September 16, 2022

Today in History: South Dakota

Last Updated on November 5, 2020

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 stories from America’s Library

South Dakota primary source set with Teacher’s Guide

South Dakota maps

South Dakota books, reports & other texts

The Dreary Black Hills song recording

South Dakota images

Hoop Dances by Dallas Chief Eagle and Jasmine Pickner webcast

Virgina Driving Hawk Sneve author webcast

South Dakota legislation

South Dakota Guide to Law Online

Learning from the Source: Monumental Men

More U.S. state primary source collections

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