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Home > South Dakota > Blackhawk vicinity > Ellsworth Air Force Base, Recreation Building, 1190 Chennault Street, Blackhawk, Meade County, SD



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Item Title
BWPhotos 214404

Location
1190 Chennault Street, Blackhawk vicinity, SD

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS SD-21-AA
Building/structure dates: 1942 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1943 subsequent work
Significance: Ellsworth Air Force Base performed a significant role as a flight training facility during the war, and the base as a whole is reflective of the American military buildup necessitated by World War II. As part of Ellsworth Air Force Base's initial construction in 1942, the Recreation Building is a prime example of the design and materials used in period American military construction. This building continued to be used by the base during the Cold War era beginning in the late 1940s, thus gaining additional significance.

Subjects
War (World War II)
Recreation
L-plan Buildings


Related Names
U.S. Air Force
Groethe, Bill, Photographer
Geiger, Lee, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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