Another magnificent "Images of the Past" segment by Brian Gevik with South Dakota Public Broadcasting and our very own, Jessica Michak. To hear the segment "Potato Creek Johnny & The PCJ Gold Nugget" visit http://www.sdpb.org/blogs/images-of-the-past/potato-creek-johnny-the-pcj-gold-nugget/
Be sure to check out South Dakota Public Broadcasting's interview on Dakota Midday with Deadwood History Archivist, Jessica Michak, discussing the story of Anna Gerard and her travels to Deadwood in August 1878. http://www.sdpb.org/blogs/images-of-the-past/the-story-of-anna-gerard/
Martha Jane Canary (May 1, 1852 – August 1, 1903), better known as Calamity Jane, was an American frontierswoman, and professional scout best known for her claim of being an acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok, but also for having gained fame fighting Native Americans. She is said to have also exhibited kindness and compassion, especially to the sick and needy. This contrast helped to make her a famous and infamous frontier figure.