Guide to the Frances Haedt Collection At the Leland D. Case Library for Western Historical Studies

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Frances Haedt
Title: Frances Haedt Collection
Dates: 1921-1994
Quantity: Partial drawer and one box (2.6 linear feet)
Collection ID: MSS070
Repository: Leland D. Case Library of Western Historical Studies
E.Y. Berry Library-Learning Center
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD 57799

Biographical Note

Frances Doud was born September 1, 1995 in Rapid City. She was raised on a ranch near Fairpoint. She graduated from Sturgis High School before attending Spearfish Normal School. She married Julius Haedt, and the two lived in Piedmont for a short time, then moved to Lead. They remained there for some time before moving to Rapid City in 1976.

Scope and Contents

Newsletters, articles, and photos

Acquisition Information

Received July 2005

Preferred Citation

Frances Haedt Collection, Leland D. Case Western Historical Studies

Processing Information

Sarah Cox

Detailed Description of the Collection


Series: Regular
Folder Item
1 1 Chautaqua 1988
2 Winter Shocks Northern Tier of State Counties Again 1978
3 Pages from Black Hills Travel Brochure 1932
4 Publicity Brochure about the Belle Fourche Irrigation Project n.d.
5 It Comes Naturally 1986
6 Highways Slippery in Hills- Not One Open n.d.
7 March Shows Lion's Teeth 1966
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2 1 23rd Newsletter 1984
2 24th Newsletter 1985
3 28th Sturgis High School Newsletter 1988
4 25th Newsletter 1986
5 22nd Newsletter 1984
6 Wonderland Cave n.d.
7 Rapid City National Bank n.d.
8 South Dakota: Your Invitation to a Frontier of Pleasure n.d.
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3 1 First Presbyterian Church Centennial History 1986
2 Class List- Sturgis High School 1898-1921
3 Behind Everything Good n.d.
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4 1 GAIN- Golden Age Is Now 1975
2 Empire Friends Church 1981
3 Free Methodist Church- 30th Anniversary 1978
4 Free Methodist Church n.d.
5 Remember When? - Little White Church (Photo) 1974
6 Little White Church 75 Years Old 1964
7 Little White Church 1975
8 Hill City Pastor Takes New Parish 1967
9 Little White Church 1971 Directory 1971
10 Little White Church 1976 Directory 1976
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5 1 Baken Shooting, Letter Prompted Manhunt 1990
2 Butte County Courthouse (Photo) 1979
3 Evans Hotel Resurrected in Apartments for Elderly 1980
4 Bee Has History, Humor 1981
5 Governor: Keep Bear Butte 1991
6 History of Swimming Attire Reflects our Social Progress 1985
7 Pioneer's Letters Give Picture of Early Hills 1959
8 Journal Marks 110 Years With Continuity as Well as Changes 1988
9 Nature's Beauty Inspires Poet 1991
10 History, Journalism Keep Ex-Teacher Busy 1990
11 Trail Opponents Feel Hoodwinked 1991
12 Homestake Offers to Buy 19 Homes 1992
13 Hill City Reveals French Treasures 1988
14 Badlands Winter of 1886-87 Picked as Most Wretched 1987
15 30's Drought Not Typical n.d.
16 Weather Forecast Veteran Accepts Public Ribbing 1973
17 Balloon Races to Mirror Excitement of Historic Flight 1985
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6 1 Sports Page 1990
2 Vanishing Trails Caravan to Break Badlands Calm 1968
3 Search for Badlands Still 1968
4 Hills Highway Showpiece Nearly Completed 1968
5 Water Ouzel Doesn't Mind Chill of Roughlock Falls 1988
6 Historical Snapshot- Tittle Ford Dealership 1915
7 Cigarettes Likely Caused Deadwood Blaze/ Firemen Save Deadwood Building 1990
8 The Original "Reno" (Photo) n.d.
9 Territorial Papers Windows to Outside n.d.
10 Notes from Indian Country 1986
11 Lincoln Borglum Dies in Texas at 73 1986
12 98-Year-Old Woman Says Life was Simpler in Early 1900's 1986
13 Frontier Rivalry was 'Tale of Two Cities,' 1986
14 Former Resident's Works Published in Texas Poem Book 1985
15 Plaque Honors Hooky Jack, City's First Lawman n.d.
16 Jim Cox Figured in Development of Cattle Business in South Dakota n.d.
17 Fort Meade D.T., U.S. Military Reservation n.d.
18 Mrs. Jessie Craven, 94, Retires from Ranching n.d.
19 Gold-Seekers Changed Hills 1990
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7 1 January 22 Recalls Temperature Antics (comic) 1943
2 Frawley Plans to Develop Historical Ranch into Tourism Spot 1986
3 Historic Ranch Looks to Tourism (Photo) n.d.
4 Up With People Strives to Encourage Understanding of Cultures 1986
5 Families Settled in Area Quickly 1983
6 Pioneering Seim Family Faced Many Challenges 1993
