Marian Cramer

Marian Cramer
Topics: Education, History, Native American, South Dakota
Communities: De Smet
Program Types: Speakers Bureau

408 Calumet Ave NE #37
De Smet. SD 57231 | 605-270-4904

Laura Ingalls Wilder, Family and Friends
Cramer discusses Laura Ingalls Wilder and her life with family and friends in De Smet. The presentation includes information gleaned from eleven oral histories of people who personally knew Laura and the Ingalls and Wilder families.

Drifting Goose and His Reservation in Spink County
The story of Drifting Goose's resistance of railroad expansion into Spink County.

Homestead History
This presentation provides historical context of the Homestead Act and its impact on South Dakota. The homestead stories are collected in oral histories on file at the Oldham Museum.

Country Schools
Cramer shares the history of country schools in South Dakota, to include sample 1880s school lessons.