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South Dakota State Historical Society
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Public history, historic preservation, architectural history, environmental history, women's history, South Dakota history
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About Me

Liz Almlie graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in History from Augustana University (Sioux Falls SD) in 2008, and with a Master of Arts in Public History and Certificate in Historical Archaeology & Cultural Resource Management from the University of South Carolina (Columbia) in 2010.  She has been a Historic Preservation Specialist with the South Dakota State Historic Preservation Office since March 2011.

Recent Publications

History in South Dakota., April 22, 2015-present.

“From the Capitol to Main Street: The Landscape of the Woman Suffrage Movement in South Dakota,” South Dakota History 49(4) (December 2019), 257-307.

Introduction, in Robert W. Sebesta, Early Churches in South Dakota: A Lasting Legacy. Pierre: South Dakota Historical Society Press, 2018.

“Continuity & Revitalization: The Possibilities of Historic Preservation.” Architecture SD 6(1) (Summer 2016), 20-23.

An uneasy fit: History in historic preservation.” History@Work, Public History Commons, NCPH.  February 3, 2015.  Published online: Tamara Gaskell, Ed. Preserving Places: Reflections on the National Historic Preservation Act at Fifty from The Public Historian, NCPH, October 2016.

“Memories Painted on the Walls: Felix Walking and the Murals of the Old Marty Gym.” South Dakota History 43(4) (Winter 2013).

Media Coverage
Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
Expertise by Chronology
Expertise by Topic
Art & Architectural History, Environment, Public History, Women