Interview: Vess Babe Steinberg

Description

This former Rapid City Firefighter talks about Rapid City school fires, riding horses all over western South Dakota, his military service during the Battle of Saipan and return to Rapid City in 1946. Mr. Steiberg shares his opinions about how Rapid City has changed or improved over the years including the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center issues and the 1972 Flood. He mentions several smaller communities and talks about local characters.

Subject

Rapid City Fire Department, horses, Duhamel Family, Hart Ranch, Baken Park, 1972 Flood

Creator

Rapid City Oral History Project

Date

2015-07-15

Interviewee

Vess Babe Steinberg

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: Vess Babe Steinberg,” Rapid City Oral History, accessed June 13, 2024, https://rcploralhistory.omeka.net/items/show/48.