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MA 019 · Papers · 1862, 1901, 1925-2021, undated

This collection is composed of manuscripts of books and articles written by Sneve, as well as research materials and correspondence from both publishers and fans. General items include materials related to Sneve's career such as speaking engagements and awards, as well as biographical material, journals, and hard cover copies of many of her books.

Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk, 1933-
John E. Miller Papers
UA 053.015 · Papers · 1865-2020

The John E. Miller papers are composed of materials collected by Dr. Miller during his career. Included is course material, interviews, talks, writings, Laura Ingalls Wilder, and friends and colleagues. The bulk of the material is Laura Ingalls Wilder and research for his many other writings.

GENERAL MATERIAL
The general material consists of files related to Dr. Miller’s personal life outside of teaching and writing. He was involved with many organizations, such as the South Dakota Humanities Council, the South Dakota State Historical Society, Phi Kappa Phi, and history conferences, such as the Midwestern History Association and the Dakota History Conference. Included are correspondence, photographs, awards, articles about Miller, SDSU material, and family files.

COURSE MATERIALS.
Dr. Miller taught many courses during his tenure as a faculty member of the History Department at South Dakota State University. Courses include U.S. History, South Dakota history, American economic history, and methods and philosophy of history. After his retirement he taught Osher Lifetime Learning Institute [OLLI] courses on many topics such as the great depression, U.S. president and legislators, and democracy. Included are course notes, exams, and other material related to teaching history.

FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES
This material is composed of material gathered on friends and colleagues. Included is correspondence, articles, clippings, and photographs.

INTERVIEWS.
Dr. Miller conducted many oral history interviews during the course of his career. The recordings include many important historical figures, such as George McGovern and John Wooden, as well as prominent members of the South Dakota State University community, and SDSU faculty, staff, and administrators. His early interviews were recorded on audiocassettes, and eventually upgraded to digital recorders. There are some transcripts and permission forms for these recordings, but not all.
See the audiovisual and electronic media series for the recordings.

TALKS, PRESENTATIONS, ETC.
This series consists of many talks, presentations, and workshops given by Dr. Miller throughout his career. He also served on panels at conferences, including the Dakota History Conference and Laurapalooza. Included are notes used articles, journals, books, and research material.

LAURA INGALLS WILDER
Dr. Miller is one of America's leading authorities on Laura Ingalls Wilder and Rose Wilder Lane, having written many books and articles on the Wilder’s. Material consists of 16 boxes of research on books written by Laura Ingalls Wilder and her daughter, Rose Wilder Lane, the Ingalls-Wilder family, places where Wilder lived, notebooks of handwritten notes, critiques of other authors works on Wilder, articles and clippings on related to Wilder, research gathered from manuscript collections related to Wilder, other authors works, and Dr. Miller’s writings.

WRITINGS
Dr. Miller wrote many articles, books, and reviews during his career. He also wrote book chapters, collaborated with other authors, and encyclopedia entries. He was a very prolific writer and it is difficult to know whether everything he ever wrote is included in the collection. Included are manuscripts, books, articles, book proposals, notes, and correspondence with other authors and publishers.

RESEARCH
The research material is composed of material collected by Dr. Miller for various projects. Researchers will find material on topics such as politics, elections, democracy, U.S. and South Dakota history, sports, small towns, and creativity; and historical figures such as Johnny Carson, Lawrence Welk, Sam Walton, John Wooden, Walt Disney, George McGovern, Karl Mundt, Alvin Hanson and many others too numerous to list. This material was used in his writings and in teaching his courses at SDSU.

Included are 40 boxes of articles and clippings from newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals, books, and online research gathered during his many trips to archives, historical societies and libraries. The material consists of notebooks and handwritten notes, writings, publications, books, and photographs. The majority of the material is photocopies, but some books, magazines, and journals are also included.

The Brookings County research is composed of research gathered by John E. Miller from the Donald D. Parker Collection held at the Center for Western Studies, Augustana College, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Donald D. Parker was Head of the History Department at South Dakota State University from 1943-1965. Folders consist mainly of research on early Brookings County, South Dakota and covers the years from circa 1870-1930.

