Guide to the Black Hills History Conference Papers At the Leland D. Case Library for Western Historical Studies

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Black Hills History Conference
Title: Black Hills History Conference Papers
Dates: 1974-1993
Quantity: 7 box(es) (2.8 cubic feet)
Collection ID: MSS077
Repository: Leland D. Case Library of Western Historical Studies
E.Y. Berry Library-Learning Center
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD 57799

Biographical Note

The Black Hills History Conference was sponsored by Black Hills State College/Black Hills State University History Department annually from 1974-1993. It was typically held at the Spearfish Holiday Inn. No further historical information on the Conference is contained in the collection.

Scope and Contents

Program, Papers, Awards, Articles, and Portfolio.

Acquisition Information

Received from multiple sources over the years spanning 1979-1999

Related Material

There are some newspaper clippings about the Black Hills History Conference in the David B. Miller Papers.

Preferred Citation

Black Hills History Conference Papers, Leland D. Case Western Historical Studies.

Processing Information

Dora Jones & Emily Jacoway

Detailed Description of the Collection

Programs, Papers, Notice to all Faculty, Announcement of the Leland D. Case Award in Western History, Articles about the History Conference, Portfolio, Winners of the Case Awards, Senior Category Papers, Student Category Papers, Senior Citizen Category, Cassette tapes, Student (High School-Junior High) Category, Monograph.

