Vertical File Index

The Vertical File collection consists of various information collected on specific historic topics.  The file folders themselves are available only at the State Archives. 

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Pack Outfits

Pactola, SD


Paha Sapa


Palisade, SD & Palisades State Park

Palmer, SD

Papineau Trading Post

Parent Teachers Assoc., SD

Paris, SD

Parker, SD

Parkston, SD

Parmley, J.W. Historical Society

Passion Play

Patricia, SD

Peace Medals

Pedro, SD

Peever, SD

Pembina, Dakota Territory

Penitentiary (South Dakota)

Pennington County

Peno Springs

People of the Seven Council fires

Peoria Bottom

Perkins County

Perkins County Historical Society

Perkins Store, SD


Petrified Wood Park Historical Society


Pettigrew Museum

Pettigrew Party

Peyote Ceremony

Pharmaceutical Assoc., SD

Pheasant Dress


Philip, SD

Philippine Revolt


Pickstown, SD

Piedmont, SD

Pierpont, SD

Pierre - Air Base

Pierre - Architecture

Pierre - Capital University Center

Pierre - Churches

Pierre - Community Choir

Pierre - Corral Westerners Intl.

Pierre - Cowboys Baseball Team

Pierre - Elections

Pierre - Fire Dept.

Pierre - First Airmail Service

Pierre - Fort Pierre Genealogical Society

Pierre - Historical

Pierre - Historical Clippings

Pierre - Historical Society

Pierre - History

Pierre - Indian Learning Center

Pierre - Map of City

Pierre - Misc.

Pierre - Pierre Players

Pierre - Pontoon Bridge

Pierre - President Tafts Visit

Pierre - Promotional Publications

Pierre - Public Schools

Pierre - St. Mary's Hospital

Pierre - Victory Ship

Pierre - Waterama 59

Pine Ridge, SD & Pine Ridge Reservation


Pipestone, MN

Place Names

Place Names & Post Offices

Place Road Ranch

Plankinton, SD


Platforms & Political Party

Plats (maps of South Dakota Towns, info on)

Platte, SD

Pleasant Valley

Plenty Horses Trial

Plum Creek Station

Plumb, Professor J. H.

Poet Laureate - South Dakota

Political Buttons

Political History of South Dakota

Politics (news clippings & campaign literature)

Pollock, SD

Polo, SD & Polo Game

Ponca Indians

Pony Express

Population of South Dakota


Porcupine, SD

Portraits in Capitol Building

Post Office Site Locations A-C

Post Office Site Locations D-F

Post Office Site Locations G-L

Post Office Site Locations M-P

Post Office Site locations Q-S

Post Office Site Locations T-Z

Post Office "The History of the US Post Office" by Evelyn Ellis

Post Offices & Postmasters

Post Offices & Place names in South Dakota

Postal History (Dakota)

Potawatom Agency

Potter County

Potter County Historical Society

Powder River (Montana)

Powell, SD (Edmunds Co.)

Powell, SD (Miner Co.)

Prairie Dogs

Prairie Edge

Prairie Fire

Prairie Hen

Prairie Historical Society


Pre-Emption Laws

Presentation Sisters

Presho, SD

Presidents in South Dakota

Press Association

Preston, SD

Pringle, SD

Proclamation, Dakota Territory (Governor Jayne)


"Project Dakota"

Project Wild


Provo, SD

Public Assistance


Publications, South Dakota Historical Society

Pukwana, SD

Pumpkin Center, SD

Punished Woman's Lake

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