The Hubert B. Mathews and Hubert Jean Mathieu Hubert B. Mathews attended Dakota Agricultural College in Brookings in 1888 and accepted a position on the college staff in 1893. He became head of the physics Department, and was the first acting dean of the Division of Engineering. He was Vice President at South Dakota State College. H.B. Mathews coordinated much of the building work on the campus during the first half of the 20th century. Mathews Hall, a dormitory on campus, is named in his honor. Professor Mathews served twice as the Mayor of Brookings from 1907-1910 and again from 1915-1917. Hubert Jean Mathieu, son of Hubert B. Mathews, graduated from South Dakota State College in 1919. He then studied painting under Harvey Dunn. He is known for his Our Democracy editorial cartoons that appeared in such magazines as the Saturday Evening Post, Colliers, Ladies Home Journal, McCall’s and Cosmopolitan in the 1940s. He changed the spelling of the family name back to the original French spelling of Mathieu, supposedly for art reasons. He used the name "Mat" as his signature on many of his works.

Because of their relationship as father and son and their similar names, researchers should look at each folder carefully to ensure the correct information is gathered as material for both men is interfiled. Included are drawing of the campus of South Dakota State University by Hubert J. Mathieu as well as several of the Our Democracy editorial cartoons. The notes file was compiled by Dr. Miller and includes a notebook and several homemade note cards. The photograph file consists only of one photocopied page of three photographs of both Hubert B. and Hubert J.

The Brookings County Democratic Party records are composed of material given to John E. Miller by Ruby Mershon. Her father, Paul, was county chairman of the Brookings Democratic Party during the 1950s. Folders contain clippings, campaign material, newsletters, financial material, programs, and sample ballots. Some items of note include an official program and souvenir banner commemorating the visit of President John F. Kennedy to St. Cloud, Minnesota in 1962.

The South Dakota State University: A pictorial history, 1881-2006 research consists mainly of photocopies of clippings, articles, and yearbooks etc. Researchers will find material related to all areas of the history of South Dakota State University, from activities, athletics and administration to buildings, Hobo Day, and alumni, students and faculty.

The Looking for History of Highway 14 series is composed of research gathered by John E. Miller for this book. The book highlights fifteen towns and Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Folders consist of research gathered while compiling chapters for this book and include newspapers, county history books, photographs, and notes by Miller.

AUDIOVISUAL AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA
This series consists of 231 audiocassettes, 10 digital recorders, 17 CDs, 1 DVD, 18 USB flash drives, 24 SD Cards as well as some born digital material.

Miller, John E. 1945-2020
Frank E. Denholm Papers
MA 074 · Papers · 1934-2016

The Frank E. Denholm Papers consist mostly of materials generated during the time he served as the representative to South Dakota’s First Congressional District, from 1971 to 1975. These materials document his work for rural America, particularly his effort to reinstate the Rural Electrification Act and numerous legislation regarding agriculture, rural water, and rural development. Press releases and newspaper clippings about his activities in Congress can be found in the papers. The collection also includes scrapbooks and memorabilia about his campaigns for Congress. In addition, there are several files of correspondence, some of which was with members of Congress and other notable people such as George McGovern and Richard Kneip. The collection includes nearly 1,500 photographs and slides, most of which relate to his campaigns for Congress. There are reel-to-reel audio recordings and video recordings on 2-inch quad video tape that consist of campaign advertisements and his work in Congress. The collection also documents Denholm’s career as a sheriff, auctioneer, F.B.I. agent, and lawyer.

