South Dakota Research Sources
The South Dakota State Historical Society published an extensive collection in forty-one volumes between 190282 of historical material entitled South Dakota Historical Collections. An index, published in 1989, is available from the society. Volumes circulate from the state library; a few are still in print and available for sale at the society.
Kingsbury, George Washington, and George Martin Smith. History of Dakota Territory and South Dakota: Its History and Its People. 5 vols. Chicago: S. J. Clarke, 1915.
Sneve, Virginia Driving Hawk. South Dakota Geographic Names. Brevet Press, 1973.
Turchen, Lesta Van Der West, and James D. McLaird. County and Community: A Bibliography of South Dakota Local Histories. Mitchell, S.D.: the author, 1979.
South Dakota Genealogical Society Links
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South Dakota Department of Health - Vital Records
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