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Nearly 400 people contributed to the carving
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Sparks, Albert Edwards "Al"
Worked 1930 for Borglum
Driller .55/hr. rased to .60/hr. Quit after he swung out from rock & broke ankle hitting rock cliff. Born Jan 20, 1902 Died 1991
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Sparks, Harry James
Worked 1930 for Borglum
Laborer .50/hr. Quit after brother Albert broke ankle. Born Oct 9, 1903. Died Jan 1, 1992.
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Spoonts, Lorine J.
Spoonts Worked for ?
civic leader, Friend of Borglum
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Spotts, Gladys Swenson Hallsted
Worked ? for Borglum
Operated bunkhouse and dining room with husband Charles Halsted. Meals were .35, room & board $1/day. Bunkhouse slept 10-14 men.
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Spotts, Julian C. "Spotts" "Clyde"
Worked 1935 for Borglum
Engineer. Married Gladys Swenson in 1944. Died Feb 1977
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Spriggs, A. J. "Jerry"
Worked 1929, 1933, 1940-41 for Borglum, WPA
1929: Carpenter .75/hr. 1933: WPA Laborer .35/hr. 1940-41: Night watchman .75/hr. Separated 9/30/41 lack of funds. Deceased
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Spriggs, Archie D.
Worked 1932 for WPA
Laborer .35/hr.
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Stangle, A.B. "Babe"
Worked 1929-30 for Borglum
1929: Laborer .50/hr. 1930: Driller .60/hr.
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Stanley, Carl
Worked 1927 for Borglum
Laborer .40/hr.
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Stevens, James
Worked 1933 for WPA
Laborer .35/hr. Was also with survey crew - boundary line. Graduated SD Tech Civil Engineer 1934. Born 1916
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Streets, A.
Worked 1933 for WPA
Laborer .35/hr.
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Strong, C.F.
Worked 1927 for Borglum?
Police .40/hr.
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Stutzke, Max F.
Worked 1933 for Borglum
Age 45. Stone mason. Helped build two stone fireplaces in Borglum's first studio. Died 1968. Wife Rosie May. Son Cal
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Swanson, Theodore "Ted"
Worked 1927 for Borglum
Carpenter .85/hr. Deceased
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Swanzey, Harold David "Davey" "Red"
Swanzey Worked 1927, 1930, 1932, 1934 for Borglum, WPA
1927: Laborer .40/hr. 1930: Laborer .50/hr. 1932: WPA .35/hr. 1934: .50/hr. Died 1939. Father was David N. Swanzey
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Swenson, Boyd "Butch"
Worked 1938-39 for Borglum
Age 18 Laborer .50/hr. Carol Pope's brother. Died 1979
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Swisher, Clyde
Worked mid '30s for Borglum
Sculptor. Deceased
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Tallman, William S. "Bill"
Tallman Worked 1929-37? for Borglum
1929: Age 23 Pointer $1.11/hr. 1930-35: Supt. $10.50/day. Resigned. 1937: Supt. $250/month. Worked for Borglum prior -->
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Thomas, A. K.
Worked ? for Borglum
Special disbursing Agent. Deceased
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Thompson, Jean W. "Beaner"
Worked 1938-39 for Borglum
Age 15 chuck tender 1938, 1 week. 1938-39: driller 3 months. Worked between Washington, Jefferson & Hall of Records crevasses.
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Thompson, Pat
Worked for ?
NO INFORMATION
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Thornton, W.A.
Worked 1934 for Borglum
Laborer .50/hr.
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Tone, David
Tone Worked 1930 for Borglum
Laborer .40/hr. raised to .50/hr.
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Townsend, Emmet
Worked 1930, 1932 for Borglum, WPA
1930: Driller .55/hr. 1932: WPA .35/hr. Died 1968
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Tucker, J. G. "Jesse"
Tucker Worked 1927 for Borglum
Supt. Contractor
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Twining, John
Worked 1929-30 for Borglum
Driller .55/hr raised to .60/hr. 1930. Deceased Buried in Keystone
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Udean, Frank
Worked 1930 for Borglum
Laborer .50/hr.