The papers also contain documents relating to Frank Denholm’s wife, Mildred Niehaus Denholm. Mrs. Denholm was born May 9, 1927 to Frank F. and Elizabeth C. (Schuring) Niehaus from Andover, South Dakota. She married Frank Denholm on June 12, 1950 in Webster, South Dakota. She attended Northern State Teachers College in Aberdeen, SD and taught in rural schools. Mrs. Denholm also went to the Aberdeen School of Business, the Strayer Business College in Washington, D.C., and the University of Utah where she studied music. She worked as a medical and legal secretary. Mrs. Denholm actively campaigned for her husband. She was involved in the Congressional Women’s Club while Denholm was in office. Mrs. Denholm passed away August 14, 2014. The collection includes correspondence between Frank and Mildred Denholm and her activities with the Congressional Women’s Club.

MA 012 · Records · 1914-2009

The records are comprised of correspondence, meeting minutes, publications, scrapbooks, photographs, oral history interviews, audio-visual materials, and the records of local unions.

South Dakota Farmers Union
Baker, Elroy
7 · Folder · 2007-05-16
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Elroy Baker, former manager of the Wikota Farmers Union Oil Company.

Whitmyre, Maynard
81 · Folder · 2007-09-26
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Maynard Whitemyre, former field representative and Vice President of the South Dakota Farmers Union.

Wollman, Harvey
83 · Folder · 2007-08-19
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Harvey Wollman, former Associated Milk Producers division manager.

Ullom, Robert
78 · Folder · 2007-06-20
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Robert Ullom, former member of the board of directors of the Farmers Union Oil Company at Flandreau and the Farmers Union Central Exchange.

Cross, Stanley
15 · Folder · 2007-06-19
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Stanley Cross, former Howard Farmers Union Oil Company director

Mathews, Joe
49 · Folder · 2007-06-06
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Joe Matthews, Lake Region Rural Electric Cooperative board member.

Olson, Franklin
56 · Folder · 2007-06-05
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Franklin Olson, former Bristol and Pierpont Farmers Union Oil Company director.

Hagny, Dennis
29 · Folder · 2007-05-17
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Dennis Hagny, former Northern Electric Cooperative Manager and 2006 South Dakota Association of Cooperative Hall of Fame inductee.

Zilverberg, Jim
85 · Folder · 2007-05-12
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Jim Zilverberg, South Dakota native, veteran cartoonist, and former staff member of the Farmers Union Grain Terminal Association, now part of CHS, Inc.

Dodge, Rodney
16 · Folder · 2007-04-13
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Rodney Dodge, former Cenex field representative

Smith, Jack W. and Edna
69 · Folder · 2007-03-31
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Jack Smith, former manager of the Farmers Union Oil Company at Union Center, and Edna Smith, former bookkeeper of the Farmers Union Oil Company at Union Center.

Olson, George
57 · Folder · 2007-03-30
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with George Olson, Winner, South Dakota area cooperative leader.

Symens, Paul
74 · Folder · 2007-03-26
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Paul Symens, Farmers Union Marketing and Processing Association director, former South Dakota Farmers Union board member, and former state Senator.

Rademacher, Robert D.
62 · Folder · 2007-03-16
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Bob Rademacher, Dakota Energy Cooperative manager and 2006 South Dakota Association of Cooperative Hall of Fame inductee.

Dragseth, Gene
17 · Folder · 2007-03-09
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Gene Dragseth, former cooperative manager at Nunda, South Dakota.

Schreurs, Ralph
67 · Folder · 2007-03-08
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Ralph Schreurs, former general manager of Split Rock Telecommunications Cooperative and South Dakota telecommunications pioneer.

Nearhood, Harold
55 · Folder · 2007-03-07
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Harold Nearhood, former board member of the Farmers Union Marketing and Processing Association and Farmers Union insurance agent at Ethan, South Dakota.

Glanzer, Aaron
24 · Folder · 2007-01-11
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Aaron Glanzer, former board member of the Farmers Union Oil Company at Bridgewater, South Dakota and former Cenex regional board member.

Van Walleghan, Merlin
79 · Folder · 2007-01-10
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Merlin Van Walleghan, former member of the board of directors of CHS, Inc., 2007 South Dakota Association of Cooperative Hall of Fame inductee

Bubbers, Grace
10 · Folder · 2006-06-27
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Grace Bubbers, former Corson County and District 6 Farmers Union Education Director.

