Interview: Don Barnett

Description

Mayor Don Barnett served Rapid City during the 1972 Flood. He discusses his memories of growing up in Rapid City, participating in politics in South Dakota in the '60s and '70s, and serving as Mayor of Rapid City. He also speaks about his time in Vietnam, and as an army officer during the D.C. riots in 1968.

Subject

1968 D.C. riots, 1972 Flood, Coolidge Junior High, education, historic buildings, mayor, politics, Rapid City, South Dakota, United States Army, Vietnam War

Creator

Rapid City Oral History Project

Date

08-17-2014

Contributor

Rapid City Public Library
Historic Rapid City
Rapid City Library Foundation

Coverage

Rapid City (S.D.)

Interviewee

Don Barnett

Interviewer

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: Don Barnett,” Rapid City Oral History, accessed May 28, 2024, https://rcploralhistory.omeka.net/items/show/7.