Today in History: South Dakota

Today in History–November 2–the Library of Congress features South Dakota, which entered the Union as the 40th state on this day in 1889. Visit the Today in History section to learn about the history and culture of the “Mount Rushmore” state, then follow the links below to access more primary source treasures.

South Dakota primary source set with Teacher’s Guide

South Dakota maps

South Dakota images

South Dakota books, reports & other texts

South Dakota historical newspapers

The Dreary Black Hills song recording

Contemporary legislation related to South Dakota

South Dakota Guide to Law Online

Hoop Dances by Dallas Chief Eagle and Jasmine Pickner webcast

Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve author webcast

South Dakota stories from America’s Library

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