Scenes of Sioux Falls: A Photographic Journey exhibit at the Old Courthouse Museum
We take photographs to remember. In a way, photographs serve as historic documents. They preserve what once was and allow us to view the important events in our lives.
At first glance, these photographs of Sioux Falls appear to be just street views and buildings, scenes that were carefully composed to convey the prominent features of our city. Regardless of their subject, they are tools to help us view Sioux Falls’ past. They confirm where buildings were, what businesses occupied them, and they show a growing and everchanging community.
The exhibit Scenes of Sioux Falls: A Photographic Journey is a great way to navigate the memories we share. Some images were taken by professional photographers, while others are snapshots taken by amateurs. Regardless of who took these photographs, they help us examine the past.