History of South Dakota


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History of South Dakota by Doane Robinson (1904)

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  • NEW!! 11/19/98Chapter LVI 1884 - A Featureless Year (9 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/17/98Chapter LVII The Turn of the Tide in 1885 (16 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/17/98Chapter LVIII The Weary Wait for Statehood Begins (10 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/17/98Chapter LIX The First Democratic Governor (10 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/17/98Chapter LX The Great Blizzard of January 12, 1888 (11 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/17/98Chapter LXI Statehood at Last, with Division (10 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/17/98Chapter LXII The First Year in South Dakota (19 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/17/98Chapter LXIII The Election of Senator Kyle (12 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/17/98Chapter LXIV The Pettigrew-Mellette Fight (9 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/17/98Chapter LXV The Struggle for Resubmission (10 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/17/98Chapter LXVI Another Year of Disaster (5 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/17/98Chapter LXVII The Taylor Defalcation (9 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/17/98Chapter LXVIII The Pettigrew Silver Fight (9 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/17/98Chapter LXIX Kyle's Second Election (8 KB)
  • Chapter LXXThe War with Spain (92 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/17/98Chapter LXXI Civil Affairs of 1898 and 1899 (8 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/17/98Chapter LXXII The End of the Century (6 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/7/98Chapter LXXIII In The New Century (7 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/16/98Chapter LXXIVBrief Sketches of the Counties (61 KB)
  • Chapter LXXVTerritorial and State Officers from the Organization of Dakota Territory, 1861 (75 KB)
  • Chapter LXXVIRoster of Officers and Enlisted Men of the First Infantry Regiment, South Dakota Volunteers (120 KB)
  • Chapter LXXVIIThird United States Volunteer Cavalry (better known as "Grigsby's Cowboys" (39 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/15/98Chapter LXXVIII Bench and Bar of South Dakota (29 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/5/98Chapter LXXIX Education (12 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/5/98Chapter LXXX Banks and Banking (13 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/5/98Chapter LXXXI Physicians and the Practice of the Medicine (14 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/2/98Chapter LXXXII The Dakota Central Telephone Lines (9 KB)
  • Chapter LXXXIII Black Hills Forest Reserve
  • Chapter LXXXIV Gold Mining in the Black Hills
  • 11/2/98Chapter LXXXV Odd characters and Incidents (25 KB)
  • NEW!! 11/1/98Chapter LXXXVI Anecdotes of Judge Kidder (10 KB)
  • 10/28/98Chapter LXXXVII Scandinavians in South Dakota and Their Work in Church and State (9 KB)
  • Chapter LXXXVIII History of the Holland Colony in Douglas and Charles Mix Counties (11 KB)
  • 10/28/98Chapter LXXXIX Ancient Free & Accepted Masons (15 KB)
  • 10/28/98Chapter XC Odd Fellowship (37 KB)
  • 10/28/98Chapter XCI Knights of Pythias (34 KB)
  • 10/28/98Chapter XCII Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks (6 KB)
  • 10/28/98Chapter XCIII Missionary Work Among the Teton Dakotas (14 KB)
  • 10/28/98Chapter XCIV John P. Williamson, Missionary (13 KB)
  • 10/28/98Chapter XCV The Methodist Episcopal Church in South Dakota (33 KB)
  • 10/28/98Chapter XCVI The Presbyterian Church (23 KB)
  • 10/29/98Chapter XCVII The Baptist Church (38 KB)
  • 10/29/98Chapter XCVIII Congregationalism in South Dakota (44 KB)
  • 10/28/98Chapter XCIX The Protestant Episcopal Church (30 KB)
  • 10/31/98Chapter C Reformed Church (20 KB)
  • 10/29/98Chapter CI The Catholic Church (14 KB)
  • 11/1/98Chapter CIIHistory of Women's Suffrage in South Dakota (29 KB)
  • Biographies