Interview: Dr. Bert Corwin

Description

Dr Bert Corwin is an optometrist and farmer born and raised in South Dakota. His family settled in Rapid City in 1877. Dr. Corwin tells of his families' adventures coming to the Black Hills from Yankton. Dr. Corwin also talks about his optometry practice, adventures flying airplanes, and his families' losses during the 1972 Flood.

Subject

1972 Flood, aviation, Black Hills, Bonita Springs, genealogy, Hangman's Tree, optometry, Oregon Trail, ranching, Rapid City, South Dakota

Creator

Rapid City Oral History Project

Date

08-13-2014

Contributor

Rapid City Public Library
Historic Rapid City
Rapid City Library Foundation

Coverage

Faith (S.D.), Rapid City (S.D.)
1870s, 1950s, 1970s

Interviewee

Dr. Bert Corwin

Interviewer

Bev Pechan
Kim Morey

Location

Rapid City

Files

Date Added
May 19, 2021
Collection
Interviews
Item Type
Oral History
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Citation
Rapid City Oral History Project, “Interview: Dr. Bert Corwin,” Rapid City Oral History, accessed May 28, 2024, https://rcploralhistory.omeka.net/items/show/12.