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1 1 Programs 1974-1989
2 First Annual BHHC Program April 26-27, 1974
2 First Annual BHHC Evaluations May 7, 1974
3 Second Annual BHHC Program April 18-19, 1975
3 Second Annual BHHC Evaluations May 15, 1975
4 Third Annual BHHC Program April 30 - May 1, 1976
4 BHSC Leland D. Case Award Flyer March 1, 1976
4 "The First Minnehaha County Courthouse 1889-1975" by Martin Oyos February 10, 1976
4 "Ministry of Carroll D. and Made M. Erskine" by Bayard C. Erskine February 10, 1976
4 "Silent" by Joy J. Klima February 11, 1976
4 "Jedediah Strong Smith Mountain Man" by Orvel R. Curns February 24, 1976
4 "The Abrogation of the Laramie Treaty of 1868 and the Opening of the Black Hills" by Milton E. Holz February 26, 1976
4 "The Honyockers" by Mary E. Francis February 27, 1976
4 "Pioneers" by Josephine C. Fairbanks February 27, 1976
4 "Let's Not Fight the War Again" by Christina Rusk 1976
5 Fourth Annual BHHC Program April 29-30, 1977
5 BHSC Leland D. Case Award Flyer March 1, 1977
5 "The Life of Mrs. "Poker Alice" Tubbs" by Bayard C. Erskine January 3, 1977
5 "Ervin Peterson, South Dakota Cowboy" by Don Bell January 25, 1977
5 "The Iliff Review" by John L. Dyer January 30, 1977
5 "Prairie Pastor" by Avis R. Anderson February 6, 1977
5 "The Discovery of Gold in the Black Hills" by Dr. Hyman Palais February 18, 1977
5 "Aunt Sally - The First Non-Indian Women to Visit the Black Hills" by Helen E. Rezatto March 16, 1977
5 "The Personal View of the Western Experience" by Robert M. Utley April 29, 1977
6 Fifth Annual BHHC Program April 28-29, 1978
6 Fifth Annual BHHC Announcement April 26, 1978
6 Fifth Annual BHHC Newspaper Articles 1978
6 "On the Road with the Knights of Columbus Rodeo (1924)" by Bill King January 10, 1978
6 "The Development and Protection of Early Sioux Falls" by Mark A. Kuehn January 10, 1978
6 "Hot Springs Hospital Grows from German Lutheran Roots" by Dorothy B. Schnute January 25, 1978
6 "Theodore Roosevelt in Dakota Territory" by Mildred Fielder" January 26, 1978
6 "The Big 'Un" by Don Bell January 30, 1978
6 "The Sidney Trail Stage Stations from Red Cloud to Deadwood City (Northern Section)" by Irma H. Klock February 1978
7 "Glimpses into our Past" by Mrs. Martha Linde February 7,1978
7 "...His Wife Goes Everywhere with Him..." by Clara B. Lobdell February 14, 1978
7 "...His Wife Goes Everywhere with Him..." by Clara B. Lobdell [COPY] February 14, 1978
7 "In Pursuit of a Dream" by M. O. Skarsten February 15, 1978
8 "A History of Animal Management at Wind Cave National Park" by Kim Mogen February 20, 1978
8 "Standing Rock Home of the Brave" by Jan Linde February 25, 1978
8 "Aunt Sally - The First Non-Indian Women to Visit the Black Hills" by Helen E. Rezatto February 27, 1978
8 "The Fleur de Lys Ranch of Custer County" By Helen M. Davis 1978
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2 1 Sixth Annual BHHC Program April 27-28, 1979
1 BHSC Leland D. Case Award Flyer March 1, 1979
1 Sixth Annual BHHC Newspaper Article April-May 1979
1 "George Sidney Sitts" by R. Rotenberger December 16, 1978
1 "Fall River County Courthouse - Its Location and Construction" by Dorothy B. Schnute May 30, 1979
1 "The Conspiracy and Trial of Aaron Burr" by Richard M. Hannasck February 26, 1979
1 "Compass to the Past and Present - the Meaningful Past on the Northern Plains" by Don G. Rickey April 27, 1979
1 "An Archaeological Approach to the Question of the Hidatsa-Crow Schism" by Lynn Marie Alex May 10, 1979
1 "Will the Real Deadwood Dick Please Stand Up?" by Irma H. Klock 1979
1 "The Hunter Expedition or The Montana Party of 1876" by Mary S. Garman 1979
1 "Pete, The Swede A Pioneer Story of Bennett County" by Grace Hays Martin 1979
