CONTENTS

An Illustrated History of the Arts in South Dakota By Arthur R. Huseboe

Color Plates - x
Prologue - xi
Foreword - xiii

Section I The PERFORMING ARTS IN SOUTH DAKOTA - 1

PART A Drama and Music on the Frontier 3 PART B Twentieth-Century Variety From Chatauqua to Television - 34 PART C The Dramatic Arts, East to West - 60 PART D The Musical Arts - A Rich Profusion - 83

SECTION II AN APPRAISAL OF SIOUX ARTS by Arthur Amiotte - 109

PART A An Overview of Sioux Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts - 111 PART B A Chronological Appraisal of Sioux Visual Arts - 123 PART C An Overview of Literature by Dakota/Lakota Authors by Janette K. Murray - 147 PART D An Overview of Sioux Music and Dance - 139

SECTION III THE VISUAL ARTS - 203

PART A Architecture - 206 PART B Art in Two Dimensions: Painting and Photography - 225 PART C Sculpture - 249

SECTION IV THE LITERARY ARTS - 265

PART A Writers of the Frontier Era - 267 PART B The Rural Scene: Comic and Tragic - 288 PART C Literary Magazines and Editors - 307 PART D A Handful of Playwrights - 315 PART E The Last Word - Some Contemporary South Dakota Writers - 319

SECTION V SUSTAINING THE ARTS - 333

PART A The Beginnings of Government Support - 335 PART B Art in Museums - 344 PART C The Latest in Government and Community Support - 355 Afterword - 382
Acknowledgements by the Author - 383
Works Cited in Section II - 385
Index of Names of Persons and Places - 387



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