125 Years: Serving the Government Information Needs of South Dakota

Vickie Mix


The year 1889 marked a territorial turning point for the nation. With the passage of the Enabling Act on February 22, 1889, territories in the wild, wild, west took to the statehood trail.

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U.S. Statutes at Large, c. 180, p. 676.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5860/dttp.v44i1.6061


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