7 Wyoming Ranchland will Produce Grazing and Wildlife Habitat Under Nature Conservancy Management (Picture) n.d.
8 Ash Heads West for Enterprise 1994
9 Box Car Cheapest Way to California 1993
10 Petrified Wood Park in Lemmon Drew 17,000 Visitors Last Year 1972
11 Pioneers of Space Age Present Colorful Description of '35 Flight 1980
12 Vanishing Trails Lead to Owanka 1974
13 Vanishing Trail "Crew" Soaks Up County History 1974
14 Evans Hotel Offered to Historical Group 1974
15 Little White Church- In the Heart of the Hills July 16, 1972
16 First Presbyterian Church March 3, 1963.
17 Cave Discovery Caused Much Excitement 1991
18 New Scenery Created by Lake of the Pines (Picture) 1942
19 Lake of the Pines at Full Growth (Picture) & Witnesses See Lake Overflow (Article) 1942
20 Pactola- A Hills Jewel 1963
21 Lawrence Board Seeking Help for Decision on Courthouse 1986
22 From Stage to Horseless Carriage n.d.
23 Jumbled Boulders, Deep Pools Make Grizzly Creek Trail Special (Picture) n.d.
24 Black Hills has many "Great Hikes," 1974
25 Childhood on the Family Farm was Happy Time 1986
26 No Birthday Bash in Store for the Beasts on the Hill 1986
27 Hunter Turns Trophies into Tribute to Wildlife 1986
28 Birders Find Black Hills Winter Count Up 1986
29 Dahl Muralist Thomas Dies 1994
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8 1 Obituaries for Black Hills Residents arranged alphabetically. Varies
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9 1 Obituaries for Black Hills Residents arranged alphabetically. Varies
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10 1 Obituaries for Black Hills Residents arranged alphabetically. Varies
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11 1 Obituaries for Black Hills Residents arranged alphabetically. Varies
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12 1 Obituaries for Black Hills Residents arranged alphabetically. Varies
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13 1 Obituaries for Black Hills Residents arranged alphabetically. Varies
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14 1 Obituaries for Black Hills Residents arranged alphabetically. Varies
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15 1 Obituaries for Black Hills Residents arranged alphabetically. Varies
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16 1 Obituaries for Black Hills Residents arranged alphabetically. Varies
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17 1 20 loose scrapbook pages (black w/ photos) including miscellaneous loose papers n.d.
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18 1 Newspaper clipping. "New Lead School About Ready for Moving Day." The Rapid City Journal. n.d.
2 Newspaper clipping. "People are Important in National Parks Equation." n.d.
3 Newspaper clipping / photo. "90 Years Old." The Rapid City Journal n.d.
4 Newspaper clipping. "First Round of Debates is Held." n.d.
5 Newspaper clipping. "Pioneer Doctor Served Spearfish." n.d.
6 Newspaper clipping. "Old 109th Officers Chuckle Over Ruse Pulled on Nazis at Volturno." n.d.
7 Envelope of several newspaper clippings. "War Time Clippings." n.d.
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19 1 26th SHS Newsletter (Sturgis, SD) n.d.
2 27th SHS Newsletter n.d.
3 29th SHS Newsletter n.d.
4 30th SHS Newsletter Concert announcement. Sturgis High School 1923
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20 1 Glee Club concert announcement. Sturgis High School 1921
2 2 commencement exercises programs. Sturgis High School 1929
3 Concert announcement. Sturgis High School 1923
4 Commencement 1923. Sturgis High School. Newspaper clipping. "Commencement" 1925
5 Class Day Exercises announcement 1924
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21 1 4 Graduation Announcements. Newell High School 1928
2 Black and white photograph. Newell basketball team 1924-25
3 Graduation announcement. Newell High School 1927
4 Commencement exercises announcement. Newell High School 1926
5 2 stapled plastic sleeves containing graduation exercises announcement, class pictures, and roster. Newell High School. 1929
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22 1 Black and white photo. "Erskine Day." n.d.
2 Mail advertisement for Eddie's Sales & Service. n.d.
3 Commencement announcement. St. Joseph High School, Mason City, Iowa 1929
4 Theatre production announcement. "Young April." (Lead High School) 1947
5 Black Hills High School Contests flier 1923
6 Nurses Training School graduation announcement 1930
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23 1 Small book. Ritual of the Order of the Eastern Star." n.d.

