You’d “Butter” Believe it!

Dairying and Creamery Butter production has remained an important industry for South Dakota farmers for many years.  Between 1936 and 1940, the gross farm income More…

Posted on 2017/03/22 at 8:01 AM -- Categories: Collections, What's New Wednesday

Only the best.

This photograph appears to be a prosperous farm implement dealership.  There are signs for John Deere, J. I. Case, Weber and Moline wagons, LaCrosse, Plows, More…

Posted on 2017/03/16 at 7:06 AM -- Categories: Throwback Thursday

Archer Oil

Archer Oil got its start in 1929 providing its high quality lubricants for commercial and private aviation. Soon after it started supplying oil for use More…

Posted on 2017/03/15 at 12:40 PM -- Categories: Collections, What's New Wednesday

Dirty Thirties in South Dakota

This photograph was taken by Joseph G. Hutton, a soil scientist at South Dakota State College.  Hutton was instrumental in revitalizing farm land which had More…

Posted on 2017/03/09 at 8:31 AM -- Categories: Collections, Throwback Thursday

Vintage Clock

Daylight Savings Time begins this Sunday.  Don’t forget to set your clocks ahead 1 hour!  Hammond Clock Company released this Art Deco style calendar clock More…

Posted on 2017/03/08 at 8:53 AM -- Categories: Collections, What's New Wednesday

Brand New Barn

Barn vs. Byre… What’s the difference?  North Americans have coined the term barn as an agricultural building that houses livestock, equipment, and grain.  However around the More…

Posted on 2017/03/02 at 8:28 AM -- Categories: Collections, Throwback Thursday

Vintage Glassware

Depression ware, a subset of Uranium glass, is highly collectible and can be found in a rainbow of clear and opaque colors.  Food manufacturers and More…

Posted on 2017/03/01 at 8:41 AM -- Categories: Collections, What's New Wednesday

Cool Cruising

It’s still a little cool to taking a ride in an open car, but hang on, spring is just around the corner!  This gentleman is More…

Posted on 2017/02/23 at 8:26 AM -- Categories: Collections, Throwback Thursday

Antique Chair

This ladder back chair was given to Andrew Jackson Markins and Athalia Ann Vance as a wedding gift.  They married March 4, 1883 in Missouri. More…

Posted on 2017/02/22 at 8:30 AM -- Categories: Collections, What's New Wednesday

Riding Around in Style

This young lad has been galavanting the neighborhood in his 2-goat powered wagon.  Even though his rig may not have traveled at high speeds, goats More…

Posted on 2017/02/16 at 8:20 AM -- Categories: Collections, Throwback Thursday