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south-dakota001In January 1920, the University of South Dakota’s winter term began one week later than scheduled because of a coal shortage and the uncertainty of future coal supply. The shortage and uncertainty were due to a coal miners’ strike.

 

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Information from The Alumni Quarterly, January 1920, page 134.

Image from the leather cover of USD’s 1921 commencement.

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