Amerson, Robert, 1925-
1996, From the Hidewood: Memories of a Dakota Neighborhood
Childhood, youth , social life and customs in rural Deuel County.
Blasingame, Ike, 1884-1962
Born in TX. Came to SD as worker for Matador Land and Cattle Co. Started own ranch on Little Moreau River. Moved to WY and CA.
1954, Dakota Cowboy: My Life in the Old Days.
A personal narrative of life on the Matador Ranch of West River.
Dudley, Joseph Iron Eye, 1940
Raised by grandparents, Dudley drew up near Yankton, served in the Air Force, became a clergyman, now does workshops on racism, culture.
1992, Choteau Creek: a Sioux Reminiscence
Reminiscene of childhood on Yankton Sioux reservation shows life poor in material good but overflowing in spiritual wealth
Goertz, Reuben, 1918-1993
Princes, Potentates, and Plain People
Essays about the Germans from Russia in South Dakota ed. by Arthur Huseboe
Grigsby, Melvin, 1845-
1888, The Smoked Yank
Memoir of a South Dakotan who was a Civil War soldier, at Andersonvile Prison.
**Hasselstrom, Linda M., 1943-
Born in TX. Daughter of John (rancher) and Mildred (secretary); married and divorced Daniel G. Lusk; married George R. Snell, who died in 1988. B.A. USD, 1965. M.A. Univ. of MO at Columbia, 1969. Writer, rancher, educator.
1987, Going Over East: Reflections of a Woman Rancher.
1991, Land Circle: Writings Collected from the Land.
1987, Windbreak: a Woman Rancher on the Northern Plains.
1997, Leaning into the Wind, ed.
McGovern, George, 1922-
Born in Avon, SD. B.A. Dakota Wesleyan, 1945. Ph. D. Northwestern, 1953. SD Senator 1963-1980. Democratic presidential candidate, 1972.
Describes daughter's life-and-death struggle with alchoholism.
**O'Brien, Dan, 1947-
Writer, rancher, conservationist and falconry expert in northwest SD
1997, Equinox: Life, Love, and Birds of Prey
1988, The Rites of Autumn: a falconer's journey
Traces rehabilitation and retraining of peregrine falcon
Riggs, Stephen, 1812-1883
1880, Mary and I: Forty Years with the Sioux.
Misisonary work among the Dakota including work in Pierre area.
Riggs, Mary Ann Clark Longley, 1813-1869
1997, A Small Bit of Bread and Butter
Letters from Dakota Territory, 1832-1869
St. Pierre, Mark, 1950-
1991, Madonna Swan: a Lakota Woman's Story
1995, Walking in the Sacred Manner: dealers, dreamers, and pipe carriers.
1977, Haul the Water, Haul the Wood.
1992, Ole's Promise
**Wagner, Sally Roesch
1993, The Grandmother Who Climbed to the Top of the World.
Helped by the animals, plant and elements she befriends along the way, Prairie Grandmother reaches her goal--and our hearts.
1989-, Daughters of Dakota series
1994, Elizabeth Cady Stanton through Her Stories.
1975, The Declaration of the Rights of Women: 1876.
Warren, Margaret Lemley
1991, The Badlands Fox
West River memoir.
Wyman, Walker Demarquis, 1907-1972
1972, Frontier Woman: the Life of a Woman Homesteader on the Dakota Frontier.
Retold from original notes and letters of Grace Fairchild, a Wisconsin teacher who went to SD in 1898.
1954, Nothing but Prairie and Sky: life on the Dakota Range in the early days.
From original notes of Bruce Siberts, 1868-1952.
Last update August 1, 1998 by Donna Fisher, email@example.com
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