1 "A Matched Bronc Ridin'" by Don Bell 1979
1 "Pedro-on-the-Cheyenne" from the point of view of the artist by Dale C. Lamphere 1979
2 Seventh Annual BHHC Program May 2-3, 1980
2 BHSC Leland D. Case Award Flyer March 1, 1980
2 Seventh Annual BHHC Newspaper Article May 1, 1980
2 "Lakota Wounspe Ehanni Wicoyake (A History of Indian Education)" by Ray Howe November 16, 1979
2 "The Rugged Individualist and the West: A Family Portrait" by Dr. Lawrence E. Daxton January 29, 1980
2 "A Brief History of the Black Hills" by Bergetta L. Cox January 30, 1980
2 "Trails West: The Myth of the American Cowboy" by Bergetta L. Cox January 30, 1980
2 "Gentle Anna" by Irma H. Klock February 15, 1980
2 "The Old Cowboy" by Marian Cramer February 19, 1980
2 "Opening of the Black Hills" by Jannette Kanable February 22, 1980
2 "Fall River County Courthouse - From Quarry to Supreme Court" by Dorothy B. Schnute February 26, 1980
2 "Booming the Black Hills" by Watson Parker 1980
2 "Early Dakota Visitors - Who Came First" by Linfred Schuttler 1980
3 Eighth Annual BHHC Program April 24-25, 1981
3 BHSC Leland D. Case Award Flyer March 15, 1981
3 Eighth Annual BHHC notes April 24-25, 1981
3 Eighth Annual BHHC Newspaper Article ca. May 5, 1981
3 "A Little Bit of History of Some of the Churches of Spearfish, SD." By Blanche Fell Fall 1980
4 "South Dakota Adventures" by Edith Siegrist and Ardis Ruark January 1981
4 "Ethnic Minority Groups in the American West" by Dr. Frederick C. Luebke February 28, 1981
5 "The Good Old Days" by Hope Marie Whites March 1, 1981
5 "Reading, Writing, 'Rithmetic and Recreation in Western South Dakota" by Caroline Hatton March 3, 1981
5 "Nathan Meeker Among the Utes: The Myth of the Fomenter" by Mark W. T. Harvey March 6, 1981
5 "The Dreary Black Hills" by David Kemp March 10, 1981
5 "The History of the Black Hills" by Camille Bernadsky March 12, 1981
6 "The Ranching Heritage: Can it Endure?" by Peter Iverson April 24, 1981
6 "Settling in the Black Hills at the Turn of the Century" by Philip F. McCauley April 24, 1981
6 "Six Shooter and the West" by April 25, 1981
7 "Black Hills State College The Story of Pacer Corporation" by Juanita Firestone May 15, 1980
7 "Big Game Hunting" by Don Bell 1981
7 "the Blacks in the Hills" by Irma H. Klcok 1981
7 "Red Remington" by Don Bell 1981
7 "Wild Horse Roundup in Western S. Dak." By Lucille Wedge 1981
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3 1 Ninth Annual BHHC Program April 23-24, 1982
1 BHSC Leland D. Case Award Flyer March 15, 1982
1 Ninth Annual BHHC notes 1982
1 "The Pioneer Woman" by Don Bell October 26, 1981
1 "Meeteetse Mystery" by Bethene Larson October 29, 1981
1 "Rodeoing in the 20's" by Bill King October 29, 1981
2 "Growing up the Hard Way" by John Giacometto February 21, 1982
2 "Early Indian Villages in South Dakota" by Donovin Sprague February 25, 1982
2 "The Beginning and Development of Fort Meade" by Lori Mednansky March 2, 1982
2 ""Rev. L.A.K. Carlsen: Norwegian-Luthean Missionary" by Avis R Anderson March 5, 1982
2 "Lengthy Johnson, The Terror of Spearfish Valley" by Doug Engebretson March 2, 1981
3 "The Newland Family Pioneers of the West" by Shanna Lee Newland March 9, 1982
3 "Black Hills College, 1890-1900" by Suzanne Julin March 12, 1982
3 "A Study in Self-Perceptions: Oklahoma Women Educators" by Courtney Ann Vaughn March 12, 1982
3 "The History of Lafferty Gulch" by Regina Sager March 15, 1982
3 "United We Fall Divided We Stand" by Martha Linde March 15, 1982
3 "An Overview of the State Brand Board, 1937-1982" by Kevin G Kerr and Charles L. Rodgers April 23, 1982
3 "One Shot Antelope Hunt" by Randy Kari 1982
3 "Profile of an Outlaw: Lame Johnny" by Irma H. Klock 1982
3 "A South Dakota Pioneer" by Donna Mauthe 1982
