Miller Photography Studio
Dick Miller owned the Miller Photography Studio in Pierre, South Dakota. He paid off the mortgage on his 1925 home with prize money won with a photograph of his daughter Marilyn in the "America's Most Beautiful Baby" contest sponsored by Sears Roebuck at the Chicago's World Fair in 1934.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Morris Adelstein was born in Des Moines, Iowa on June 2, 1894. His parents had immigrated from Russia and settled in Des Moines, Iowa. His mother Bailey Adelstein Martinsky homesteaded land in South Dakota in 1910 and moved with her youngest daughters to Kadoka, South Dakota. Morris Adelstein graduated from Highland Park College in Des Moines with a degree in englineering. After serving in the Army as an engineer during World War I, he joined his mother in Kadoka and was elected as the county...
Dates: Other: between 1910-2005
Overview Five mounted black and white photographs showing county construction crews building a culvert and road in South Dakota. Morris E. Adelstein was elected a county engineer for a number of South Dakota counties in 1919. Dick Miller of Miller Photography Studio in Pierre, South Dakota took the photographs.