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Valdez, Adolph
Worked 1940-41 for Borglum
1940: Laborer .50/hr. 1941: Driller .60/hr. Deceased. Brother of Leo, Zeke
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Valdez, Leo
Valdez Worked 1939 for Borglum
Laborer .50/hr. Died 2000. Brother of Zeke & Adolph.
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Valdez, Zeke
Worked ? for Borglum
Laborer .50/hr. Brother of Leo & Adolph
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Vandenburg, Kieron
Worked 1934 for Borglum
Driller .60/hr. raised to .65/hr.
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Villa, Hugo
Villa Worked 1929-30, 1940-41 for Borglum
1929: Sculptors Asst $20/day 1/2 time. 1930: Pt. Time $10/day. 1940-41: Chief Pointer $1.50/hr.? Previously worked with Borglum.
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Virtue, Lloyd "Lively"
Virtue Worked 1932-33, 1936-39 for Borglum
1932: Winchman .60/hr. 1933: Blacksmith .70/hr. 1936-37: Blacksmith .75/hr. 1938-39: Forman of ground work .90/hr. Died 1970.
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Virtue, Ralph
Worked 1937-39 for ?
1937: winchman 1938-39: Age 18 .50/hr. Helped on Hall of Records & Studio. Died 1-28-2002 Age 83. Son of Lloyd.
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Vodicka, Joseph
Worked 1920s-1939 for Borglum
Started working for Borglum 1920s - 1939. Chauffer $30/month plus all expenses when driving for Borglum. Worked mostly on Ranch
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Vranich, Chris
Vranich Worked 1932-40 for WPA, Borglum
1932: Age 45 Laborer WPA .35/hr. 1933-35: Sr. Driller .75/hr. 1936-37: Asst. Carver $1/hr. !937-40: Sr. Driller .75/hr. Deceased
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Wagar, Marvin
Worked 1927 for Borglum
Laborer .40/hr. raised to .50/hr. Mined and died in Coeur d' Alone District, Idaho. Died 1960
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Walker, Alonzo "Lon"
Worked 1931 for Borglum
Driller .65/hr. Supt of Pearless Mine, Bother-in-law of Doc Brewer. Deceased
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Wasser, Maxine
Worked 1935-38 for Borglum
Clerk of the works $75/hr. Worked for John Boland and Rushmore Memorial Commission. Died Oct 28, 1984.
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Watson, Marion Gesford "Mony"
Watson Worked 1927, 1930-32, 1935-41 for Borglum, WPA
1927: Age 16 Laborer .40/hr. 1930-31 Laborer .50/hr. 1932: WPA Laborer .35/hr. 1935-36: Sr Driller .75/hr. 1937-41: $1-$1.25/hr.
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Watson, Stephen E "Steve"
Worked 1933 for WPA
Laborer .35/hr. Partner, Basil Canfield, Mined feldspar near Harney. Deceased
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Webb, Joe
Worked 1927 for Borglum
Laborer .40/hr.
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Weber, Mike
Worked 1928-29 for Borglum
Age 21 Laborer .45/hr. Worked on Washington's nose. Lived in boarding house in Keystone, SD.
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Wellman, Ivan B.
Worked 1939-40 for Borglum
Laborer .50/hr. Deceased
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Westrack, Erick
Worked 1927 for Borglum
Carpenter .75/hr. Deceased
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Whitney, Loid E.
Worked 1930 for Borglum
Driller .60/hr.
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Wilcox, Gale Hill
Wilcox Worked 1934-41 for Borglum
1934: Age 22 Driller .60/hr. 1935-36: Custodian $60/month raised to $75/month. 1937-41: Winchman .55/hr. Deceased
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Wilcox, George Orson
Wilcox Worked 1936-38, 1940 for Borglum
1936-38: Age 17 Callman .55/hr. 1940: Laborer .50/hr. Died Nov 3, 1984. Buried Black Hills National Cemetery, Deadwood.
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