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  • Tags: Great Depression

Rapid City Centenarian, Marjorie Greathouse, comments on her great-grandparents travels in covered wagon from Virginia to Nebraska. She shares memories of riding horses to rural school, wearing flour sack dresses during the depression and many more…

Betsy's daughter, Leslee, interviewed her mother. Their conversation spanned from the first time Betsy met her future husband, Glenn Best, by catching a ride with him from Wasta to Wall, SD to the day Glenn passed away with Betsy remarking, "I want…

Reddick_June Final.mp3
Originally from Owanka, South Dakota, June's ancestors moved to the area in the 1800's. She shares stories of "average, everyday life" growing up in the country during the Great Depression: from fly and mosquito infestations to being excited over the…

Duane Whalen recounts growing up in Rapid City, SD, spanning from his days as a youth in the area to how he became the Activities Director for the Rapid City Area Schools.

Eunice Rice audio
Eunice was born in Colton, but moved to Custer, SD to be with the love of her life. She grew-up with a memorable horse, sledding, and corn cob stoves. Eunice and her husband ran a grocery store in Custer and much more!

Groethe Family audio pt. 1
Five members of the Groethe family are interviewed by Bev Pechan. The family had many memories of living in Rapid City, SD. They took turns speaking about what they could remember, and also spent some time discussing what one sibling remembered…
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