers without restrictions. The materials in the Archives do not circulate and may be used in-house only.
Researchers conducting extensive research are asked to make an advance appointment to access archival material. Please call or e-mail prior to visiting the collection and indicate as much detail as possible about a particular topic and intended use.

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Fair - wrinkled, audio unwound a bit

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South Dakota State University supports access to the materials, published and unpublished, in its collections. Nonetheless, access to some items may be restricted as a result of their fragile condition or by contractual agreements with donors.

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