**Baum, L. Frank, 1856-1919
Born in NY; playwright, novelist, journalist, operator of variety store in Aberdeen, SD (1888-89), editor of newpaper Saturday Pioneer (1889-91), misc. jobs after leaving Aberdeen, later lived in Hollywood, wrote dozens of books under pseudonyms.
1908, Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz
A tornado whirls Dorothy away from her home in Kansas and into adventures along the yellow brick road. After 1910 14 more books published in the Oz series.
1941, 1996, Our Landlady
Original publication of compilation of newspaper columns sponsored by SD Writers Project, WPA
**Christopherson, Marie, 1898-1989
·1995, Driftwood in a Time of War
Columns from the Argus Leader During WWII.
**Fielder, Mildred, 1913-
Born in Quinn, SD. Rapid City Daily Journal 1930-31. Free-lance writer about Black Hills history and landscape.
1965, Wild Bill and Deadwood
1982, The Legend of Lame Johnny Creek
**Giago, Tim , 1934-
Columnist, founder/editor of Indian Country Today
1984, Notes from Indian Country
1991, The American Indian and the Media
Coumnist, writer for South Dakota Magazine.
Editor, pulblisher of South Dakota Magazine.
**Karoloevitz, Robert F.,1922-
Born in Yankton, SD. SDSU, Univ. of Oregon. Lives at Mission Hill, SD. Free-lance writer, columnist of historical works, humorous essays. Member of SD Heritage Hall of Fame.
1969, The Prairie Is My Garden: the Story of Harvey Dunn.
1983, Tears in My Horseradish
1985, Toulouse the Goose: a Collection of Columns
**Lane, Rose Wilder, 1887-1968
Born in DeSmet, SD, the daughter of Laura Ingalls and Almanzo Wilder, working journalist for Kansas City Star and San Francisco Chronicle, primary editor of Little House series based on her mother's journals.
1933, Let the Hurricane Roar , Part 1 of Young Pioneers
1938, Free Land ,Part 2 of Young Pioneeers
1977, Rose Wilder Lane, Her Story
Brookings Register columnist
·1989, Reflections of a Prairie Daughter
·1993, More Reflections of a Prairie Daughter
Grew up in Chamberlain. Brothers Jim and Kevin are also journalist/writers. Columnist, journalist for Argus Leader.
1990, The Woster Brothers' Brand : episodes out of a shared inheritance
Writer, columnist for Sioux Falls Argus Leader
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