Cain, Elmo
11 · Folder · 2006-06-28
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Elmo Cain, former manager of the Lemmon Equity Exchange.

Ching, Robert
14 · Folder · 2006-06-20
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Robert Ching, former East River and Electric Power Cooperative director and 2005 South Dakota Association of Cooperative Hall of Fame inductee.

Carlson, Vernon and Ruth Ann
12 · Folder · 2006-11-05
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Ruth Ann Carlson, daughter of South Dakota cooperative pioneer Emil Loriks, and her husband Vernon Carlson.

Barry, Viola
8 · Folder · 2006-03-16
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Viola Barry, former Union Center Farmers Union Oil Company bookkeeper and Farmers Union Education leader.

Parsley, Scott L.
58 · Folder · 2006-12-14
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Scott Parsley, East River Electric Power Cooperative assistant general manager for member services.

Hieb, Joseph
35 · Folder · 2006-11-17
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Joseph Hieb, former Lyman County Cooperative leader and 2000 South Dakota Association of Cooperative Hall of Fame inductee.

Louden, Quentin E.
46 · Folder · 2006-11-16
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Quentin Louden, Rural Electric Cooperative leader and 1995 South Dakota Association of Cooperative Hall of Fame inductee.

Schecher, Leroy D.
66 · Folder · 2006-11-14
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Leroy Schecher, former Grand Electric Cooperative manager, 2007 South Dakota Association of Cooperative Hall of Fame inductee.

Levin, George D.
45 · Folder · 2006-11-13
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with George Levin, former South Dakota Farmers Union board member and Farmer Union Marketing and Processing Association director.

Herriott, Virgil
33 · Folder · 2006-09-09
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Virgil Herriot, former Sioux Valley Empire Electric Association manager.

Tonsager, Dallas
77 · Folder · 2006-08-25
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Dallas Tonsager, Farm Credit Administration board member, former South Dakota Farmers Union president, and former USDA Rural Development Director for South Dakota.

Jones, Eunice L.
39 · Folder · 2006-08-18
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Eunice Jones, former South Dakota Rural Electric Association and South Dakota Association of Cooperative staff member.

Vedvei, Alec
80 · Folder · 2006-08-09
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Alec Vedvei, Kingsbury County Cooperative leader.

Glanzer, Emma
25 · Folder · 2006-08-01
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Emma Glanzer, Huron, South Dakota area Credit Union activist.

Henderson, Darrell
32 · Folder · 2006-06-29
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Darrell Henderson, former Grand Electric and West River Cooperative Telephone manager and 2005 South Dakota Association of Cooperative Hall of Fame inductee.

Swayze, Orris
72 · Folder · 2006-06-21
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Orris Swayze, cooperative activist and alternative fuels supporter.

Stillson, Kenneth
71 · Folder · 2006-06-20
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Kenneth Stillson former manager of the Marshall County Farmers Union Oil Company.

Holter, Julian E. and Verna
37 · Folder · 2006-06-07
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Julian and Verna Holter, Farmers Union and Cooperative activists at Canton, South Dakota.

Sanderson, Cecil
65 · Folder · 2006-05-17
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Cecil Sanderson, former County Agent and rural electric cooperative organizer.

Evenson, Marvin
19 · Folder · 2006-05-04
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Marvin Evenson, former employee of the Farmers Union Livestock Association.

Zingmark, Loren
86 · Folder · 2006-05-03
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Loren Zingmark, former general manager of East River Electric Power Cooperative.

Martin, Robert F.
48 · Folder · 2006-03-15
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Robert Martin, former East River Electric Power Cooperative staff member and Rushmore Electric Cooperative general manager.

Moos, Tyrone
52 · Folder · 2006-03-14
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Tyrone Moos, farmer, rancher, and former Harvest States Cooperatives board member.

Johnson, Robert A.
38 · Folder · 2006-02-22
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Robert Johnson, 2001 South Dakota Association of Cooperative Hall of Fame inductee.

