Images of the Past

Chris Laughery

In the Moment ... June 18, 2018 Show 360 Hour 1

South Dakota Public Broadcasting brings you a new Images of the Past documentary "From the Great Plains to the Great War," premiering Monday, June 25 at 9 p.m. Central, 8 Mountain on SDPB-TV.

This week we help you get ready for this compelling look at the role of South Dakotans in the Great War with a series of conversations on In the Moment. Today we welcome Kurt Hackemer, with the Department of History at the University of South Dakota.

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... May 21, 2018 Show 341 Hour 2

This week's Images of the Past segment has Troy Kilpatrick joining us. He's executive director of the Journey Museum and Learning Center in Rapid City. Today we talk about the Rapid City Flood of 1972.

SD State Archives

In The Moment ... May 14, 2018 Show 336 Hour 2

We stand surrounded by history, and many of our historic places are preserved.

Custer County boasts 50 listings on the National Register of Historic Places. You can learn more about the sites at sdpb.org/imagesofthepast.

Gary Enright is director of the 1881 Courthouse Museum in Custer.

Deadwood History, Inc., Adams Museum Collection

In The Moment ... May 7, 2018 Show 331 Hour 2

For this week's Images of the Past, we turn the microphone over to SDPB's Brian Gevik as he explores the story of Black Hills pioneer Jack Hale.

South Dakota State Historical Society

In The Moment ... April 30, 2018 Show 326 Hour 2

The U.S.S. South Dakota has an interesting history, including an unusual christening.

Matthew Reitzel is with the South Dakota State Historical Society State Archives.

Chuck Anderson IOTP

Apr 23, 2018
National Archives

In The Moment ... April 23, 2018 Show 321 Hour 2

A South Dakota boy grew up to establish the Peace Corps and to help craft the 1964 Civil Rights Act. For this week's Images of the Past we talk about Hubert Humphrey.

Our guest is another South Dakota kid in veteran broadcaster Chuck Anderson of Huron.

Images Of The Past: Artist Charlie Russell

Apr 9, 2018
1881 Courthouse Museum

In the Moment ... April 9, 2018 Show 311 Hour 2

For this week's Images of the Past, SDPB's Brian Gevik introduces us to artist Charlie Russell, a man fascinated with the West and the people who lived there.

We also welcome SDPB's Steve Rokusek also known as Science Steve.

Images Of The Past With Brian Gevik

Apr 3, 2018
Bill Groethe

In the Moment ... April 3, 2018 Show 307 Hour 2

Bill Groethe photographed the last survivors of the Little Big Horn in 1948.  SDPB's Brian Gevik discusses the photo's and Groethe's interesting career.

Journey Museum

In The Moment ... March 19, 2018 Show 299 Hour 2 

For this week's Images of the past we welcome Corey Christianson, Exhibits and Curations Coordinator, Journey Museum and Learning Center, Rapid City.

The museum's upcoming exhibit is called Music and Immigrants of the Dakotahs.

Chad Coppess

In the Moment ... March 12, 2018 Show 294 Hour 2

Gary Enright, director of teh 1881 Courthouse Museum in Custer, joins us for this week's Images of the Past.

SDPB

In The Moment ... March 6, 2018 Show 290 Hour 1

The Frawley Ranch began in the 1870s and grew to be one of the largest in the upper Midwest. The history of Freeman, South Dakota's Mennonite settlers is preserved at the town's Heritage Hall Museum. SDPB's Brian Gevik join In the Moment for a preview of the documentary.

Deadwood History, Inc.

In The Moment ... March 5, 2018 Show 289 Hour 2

For this week's Images of the Past we look at the woman who changed the gender balance of physicians in the Black Hills.

Carolyn Weber is Executive Director, Deadwood History Inc. She joins us with the story.

Canton City Library

In the Moment ... February 26, 2018 Show 284 Hour 2

SDPB's Brian Gevik joins us to discuss South Dakota's Olympic tradition. It's a look at the Canton Ski Hill on this week's Images of the Past.

NASA, via Joachim Becker/SpaceFacts.de Credit Joachim Becker/SpaceFacts.de / NASA

In The Moment ... February 5, 2018 Show 270 Hour 2

During his long career in radio broadcasting, Chuck Anderson recorded and saved more than 500 hours of recorded conversations. The collection is an archive of stories and anecdotes that capture the essence of our state in the voices of its people.

In The Moment ... January 22, 2018 Show 260 Hour 2

Seth Bullock and Teddy Roosevelt first met near Belle Fourche, South Dakota. It was a friendship that would stand the test of time, as the entire country was shown during Roosevelt's eventual inauguration as President of the United States.

For this week's Images of the Past, we welcome Mark Slocum, Director of the Minnilusa Historical Association and Pioneer Collection at the Journey Museum & Learning Center.

