Dakota Archives: Collection of artifacts from the Flandreau
Santee Sioux. Collection contains photos, genealogy, stone
tools, costumes, etc. Donated in site to the Moody County
Historical Society. Collection spans 1869-2009.
Local History Files: Newspaper clippings, directories,
monographs, obituaries, and research papers on the history of
Moody County. Collection spans 1872-present.
For genealogical and other local-interest research, also visit
the Rootsweb at Ancestry.com, which includes
online access to selected historical and vital records, message
boards for people researching Moody County citizens, plus
information about other nearby historical organizations.
Library and Archives: Contain incomplete runs of the city
directory Sanborn fire insurance maps; abstract books;
county-wide newspapers on microfilm,
including: Colman Argus, Egan Express, Flandreau Herald,
Moody County Enterprise and first issue of Roscoe Express.
Microfilm collection spans late 1878-1990s.
Moody County Resource
Center, 610 West Community
Drive, has a collection of Moody County's newspapers, access to
Ancestry.com, plus books in their archives and we recommend that
researchers also consult their collection.
Smith Photo Gallery:
Donated by local Flandreau photographer, Ernest Gregory in honor
of his grandmother, Reva Smith. This collection contains
photographs collected by Ernie over 5 decades of working in the
Moody County area.
In addition to taking photographs, Ernie was an avid collector
of the historic pictures of the county's early history.
Local History Artifact Collection: Hundreds of artifacts,
ranging from pre-history through the twentieth century, includes
household, agricultural, professional, trades, leisure,
transportation, decorative arts, folk art, and military-themed