French, Gary
22 · Folder · 2006-01-19
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Gary French, manager of the Sioux Valley Cooperative Oil Company in Watertown, South Dakota.

Artz, Kenneth
6 · Folder · 2006-01-06
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Kenneth Artz, former Aurora County Oil Company Director and South Dakota Farmers Union State Board Member

Gerlach, Ronald
23 · Folder · 2006-01-05
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Ronald Gerlach, manager of the Aurora Cooperative Oil Company in Stickney, South Dakota

Paulsen, Donald
59 · Folder · 2005-10-20
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Donald Paulson, former general manager of Golden West Telephone Cooperative and 2003 South Dakota Association of Cooperative Hall of Fame inductee.

Harwood, Richard
31 · Folder · 2005-10-19
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Richard Harwood, former Union Center Farmers Union Oil Company and South Dakota Farmers Union director.

Sperl, Robert, Sr.
70 · Folder · 2005-10-14
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Robert Sperl, Sr., cooperative and Farmers Union activist in Gregory County.

Quillon, John R.
60 · Folder · 2005-10-13
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with John Quillin, cooperative and Farmers Union activist in Lyman County.

Grebner, Warren
27 · Folder · 2005-08-24
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Warren Grebner, former general manager of the South Dakota Wheat Growers and 1989 South Dakota Association of Cooperative Hall of Fame inductee.

Kloucek, Clement
43 · Folder · 2005-08-17
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Clement Kloucek, South Dakota Hall of Fame member.

Hardy, Le Roy
30 · Folder · 2005-06-30
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with LeRoy Hardy, former South Dakota Farmers Union board member, lobbyist, and field representative.

Hafner, Joan M.
28 · Folder · 2005-06-16
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Joan Hafner, St. John's Farmers Union Local education director.

Severson, Harlan
68 · Folder · 2005-06-16
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Harlan Severson, rural electric pioneer and author of Stepping Forward Boldly, The 25th Anniversary History of East River Electric Power Cooperative published in 1975.

Elliott, Arlene Schley
18 · Folder · 2005-05-18
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Arlene Schley Elliott, former education director board member of the South Dakota Farmers Union.

Radcliffe, Ben
61 · Folder · 2005-05-02
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Ben Radcliffe, South Dakota Farmers Union president emeritus, 1997 South Dakota Association of Cooperative Hall of Fame inductee.

Larson, Loyd B.
44 · Folder · 2005-04-27
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Loyd Larson, Farmers Union Marketing and Processing Association board member and president, South Dakota Farmers Union and Sioux Valley Electric board member.

Testerman, Philip
75 · Folder · 2005-04-13
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Phillip Testerman, farmer, insurance agent, and member of the South Dakota Senate and House of Representatives.

Linda Hall Daschle Papers
DA 11 · Papers · 1962-2004

The Linda Hall Daschle Collection is composed of records created and collected by Linda Daschle during her career in aviation and her husband's career in the U.S. Congress. Included are awards and recognition that she received related to her work for various private and federal aviation associations and offices. Her collection also contains materials such as correspondence, press clips, and audio-visual recordings created during her career in the Federal Aviation Administration. Of note are letters from President Clinton and Vice President Gore, and remarks by Gore at the International Conference on Aviation Safety and Security in 1997.

Collected materials such as correspondence, trip schedules, weekly reports, and clippings from Tom Daschle's political career are included, as well as numerous audio-visual recordings of his speeches, interviews, and other activities. The remainder of the collection is comprised of plans, materials, and clippings of Tom Daschle's campaigns for the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, particularly the races against Clint Roberts and James Abdnor.

Daschle, Linda Hall, 1955-
Goldammer, Ervin
26 · Folder · 2003-11-15
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

South Dakota Farmers Union Communications Director, Chuck Groth, Cooperative Legacy Project interview with Ervin Goldammer, former Mitchell, South Dakota area cooperative leader and member of the South Dakota Farmers Union board of directors.

