Beyond Mount Rushmore : other Black Hills faces

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CLP - Main Library Mezzanine - Non-fiction F657.B6 B45 2010
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Mezzanine - Non-fiction
Call Number  F657.B6 B45 2010
Millions of visitors view the four famous faces of Mount Rushmore each year, but the Black Hills are home to more than just the presidents in Gutzon Borglum's carved memorial. A wide variety of people have made their home in the Black Hills region over the past one hundred and thirty-five years. The essays in Beyond Mount Rushmore introduce the lives, hopes, dreams, and realities of ten other faces. Authors cover the gamut of Black Hills life, from the gold rush of the mid-1870s all the way through to the search for log-cabin isolation in the late-twentieth century. Famous musicians, Deadwood's small Chinese population, an influential manager of the Homestake Mine, a Civilian Conservation Corps worker, a moral crusader, the first African American woman to settle in the Hills, and Alfred Hitchcock provide the cast of characters in this literary monument to Black Hills men and women. Editor Mary A. Kopco selected each essay from the pages of South Dakota History, the quarterly journal of the South Dakota State Historical Society, offering readers insight into the private and public lives of these fascinating Black Hills residents. Kopco's introduction provides the context for each "face" in terms of the general history of the region, weaving the common and uncommon threads that bind the years, themes, and personalities together.

Contributors: Thomas R. Buecker; Donald W. Bolin; Todd David Epp; Rose Estep Fosha; Eileen French; Todd Guenther; George A. Larson; James D. McLaird; Rex C. Myers; Denise Karst Pearce; Susan L. Richards; Maxwell Van Nuys; Edith C. Wong.
Fred W. Power : "Distance lends enchantment to the view'' : a diary of the 1874 Black Hills Expedition / edited by Thomas R. Buecker
Leander P. Richardson : "I know...because I was there" : reports of the Black Hills gold rush / edited by James D. McLaird
Lucretia Marchbanks : a Black woman in the Black Hills / by Todd Guenther
Wong Fee Lee : Deadwood's pioneer merchant / by Edith C. Wong, Eileen French, and Rose Estep Fosha
The Bower family : a photograph album of the "genuine original family band" / compiled and annotated by Maxwell Van Nuys
Thomas J. Grier : an iron hand in a velvet glove : the management of the Homestake Mine, 1885-1914 / by Susan L. Richards and Rex C. Myers
Edward Louis Senn : a crusader on the last frontiers / by Denise Karst Pearce
Claire Patterson : a CCC recruit looks back on a Black Hills experience / edited by George A. Larson
Alfred Hitchcock and the faces of Mount Rushmore : "expedient exaggerations" and the filming of North by northwest / by Todd David Epp
Donald and Christina Bolin : Jim Creek journal : remembering a Black Hills summer / by Donald Bolin.

Additional Information
Subjects Pioneers -- Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- Biography.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.)
Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- History.
Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- Biography.
Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- Social life and customs.
Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.) -- Ethnic relations.
South Dakota -- History.
Publisher Pierre :South Dakota State Historical Society Press,2010
Contributors Kopco, Mary A., 1959-
Language English
Notes "The articles in this anthology originally appeared in: South Dakota history"--T.p. verso.
Description 344 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9780982274965
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