3 "Story of my Great Grandparents" by Kim Snoozy 1982
4 Tenth Annual BHHC Program April 22-23, 1983
4 BHSC Leland D. Case Award Flyer March 15, 1983
4 100 Years of Excellence BHSC 1983
4 "The Hard Luck Tribes: The Mandans, Hidatsas, and Arikaras" by Shebby Lee January 3, 1983
4 "Tales of Calamity Jane" by Amye Webster January 7, 1983
4 "Badger Clark Poet, Patriot, Pacifist" by Dorothy Schnute February 1983
4 "Badger Clark and his Friend for Forty-Two Years Helen Oitto" by Dorothy Schnute February 1983
5 "Col. James A. Clark of Keystone" by Martha Linde February 3, 1983
5 "BHCS Baseball: The Pre-Papik Years" by Marilyn Erion February 28, 1983
5 "El Comancho, Frontiersman and Fable-Maker: Fact and Fiction" by Barbara Herigstad March 2, 1983
6 "Badger Clark and his Friend for Forty-Two Years Helen Oitto" by Dorothy Schnute March 4, 1983
6 "The Plains Indians" by Kris Schroeder March 9, 1983
6 "Reservation to Reclamation" by Randy Tucker March 10, 1983
6 "The French and Indian Wars" by Michael Trautmann March 11, 1983
6 "Mount Rushmore" by Julie Osterloh March 12, 1983
6 "An End or a Beginning? The "Battle" of Wounded Knee" by Bill Schuttler March 13, 1983
7 "Reviving Old Memories of Lawrence County Ghost Towns" by Roxanne R. Harley March 13, 1983
7 "Golden Chariot" by Berry Moffatt March 15, 1983
7 "A History of Cuny Table" by Virginia Lautenschlager March 15, 1983
7 "Badger Clark: South Dakota Bachelor Poet and Black Hills' Bachelor" by Carolee H. Jeffries April 1983
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4 1 Eleventh Annual BHHC Program April 27-28, 1984
1 BHSC Leland D. Case Award Flyer March 15, 1984
1 "Dr. F.B. Schneerer, 1877-1938; Black Hills Physician and Gentleman with scalpels, sabers, scruples." A Lecture and an Exhibit by Carolee Jeffries March 13, 1984 and April 27, 1984
2 "Wyoming The Equality State" by Moorcroft High School May 1983
2 "The Far East in The Old West" by Paula Robinson August 1983
2 "Schools Remembered" by Reba Dorsett December 31, 1983
2 "Tipperary" by Don Bell January 29, 1984
2 "Badger Clark - A Personal Reminiscence" by Shebby Lee January 30, 1984
3 "Crook County" by Moorcroft High School February 1984
4 "Homesteading on Lower Batle Creek at Brideport" by Martha Linde February 4, 1984
4 "Across the Wide Missouri" by Marian Cramer February 24, 1984
4 "Golden Jubilee Marks 50th Year of Statehood" by Lucille Wedge March 1, 1984
4 "We Take You by the Hand" by M. O. Skarsten March 12, 1984
5 "Wood History" by Reba Dorsett March 12, 1984
5 "Wind Wheels" by Carol J. Boies March 14, 1984
5 "Death of a Gold Camp" by Irma H. Klcok 1984
5 "Edgar "Slim" Gardner" by Marilyn Erion 1984
6 Eleventh Annual BHHC Prgram April 26-27, 1985
6 BHSC Leland D. Case Award Flyer March 15, 1985
7 "Harry Phillips, 1850-1927: London Orphan, Canadian Craftsman, and Black Hills Entrepreneur" by Carolee H. Jeffries August 25, 1984
7 "Reckless "Red" Riley" by Don Bell January 18, 1985
7 "The Olive Incident" by Bethene A. Larson January, 31 1985
7 "The Legend of Devil's Gulch A Fantastic History" by Shebby Lee February 1, 1985
7 "A Restless Man" by Avis R. Anderson February 11, 1985
7 "The Sioux Falls Sunshine Special in the Black Hills, 1925" by Ralph R. Tingley February 14, 1985
8 "Little Mouse in the Black Hills" by Paul Brownlow Feburary 25, 1985
8 "The Fleur-de-Lys Ranch Custer's French Connection" by Martha Linde February 26, 1985
8 "The Promise" by Sharon S. Roberts February 27, 1985
8 "The Dissolution and Decline of a Feminist Perspective" by G. Trina Vranesh February 28, 1985
8 "My Kingdom for a Horse" by M. O. Skarsten February 28, 1985
8 "Missouri River Reservoirs and Indian Reservation Lands, 1944 to 1984" by John Ferrell March 1985
9 "Gold in the Hills" by May-lee Chai March 5, 1985