Marilyn Richardson Papers
UA 053.011 · Papers · 1947-1994

This collection is composed of materials related to dance and the teaching of dance at South Dakota State University. Slides, photographs, videos, posters and scrapbooks document the formal entrance of dance into the university curriculum.

The awards and plaques are composed of various awards and plaques presented to Marilyn Richardson over the years.

The general papers is composed of programs, newsletters, Dance Club material, dance camp and workshop material, concert choreography, and clippings from newspapers and other publications. Also included is the Dance Minor proposal and history at SDSU, information on Nellie G. Kendall, Barbara Kohn, and Terry Larvie, and biographical data of Marilyn Richardson.

The publicity material is composed of posters used for publicity for dance concerts given at SDSU by students, faculty and guest artists and companies. Some of the posters include collages of photographs which may duplicate photographs in the Photographs, Slides and Videocassettes series.

The photographs, slides and video cassettes include images of students and faculty, dance concerts, rehearsals, camps, workshops, the Motion Machine and guest artist and companies. The videos are of concerts, the Motion Machine, student projects, student solos, dance camps, rehearsals, and experimental dance.

The scrapbooks were created for the Dance Club and the Modern Dance Club and include photographs, programs, and clippings.

Richardson, Marilyn (Marilyn W.)
MA012-AV-0079_01 · 1980-05-06
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

Radio program talking about the challenges the agriculture faces. The farm crisis, the decline of farming, and parity and discussed. Ben Radcliffe comments on a Farm Income Farm Credit meeting. Comments from Ben Radcliffe on in come and standard of living for farmers. Women's Action Conference held in Sioux Falls participant shared concerns and ideas with consumers and businessmen and looked at ways for women to become involved politically, cooperatively, and through community organizations to strengthen relationships with agriculture and rural community allies. Comments from Erma Stuart, Jeanie Hetland, and Laurie Daschle about business, farm credit, and involvement in the government process. Theme music for the radio program is heard at the beginning and end of the recording.

MA012-AV-0086_01 · 1980-05-06
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

Speakers at the South Dakota Farmers Women's Conference on the Crisis in Rural America. Laurie Daschle speaks about getting women involved in the political process. Erma Stewart talks about business and farm credit. Elsie Hovey food prices, the Russian embargo, and the railroad tax. Ben Radcliffe speaks about embargos and farm legislation. He also talks about parity and low grain prices. There are moments of silence between speakers.

MA012-AV-0136_01 · circa 1970-1979
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

Allan Burke, South Dakota Farmers Union communications director, announces the upcoming Farmers Union Legislative Action Conference that will be held in Chamberlain, South Dakota. The conference will feature a discussion of state and national issues including tax reform, corporate farming, constitutional revision, probate and transportation. National Farmers Union Legislative Director Reuben Johnson will cover current legislative development and projections in Congress. State Senator Grace Mickelson will address the noon luncheon.

MA012-AV-0138_01 · circa 1970-1979
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

Allan Burke, South Dakota Farmers Union communications director, announces the upcoming Farmers Union Legislative Action Conference that will be held in Watertown, South Dakota. The conference will feature a discussion of state and national issues including tax reform, corporate farming, constitutional revision, probate and transportation. National Farmers Union Legislative Director Reuben Johnson will cover current legislative development and projections in Congress. State Representative Burt Ellingson will address the noon luncheon.

MA012-AV-0157_01 · circa 1970-1979
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

Agriculture in Review news program of current interest to South Dakota farmers and ranchers presented by the South Dakota Farmers Union. Allan Burke talk about the fuel allocations for farmers will not be a priority during this legislative session which may lead to food shortages. The U.S.D.A. is encouraging farmers to try and conserve their fuel as much as possible.

MA012-AV-0137_01 · circa 1970-1979
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

Agriculture in Review news program of current interest to South Dakota farmers and ranchers presented by the South Dakota Farmers Union. Allan Burke announces the upcoming Farmers Union Rural Action Conference in Philip, South Dakota. The conference feature discussions on conglomerate farming, no fault insurance, tax reform, gas tax refund changes and updating the state's probate laws.