1881 Courthouse Museum

In The Moment ... January 16, 2018 Show 256 Hour 2

He's one of history's often overlooked generals. This week's Images of the Past features General George Crook. Gary Enright, director of the 1881 Courthouse Museum in Custer, shares the story of a Civil War general and the desperate struggle for survival for the men who followed him.

In The Moment ... January 8, 2018 Show 251 Hour 2

This week's Images of the Past is a particularly timely look at women in the entertainment industry and the men in power who take advantage of them.

Carolyn Weber is executive director of Deadwood History, Inc. She joins us with a story of singing and scandal during the early Deadwood mining days.

Images Of The Past

Dec 18, 2017

In The Moment ... December 18, 2017 Show 242 Hour 2

We talk with Conor McMahon, Chief Curator, U.S. Department of the Interior, Indian Arts And Crafts Board for this week's Images of the Past.

We discuss Herman Red Elk's traditional hide painting techniques and materials.

In The Moment ... December 11, 2017 Show 237 Hour 2 

Gary Enright, director of the 1881 Courthouse Museum in Custer joins us for a look at this week's Images of the Past. Today we discuss efforts to bring the United Nations headquarters to the Black Hills of South Dakota.

In The Moment ... December 4, 2017 Show 232 Hour 2 

Charles "Chuck" Isakson (1917-1997), a Webster native and longtime Huron resident, was among some 50 South Dakotans who survived the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. He told his story to a gathering at the Huron Elks Club in 1993. Chuck Anderson, Huron radio personality and host, recorded and preserved the speech.

We welcome Chuck Anderson to In the Moment. Find the full web post here.

Siouxland Heritage Museums

In The Moment ... November 27, 2017 Show 227 Hour 2

A new exhibit at the Old Courthouse Museum tells the story of the Sioux Falls entertainment industry. "Theatres: Stage to Screen" looks at more than 25 theatres from the 1880s to today. It's also the topic of this week's Images of the Past.  Adam Nelson is Marketing Coordinator for the Siouxland Heritage Museums in Sioux Falls.

The Journey Museum

In The Moment ... November 20, 2017 Show 224 Hour 2

Corey Christianson, Journey Museum Curator of Exhibits for a look at the history and significance of Ellsworth. The Journey Museum’s exhibit is open until January.

In The Moment ... November 13, 2017 Show 218 Hour 2 

Gary Enright, director of the 1881 Courthouse Museum in Custer joins us for this week's Images of the Past. Today we learn the story of a teenage slave who came to Dakota Territory, found her freedom, and became one of the region's early entrepreneurs.

In The Moment ... Images Of The Past / Big Bend Dam

Nov 6, 2017
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

In The Moment ... November 6, 2017 Show 214 Hour 2

This week's Images of the Past feature focuses on a film that shows the different stages of construction of the Big Bend Dam on the Missouri River near Ft. Thompson. 

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began construction in 1959.  The dam project was completed in 1966.

SDPB's Brian Gevik speaks with Rick Clark, superintendent of the Missouri National Recreational River in Yankton about the challenging aspects of trying to manage a major river system.

South Dakota Archives

In The Moment ... October 30, 2017 Show 209 Hour 2

Siouxland Heritage Museums

In The Moment ... October 23, 2017 Show 204 Hour 2

For this week's Images of the Past, we journey back to 1864 and a fort near Sisseton, which now serves as a South Dakota State Historical Park. Bill Hoskins is director of the Siouxland Heritage Museums in Sioux Falls, and he joins us with the story.

In The Moment ... October 16, 2017 Show 199 Hour 2

Joe Foss became America's top flying ace during World War II. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. But he was also once a South Dakota kid, with a fierce work ethic and strong sense of his own moral compass. Broadcaster Chuck Anderson interviewed Joe Foss in 1996 at the Foss home in Arizona. For this week's Images of the Past, we welcome back Chuck Anderson.

1881 Courthouse Museum

In The Moment ... October 10, 2017 Show 195 Hour 2

For today’s Images of the Past segment, we welcome Gary Enright, director of the 1881 Courthouse Museum in Custer. We talk about the love affair between George Armstrong Custer and his devoted wife. We also explore Libby’s efforts to impact how her husband’s memory was enshrined in history.

In The Moment ... October 2, 2017 Show 189 Hour 2

The history of hot air ballooning begins right here, in South Dakota. For this week's Images of the Past we talk about the quest to float safely aloft in a unique aircraft. Joining us now is Orvin Olivier. He's a hot air balloon history expert, a former Raven Industry employee, and a 40-year balloon pilot.

Tri State Museum, Belle Fourche

In The Moment ... September 25, 2017 Show 184 Hour 2

Log cabins have a certain romantic appeal, even in 2017. For today's Images of the Past feature, we take a look inside the Johnny Spaulding Cabin in Belle Fourche. It’s a cabin with a real-life romance story in its history. Joining us is Kristi Thielen. She's director of the Tri-State Museum in Belle Fourche.

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