9 "Terraville: Ghost Town of Memories" by Patty R. Styles Warne March 5, 1985
9 "The Indians of South Dakota" by Mark Belitz March 10, 1985
9 "Dr. F.B. Schneerer, 1877-1938; Black Hills Physician and Gentleman with scalpels, sabers, scruples." A Lecture and an Exhibit by Carolee Jeffries April 27, 1985
9 "The Civilian Conservation Corps in the Black Hills" by Ronald Schuttler 1985
9 "The Lean Years" by Virgil C. Harbert 1985
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5 1 Twelfth Annual BHHC Program April 4-5, 1986
1 BHSC Leland D. Case Award Flyer March 1, 1986
2 "Triumphs and Tragedy of Crook County" by Moorcroft High School January 15, 1986
3 "Reuel Colt Gridley's Miraculous Sack of Flour" by L. Boyd Finch February 6, 1986
3 "Arizona's Governors Without Portfolio: A Wonderfully Diverse Lot" by L. Boyd Finch February 14, 1986
3 "Requiem for a Small Nation (The 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn)" by Rex Alan Smith February 28, 1986
3 "A Black Hills Pioneer in the Civil War, Captain C.V. Gardner and his War Experiences" by Don Young April 4, 1986
4 "Patterns in South Dakota Place Names" by Thomas J. Gasque 1986
4 "Depression Impressions" by Mabel Brown 1986
4 "Here's to the Ladies Who Lunch - A Look at 19th Century Club Women" 1986
4 "Remembering Doc Middleton" by Dr. David Miller 1986
5 Thirteenth Annual BHHC Program April 24-25, 1987
5 BHSC Leland D. Case Award Flyer March 15 ,1987
5 "Old Circle Diamond" by Don Bell January 17, 1987
5 "The Little Red Schoolhouses in Lawrence County" by Irma H. Klock February 1987
5 "Southfork Incident" by Bethene A. Larson February 1987
6 "Fence-Mending in the black Hills: Taft, 1911" by Ralph R. Tingley February 17, 1987
6 "A Walla Walla Chieftain" by M. O. Skarsten February 20, 1987
6 "Tipperary" by Jo Mackey February 24, 1987
6 "Harry Oelrichs' Anglo-American Cattle Company and its Impact on Fall River County, South Dakota" by James R. Thomas March 1987
6 "Custer's Gold Discovery Days Remembered (The Early Years)" by Marth Linde March 9, 1987
7 "The Rush for Fortune" by Tammi Trainor March 11, 1987
7 "Tipperary - The Famed Bucking Horse" by Krista Bagley Mach 11, 1987
7 "Battle of the Little Bighorn" by Matt Teigen March 12, 1987
7 "Dinosaurs that Roamed South Dakota" by Lori Humbracht March 12, 1987
8 "History of Harding County" by Bobby Wilkinson March 12, 1987
8 "The Slim Buttes Battle" by Jason Anders March 12, 1987
8 "Three Toes" by Cheri Gilliland March 12, 1987
8 "The History of Sightseeing in the Black Hills Part I" by Shebby Lee March 13, 1987
8 "Jesse Brown - Black Hills Pioneer" by Jim Brown April 25, 1987
9 "Harding County High School" by Reese Clarkson 1987
9 "Our Heritage" by Moorcroft High School 1987
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6 1 Fourteenth Annual BHHC Program April 29-30, 1988
1 BHSC Leland D. Case Award Flyer March 15,1988
1 BHHC Case Award Winners 1988
2 "A Walla Walla Chieftain" by M. O. Skarsten December 1, 1987
2 "Tillie at Spearfish Cyanide" by Irma H. Klock January 1988
2 "Commentary on the Belvidere Cemetery" by Esther Serr February 4, 1988
2 "From Water Wings to Dancing Slippers The Story of Hot Springs' First City Auditorium" by Dorothy Schnute February 15, 1988
2 "An Experiment in Socialism The Nonpartisan League in North and South Dakota" by Betsy Sakariassen March 1988
3 "The Finger of Guilt" by Martha A. Linde March 7, 1988
3 "Businesses of Buffalo "Burned or Booming"" by Krista Bagley March 9, 1988
3 "Historical Sightings of Ute Indians in the Area of the San Juan National Forest" by Leilah Powell March 9, 1988
3 "How Stagecoaches Helped the West" by Coriann Latham March 14, 1988
3 "Frontiers in Equal Rights: America's First Woman Governor" by Jenifer Pehringer March 15, 1988
