SDRA Historical Archive

SDRA began publishing a newsletter for our members in 1899, two years after the organization was founded. We've scanned a few newsletters from several decades to give you a flavor of what the hot topics were at various times in the Association's history.

Visit this link to see documents from the earliest days of the Association.

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1899NovFirstNewsletterCover1899 - 1900 Newsletters

November, 1899: Our first newsletter

Dec1899Jan1900SDRetailerCoverDecember, 1899-January, 1900 Newsletter

February, 1900 Newsletter

May, 1900 Newsletter

June, 1900 Newsletter

July, 1900 Newsletter

October, 1900 Newsletter

 

1910 - 1919

May, 1916 Newsletter

1929PreconventionNewsletterPg1

1929

May 1929 Newsletter: Including pre-convention information

June, 1929 Convention Reports:

1930

May 1930 Newsletter: Including pre-convention information

June, 1930 Convention Reports:

 

1931

1931 Pre-convention Mailer

1931 Convention Summary Newsletter

 

1932JuneConventionProgramPage11932

1932 Convention Program

June, 1932 Convention Reports:

1947

April 15, 1947 Newsletter

June 1, 1947 Newsletter: Including booth layout for annual convention

 

1948

May 1948 Petition and Brochure: Seeking government economy, tax equality and tax relief

May 1, 1948 Newsletter

May 15, 1948 Newsletter

May 27, 1948 Newsletter

May 30, 1948 Pre-convention Mailer

1948MayPreConventionYearbookMay, 1948 Pre-Convention Official Program and Yearbook: Grocers Commercial Bulletin and Meat Dealers News

July 1948 Newsletter

July 1, 1948 Letter to Members

August 1948 Newsletter

August 23, 1948 Greater South Dakota Association Newsletter

Note: this was not a South Dakota Retailers Association publication, but it had been saved in our records and contains some interesting information, so we decided to share it.

September 1948 Newsletter

October 1948 Newsletter

November 1948 Newsletter

December 1948 Newsletter

 

19491949JanuaryNewsletterCover

January 1949 Newsletter

February 1949 Newsletter

March 1949 Newsletter

April 1949 Newsletter

May 1949 Newsletter

November 1949 Newsletter

 

1950

January 1950 Newsletter

February 1950 Newsletter

March 1950 Newsletter1950JanuaryNewsletterPg1

April 1950 Newsletter

May 1950 Newsletter

June 1950 Newsletter

July 1950 Newsletter

July 1950 Annual Convention Preview

September  1950 Tentative Convention Program

September 1950 Pre-convention Program: Including "Policing Korea"

1950 Pre-convention Mailer: Including "Dear Exhibitor"

September 1950 Official Convention Program

October 1950 Newsletter

November 1950 Newsletter

 

1951

January 1951 Newsletter1951JanuaryNewsletterCover

Late January 1951 Newsletter and Letter to Legislature

March 1951 Newsletter

April 1951 Newsletter

April 4-20, 1951 Price and Wage Control Advisory Service

April 30-May 2, 1951 Price and Wage Control Advisory Service

May 1951 Newsletter

 

1972

January 1972 Newsletter: Including newspaper clippings regarding interest on consumer credit

1972 Legislative Bulletin #1

1972 Legislative Bulletin #2

1972 Legislative Bulletin #31972JanuaryNewsletterCover

1972 Legislative Bulletin #4

February 1972 Newsletter

1972 Legislative Bulletin #5

March 1972 Newsletter

April 1972 Newsletter: Including quarterly sales & use tax collection report

May 1972 Newsletter

Mid-May 1972 =Newsletter

July 1972 Newsletter

August 1972 Newsletter

September 1972 Newsletter

October 1972 Newsletter: Including a chart showing the number of retail employees in each South Dakota county

November 1972 Newsletter: Including quarterly sales & use tax collection report

December 1972 Newsletter

 

1980

August/September 1980 Newsletter

October 1980 Newsletter

November 1980 Newsletter

December 1980 Newsletter

 

1981JanuaryNewsletterPg11981

January 1981 Newsletter

 

1984JanFebNewsletterCover1984

January-February 1984 Newsletter