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List of descriptions for photographs in the George and Evelyn Norby Collection.

Historical Note

George began working at the Brookings Register in September 1970. Here he worked as a pressman, camera man and news compositor until his retirement in February 1986. Beginning around 1965 when the old Register building was torn down George and Evelyn begin to collect photographs and newspapers, some dating back to 1890. Their collection began to grow over the years and soon many knew of the collection

Content Notes

The George and Evelyn Norby Brookings, S.D. and Brookings County, South Dakota Photograph Collection is composed of photographic images of Brookings, South Dakota from 1886-1998 and includes downtown businesses, homes, events, schools, people, the South Dakota State University campus, and Hobo Day. There are also images of nearby towns in Brookings County, South Dakota: Sinai, Elkton, White, Arlington, and Bruce.

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