The Minnehaha County Historical Society works through education and advocacy to recognize, preserve, and revitalize the historic architectural and cultural resources of Minnehaha County.
2020-2021 Season Has taken us Virtual
The March History Talk
1926-1936 with Stephan Cusulos
March 18, 2021
Born in Sioux Falls, raised in up-state New York and
college educated at the University of Minnesota where
he focused his studies on intellectual and cultural
history, Stephen R. Cusulos will be the featured speaker
at MCHS’s March History Talk “The State Theater
and the Sioux Falls Night Life—1926—1936”.
While developing “historical snapshots” of Sioux Falls
circa 1927, it became obvious that the city not only had
a decidedly “cosmopolitan” East Coast orientation in
fashion and taste, but a very visible and vibrant jazz
culture and entertainment, much of which centered at
the State Theater setting the foundation for this
Here’s the link to the YouTube Live page for the
program which will begin at 7:00 pm, Thursday,
March 18. https://youtu.be/wgMAoMGuuzE
Due to the coronavirus pandemic the Minnehaha County
Historical Society’s monthly History Talks have gone online
via YouTube LIVE.
Live Streamed History Talks available
for viewing on Minnehaha County
Historical Societies YouTube Channel.
If you weren’t able to see our Live
Streamed History Talks on YouTube live
they can be viewed On Demand on the
Minnehaha County Historical Societies
YouTube Channel at your leisure. Just
click on this link: Minnehaha County
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South Dakota & Sioux Falls Rich History
Upcoming History Talks:
The State Theater and the Sioux Falls
Night Life – 1926-1936 with Stephan Cusulos (March 18)
Her Vote, Her Voice – Celebrating South
Dakota’s 100th Anniversary of Women’s
Right to Vote with Karen Schreier (April 15)
Links to the presentations have been posted on Facebook
and will also be forwarded to members via email.
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