Mount Rushmore


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Postcards of Mount Rushmore under construction Rapid City, South Dakota Early twentieth century 2004.025.001 and 2004.025.012 - Gift of William P. Jones


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Millions of people have visited Mount Rushmore, but did you know that the carver was Danish-American? Gutzon Borglum was born in 1867 to Danish immigrant parents.


  • Gutzon Borglum at work scultping Mount Rushmore.

  • Postcard of Lincoln's face under construction.