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Special Collections

The State Archives holds significant collections of images from well-known photographers or photo collectors. Bert Hall’s cowboy photos, William H. Illingworth’s pictures of the 1874 Custer Expedition, H. R. Locke’s Black Hills scenes, Gustav M. Johnson’s views of homesteads and events in the Philip area, and Myra Morton Miller’s documentation of her family and ranch are examples of what is available.

American Indian Special Collections

Photographs of American Indians by John A. Anderson, John C. Grabill, and Stanley J. Morrow, and collections of missionary Mary Clementine Collins and Indian agent John Brennan include portraits of individuals and also depict reservation life, celebrations, landscapes, schools, and dress.