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South Dakota's Great Faces
PIERRE, S.D. – Promoting western South Dakota and serving on many organizations throughout his life are what make Almon “Hoadley” Dean one of South Dakota’s Great Faces.
PIERRE, S.D. – Many have heard of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, but not nearly as many have heard of the man who helped manage the Memorial’s finances and kept it from overspending.
PIERRE, S.D. – James “Scotty” Philip is known as the man who helped save the American bison from extinction in the 1900s. For this, he is one of South Dakota’s Great Faces.
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota-born artist Harvey Dunn, a nationally recognized illustrator, teacher, Army artist and painter of the South Dakota prairie, is one of South Dakota’s Great Faces.
PIERRE, S.D. – Spotted Tail was a Brule Sioux Chief who was a notable warrior and skilled diplomat. Spotted Tail continuously worked for the good of his people. He is not only a Great Face of South Dakota, but is remembered among great men of our nation.
A hero and idol of young cowgirls, Mattie Goff Newcombe was an equestrian legend and rodeo champion. For that, she is one of South Dakota’s Great Faces.
PIERRE, S.D. – Bravery, determination and a wilderness survival tale of beating all odds are the reasons Hugh Glass is one of South Dakota’s Great Faces.
PIERRE, S.D. – The achievements and generosity of South Dakota businessman Arndt (Art) Dahl, including his donation of the Dahl Art Center in Rapid City, S.D., make him one of South Dakota’s Great Faces.
PIERRE, S.D. – A love for the Black Hills and the ability to speak and write in creative and innovative ways are the reasons Charles Badger Clark is one of South Dakota’s Great Faces.
PIERRE, S.D. – It was the Great Depression and Ted Hustead (HYOO’-sted) had just started a business in a town that was said to be “godforsaken.” Customers were few, and times were tough.