MA012-AV-0130_01 · circa 1970-1979
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

National Farmers Union Weekly Radio Report from Washington, D.C. Joe O'Neal reports about the different political figures who argue in favor of farming programs. Includes several audio clips of President of the Farmer's Union Tony Dechant, Texas Congressman Graham Purcell, Secretary of Agriculture Clifford Hardin and Wisconsin Congressman Henry Reuss.

MA012-AV-0135_01 · circa 1970-1979
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

Allan Burke, South Dakota Farmers Union communications director, announces the upcoming Farmers Union Legislative Action Conference that will be held in Redfield, South Dakota. The conference will feature a discussion of state and national issues including tax reform, corporate farming, constitutional revision, probate and transportation. National Farmers Union Legislative Director Reuben Johnson will cover current legislative development and projections in Congress. Senator Harvey Wollman will address the noon luncheon.

MA012-AV-0105_01 · 1977
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

Panel of experts speaking to members of the South Dakota Farmers Union about energy conservation. Panel members are George Peterson of Northwestern Public Service, Lloyd Turnwall, superintendent of Huron Public Schools, John Feldeman of South Dakota State University, and Jim Valeer of the South Dakota Farmer's Home Administration. The recording cuts off in the middle of Jim Valeer speaking and is continued on South Dakota Farmers Union Energy Conservation Panel, Part 2 (MA012-AV-105_02).

MA012-AV-0105_02 · 1977
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

Continuation of South Dakota Farmers Union Energy Conservation Panel, Part 1 (MA012-AV-0105_01). Panel of experts speaking to members of the South Dakota Farmers Union about energy conservation. Panel members are George Peterson of Northwestern Public Service, Lloyd Turnwall, superintendent of Huron Public Schools, John Feldeman of South Dakota State University, and Jim Valeer of the South Dakota Farmer's Home Administration. Recording includes remarks by Dr. J. O. Storry, Dean of Engineering and Dr. Bert Eno, Mechanical Engineering, South Dakota State University speaks about alternative energy. Roger Price and Kurt Johnson of Huron, South Dakota talk about solar energy. A question and answer session follows.

Livestock Cooperatives
MA012-AV-0104_01 · 1977
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

Man named Bob speaks to members of the South Dakota Farmers Union about a livestock marketing cooperative made of members from all farmers organizations. A question and answer session follows.

MA012-AV-0131_01 · 1976
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

National Farmers Union Weekly Radio program reports on the South Dakota Farmers Union report on Ladies Fly-In to Washington, D.C. Mrs. Howie Howard of Mellette, South Dakota is interviewed about issues she will be discussing with congressmen and senators. Topics include the federal state tax reform and full employment and growth act of 1976.

MA012-AV-0131_02 · 1976
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

National Farmers Union Weekly Radio program reports on the South Dakota Farmers Union report on Ladies Fly-In to Washington, D.C. Mrs. Don Tisher of Amherst, South Dakota is interviewed about her visits with congressmen and senators about problems that farmers are facing and helping them to better understand how these things work in the government.

Vivian V. Volstorff Papers
UA 053.012 · Papers · 1921-1976

This collection is composed of material from Volstorff's personal and professional life. Folders includes personal records retained during her tenure as Dean of Women, records from her work with campus organizations, planning documents, and personal information and correspondence. Also included are Volstorff's many speeches and writings, including research and drafts for her book, Winds of Change.

Volstorff, Vivian V. (Vivian Virginia), 1907-2002
MA012-AV-0160_01 · 1975
Part of South Dakota Farmers Union Records

Political panel at the South Dakota Farmers Union convention moderated by the Lt. Governor featuring South Dakota legislators Henry Poppin, Philip Testerman, Les Kleven, Lars Herseth, Bob Weber, and Andy Weese. Topics discussed are healthcare in the rural area, the Oahe Project referendum, farm organizations and rural unity, agricultural economic development, education, and tax proposals for 1976. A question and answer session follows.