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Scolaro, Danny edited.mp3
Chris and Danny talk about their experiences living in South Dakota with a local interviewer.

Ailsa Snyder became a part of the Rapid City Community in 1989 after her husband finished his 21 years of service in the U.S. Navy. Ailsa was born and raised in Crofton, England. She served in the British Navy and was stationed in Naples, where she…

Liz Willis, paraprofessional with a Rapid City school shares her memories of the 1972 Flood, Winter Storm Atlas, and some of her personal pride about family and community.


Retiree William Boylan’s family has lived in the Black Hills for six generations. “Bill” has served in the military, gone on volunteer missions, and written several books. During this interview he talks about the changes to downtown Rapid City, his…

A native of SD, retired Judge Marshall Young, shares fascinating stories about the trials he served on and life in Rapid City with his wife Brenda. He reflects on presiding over the trial of American Indian Movement co-founder Dennis Banks and the…

Lyndell speaks with interviewers about his time in South Dakota. He includes stories about South Dakota Legislature as well as the Pennington County Zoning.

Former County Commissioner Gale Holbrook shares memories of his time as a barge operator in China and the Philippines and his experience owning a 75 unit mobile home park during the 1972 flood among other reflections.

Gickling William Final.mp3
Interviewer Kim Morey talks with Bill about the changes in Rapid City. As a Rapid City businessman Bill talks about different business ventures, like his time owning the local Harley Davidson shop, as well as how the city expanded and the impact of…

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…

Ken Wrede, Helen Wrede's middle son, reads a script his mother prepared while she interjects additional information. Her grandfather John Richard Brennan was a prominent figure in Rapid City history.
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