3 "The History of the Buffalo School" by Lori Humbracht March 15, 1988
3 "Jim Bridger" by Kelly Birzer March 15, 1988
3 "The Life of a Trapper" by Gavin Borthwick March 15, 1988
3 "Porter Rockwell" by Susie Lawrence March 15, 1988
3 "The Right to Vote" by Tiffani Plemmlons March 15, 1988
4 "Vermont to Montana and Back Home Again: Simon Peck and the Memory of the West" by Dr. Thomas L. Altherr March 15, 1988
4 "The Wagon Train: the Great Migration West" by Jolie Prentice March 15, 1988
4 "The Browning Letters: A Glimpse of Family Life in the 1870s, 1880sx and 1890s" by Laura Klausing 1988
4 "For Love of Country" by M. O. Skarsten 1988
4 "Early Rapid City Hotels" by Sabrina Thompson 1988
4 "A History of the Hutterite Migration: Analysis of Theological, Political and Economic Motivations" by Judy Evans 1988
4 "Margie Twiss Native American Achiever/Contributor" by Virginia Lautenschlager 1988
4 "Twin Mining Communities - Then, Now, and in Between" by Jim Brown 1988
5 Fifteenth Annual BHHC Program April 28-29, 1989
5 BHSC Leland D. Case Award Flyer March 15, 1989
5 "The History of South Dakota Reads Like an Adventure Story" by LaVera N. Rall January 1989
6 "Clyde E. Ice Century Citizen Patriarch of South Dakota Aviation" by Rev. Dr. Clayton F. Smith January 31, 1989
7 "The Famous Etta Mine" by Martha A. Linde February 10, 1989
7 "William Claude Jones, The Charming Rogue who Named Arizona" by L. Boyd Finch February 27, 1989
7 "An Interpretative Study Comparing the Birth of Our Nation with the Birth of South Dakota by Virginia Lautenschlager March 1989
8 "James K.P. Miller and the Booming of Deadwood" by David A. Wolff March 12, 1989
8 "Mineral Production from Black Hills Pegmatites" by A.I. Johnson April 1989
8 "Gone But Not Forgotten History of Boneita Springs, S.D." by Mrs. Esther L. Letellier 1989
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7 1 Sixteenth Annual BHHC Program May 4-5, 1990
1 Sixteenth Annual BHHC notes
1 BHSU Leland D. Case Awards Flyer March 15, 1990
1 "Black Hills, Ho!" by Irma H. Klock February 20,1990
1 "Early Twentieth Century Secondary Education in Eastern Montana" by Avis R. Anderson February 28, 1990
1 "How a Catch-22 Blocked Law and Order in the West" by Bob Cunningham March 6, 1990
2 "Knights of the Grip: On the Road in the Old West" by Bob Cunningham March 7, 1990
2 "Paul Bunyan Wore a Stetson" by Bob Cunningham March 7, 1990
2 "The Life and Times of Edna Everly, Scott, First Lady of South Dakota Rock Shops" by Martha A. Linde March 12, 1990
2 "Tucson's Million Dollar Railroad to Nowhere" by Peyton Reavis March 13, 1990
2 "Western Frontier" by Bruce McMillin March 23, 1990
2 "Water in the Cheyenne Basin: Equity and Management Issues" by John Ferrell March 28,1990
3 "Mary, The Custer Family Cook" by Virginia Lautenschlager March 29, 1990
3 "Ben Neyens: A Tripp County Homesteader" by Anna King 1990
3 "The Burning of The Mail" by Bob Lee 1990
3 "Civilian Public Service Camp Number 57 Hill City, South Dakota" by Judy Evans 1990
3 "It's a Dirty Job, But Somebody Has To Do It, Arizona's Little War of '24" by Margaret F. Maxwell 1990
3 "The Pioneer Store" by Mrs. Esther L. Letellier 1990
4 Seventeenth Annual BHHC Program April 26-27, 1991
4 BHSU Leland D. Case Award Flyer April 19, 1991
4 Seventeenth Annual BHHC notes April 26-27, 1991
4 Post card from Esther L. Letellier March 6, 1991
4 "More Memories of Montana 1913-14" by Clara L. 1991
4 "The Sioux Soldiers - In Blue" by Robert (Bob) Lee 1991
5 Eighteenth Annual BHHC Program April 24-25, 1992
5 Eighteenth Annual BHHC Newspaper Article April 24, 1992
6 Nineteenth Annual BHHC Program April 23-24, 1993
6 Nineteenth Annual BHHC Newspaper Article April 20, 1993