Political History

“Initial Efforts for Dakota’s Division and Statehood,” Press and Daily Dakotaian (Yankton SD), March 29, 1889.

Lauck, Jon, John E. Miller, Donald C. Simmons, Jr. Eds. Plains Political Tradition: Essays on South Dakota Political Culture. Pierre: South Dakota Historical Society Press, 2011.  (Volumes 2 & 3 also).

Lee, R. Alton. Principle over Party: The Farmers’ Alliance and Populism in South Dakota, 1880-1900. Pierre: South Dakota Historical Society Press, 2011.

Longo, Peter J. Great Plains Politics. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2018.

Maier, Chris. “The Farmers’ Fight for Representation: Third-Party Politics in South Dakota, 1889–1918.” Great Plains Quarterly 34(2) (Spring 2014), 143-162.

Miller, David B. “The Homestake Lockout of 1909-1910: A Small Mine’s Perspective.” South Dakota History 27(3) (Fall 1997), 156-178.

Mullin, Michael J. “’I am ready to stake my reputation on my record’: Senator Richard F. Pettigrew’s Failed Crusade to Prevent Hawaiian Annexation, 1893-1898.” South Dakota History 47(1) (Spring 2017), 1-30.

O’ Rourke, Paul A. “South Dakota Politics During the New Deal Years.” South Dakota History 1(3) (1971), 231-271.

Oyos, Lynwood E. The Family Farmers’ Advocate: South Dakota Farmers Union, 1914-2000.

Oyos, Lynwood E. “Labor’s House Divided: The Morrell Strike of 1935-1937.” South Dakota History 18(1) (1988), 67-88.

Pratt, William C. “Observations from My Life with Farm Movements in the Upper Midwest.” South Dakota History 44(2) (Summer 2014), 140-162.   Six general lessons-learned from the author’s reflections on his research into leftist agrarian movements, including the need for additional research on how those movements played out in local contexts.

——. “South Dakota Populism and Its Historians.” South Dakota History 22(4) (1993), 309-329.

Weed, Brian J. “Populist thought in North and South Dakota, 1890-1900.” M.A. Thesis, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks (January 1970).

Zimmer, Eric Steven. “A President in Indian Country: Calvin Coolidge and Lakota Diplomacy in the Summer of 1927.” Great Plains Quarterly 37(3) (Summer 2017), 215-234.