Series: Oversized
Box Item
1 1 A Centennial Look at West River Life & Times (Newspaper Special Section), 1989
2 Across Northern BIG Wyoming, (Newspaper Special Section), 1975
3 History Buffs Still Fighting it out with Custer, 1986
4 Historic Ft. Meade back in Uniform After 42 Years, 1986
5 Lifestyle/Centennial: Dakota Centennial Railroad Company (Newspaper Special Section), 1989
6 Black Hills Outlaws and Lawmen Populate Wild West History Pages, 1989
7 A Decade of Progress: (Newspaper Special Section)., 1980-1990
8 A New Roost for the Eagle (Ad for Move of Title Company), 1987
9 Local: Six Students, Four Snakes Test Teacher, 1989
10 Laura Ingalls Wilder Put DeSmet on the Map- A little Bit, 1980
11 Butte County Claims Site to be Center of County, 1976
12 Hideaway Ranch in Petroglyphs, 1987
13 Geologist Found Fossil Gold Mine in South Dakota, 1989
14 Proposal Would Declare Antarctica a World Park, 1989
15 A Farm is Something a City Dweller Always Dreams of at 5p.m., but Never Dreams of at 5 a.m.,, 1986
16 WEB Pipeline Construction Moving Closer, 1986
17 It's a Hard Knock Life for Rodeo Bullfighters, 1986
18 Hunting Trip Makes West Real Again for Writer, 1986
19 Progress 1987 (Newspaper Special Section), n.d.
20 Bluff Sitters Find Eagle Encounters Common, 1989
21 Mayo Clinic Evolved as "Mecca" of Medicine, 1987
22 Centennial Edition of Rapid City Journal, 1987
23 1988 Was a Year of Decisions, 1988
24 Bush Ahead in Final Sprint, 1988
25 100 Years- Centennial Look at West River Life & Times, 1989
26 Blizzards, By One Who Knows Blizzards, 1989
27 DAR Recognition of Charles Nolin Mural IN Post Office Brings To Light A Tragedy Of The Gold Rush Days, 1943
28 Steamboats, Railroads Paved the Way, 1961
29 Club Holds Birthday for State, n.d.
30 Buffalo Oil Capitol of State, 1930
31 The Inside Story of the Life and Death of Tom Horn, 1930
32 Many Unique Tales Lie Behind Selection of Brands on Ranches in Early Cattle Days, n.d.
33 Orman At Lowest Point Since 1939, n.d.
34 "Shock" Hall Rode on Many a Range/ Pioneer of Hills is Buried Monday, 1935
35 The Wounded Knee Massacre Considered Senseless Slaughter, n.d.
36 First Family's Family (Family Tree Diagram), n.d.
37 Reva Couple Recalls Early Harding County Days, 1978
38 Pioneer Who Wanted to Leave Rapid City Lingers 63 Years, n.d.
39 Mrs. Martha Brown, One of Busiest Women, Has Fun Too, n.d.
40 Cowboy 'Quite a Fella' Himself at 100 Years, 1989
41 Laura Bower Van Nuys Returns to Black Hills, 1978
42 Twisted Canyons Hold Spirit of Roosevelt, 1989
43 Gateway to Hills Grew to Regional Hub, 1989
44 Families Dust off Photos for Centennial Tales, 1989
45 Lawrence County Centennial, 1997
46 Take Them Exploring at Home, n.d.
47 Family Law Practice has Spanned 100 Years, 1989
48 Political Pendulum Sways Back and Forth in 50 Years, 1989
49 Rapid City Won Battle for Air Base in 1941, 1989
50 67 Years Young, 1989
51 Freemasonry: A Way of Life, 1983
52 Families Dust Off Photos for Centennial Tales, 1989
53 Color Wasn't Only in Rocks, 1991
54 Golden Days for Granite Faces, 1991
55 Golden Faces, 1991