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    • Harry J. Rutter reminiscence, 1931

    • 1931
    • Cattle drives--Montana.; Cattle drives--West (U.S.); Cowboys--Montana.; Cree Indians--Missouri River Valley.; Land companies--Montana.; Ranch life--Montana.; Ranches--Montana.; N Bar N Ranch (Mont.)
    • Reminiscence (1931) by Harry Rutter
    • Silver Bow County (Mont.) Sanitary Conditions report

    • 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912
    • Copper mines and mining--Montana.; Working class--Montana.; Labor disputes--Montana.; Miners--Disease and hygiene--Montana.; Mines and mineral resources--Montana.; Occupational diseases--Montana.; Public health--Montana.; Silicosis--Montana.;...
    • "Report of Investigation of Sanitary Conditions in Mines, and of the Conditions Under Which the Miners Live in Silver Bow County"
    • Charles Wong to Flora Wong

    • 1946; 1947; 1948
    • Chinese Americans--Montana--Helena
    • The Wong Family of Helena, Montana, were Chinese-Americans who owned a grocery on South Main St. Collection consists of letters (1948) in Chinese between Charles Wong (Wong Mingzhu) and Flora Wong (born Lee Jong Hai). The letters document the...
    • John Galen Carter diary, 1906-1926.

    • 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926
    • Carter, Ellen Galen--Correspondence.; Galen, Hugh F., 1826-1899--Correspondence.; United States. Congress. Senate--Officials and employees--Diaries.; Americans--Canada--Diaries.; Americans--Cuba--Diaries.; Americans--Europe, Western--Diaries.;...
    • Accompanied by a typescript copy of a letter (1896) written by H.F. Galen to his daughter discussing his family's history.
    • Alden Canterbury interview, 1987 Jul. 30.

    • 1987-07-30
    • Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Dredging--Montana--Fort Peck.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Towboats--Montana--Fort Peck.; Fort Peck (Mont.)--Social...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Alma Coffin Kirkpatrick reminiscence, [ca. 1910].

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    • Overland journeys to Montana--Personal narratives.; Coffin family.; Rosebud (Steamboat); Ranch life--Montana--Beaverhead County.; Schools--Montana--Glendale (Beaverhead County); Steamboat travel--Missouri River.; Steamboats--Missouri River.; Women...
    • Excerpt from Alma Coffin Kirkpatrick's reminiscence discussing her trip to Montana Territory
    • Carl H. Plumlee interview, 1987 Jul. 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Montana Power Company--Employees--Interviews.; Montana State College--Alumni and alumnae--Interviews.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Dredging--Montana--Fort Peck.; Engineers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; New Deal,...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Charles Kennedy interview, 1982 Apr. 23.

    • 1982-04-23
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company--Employees--Interviews.; Copper mines and mining--Montana.; Labor unions--Montana.; Loggers--Montana--Bonner--Interviews.; Loggers--Montana--Milltown--Interviews.; Logging--Montana--Bonner.;...
    • Interviewed by Laurie Mercier on 23 Apr. 1982 in Dixon, Mont., as part of the repository's Montanans at Work Oral History Project.; Topics include his work as a logger and teamster in Bonner and Milltown from 1908 into the 1930s; his work...
    • Clyde Gore interview, 1982 Mar. 30.

    • 1982-03-30
    • Agriculture--Montana--Fergus County.; Automobile dealers--Montana--Hobson--Interviews.; Chrysler automobile.; Gypsum industry--Montana--Employees--Interviews.; Ranching--Montana--Fergus County.
    • Interviewed by Laurie Mercier on 30 Mar. 1982 in Hobson, Mont., as part of the repository's Montanans at Work Oral History Project.; Topics include farming south of Hobson, Fergus County, ca. 1910-1930; his work as a hired hand on various area...
    • Emil Kravik interview, 1987 Jul. 30.

    • 1987-07-30
    • Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Dredging--Montana--Fort Peck.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Pipelines--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Truck...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Emmanuel Taylor Gordon papers, 1881-1980.

    • 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980
    • Florence Mining Company (Neihart, Mont.); Gordon, Rose Beatris, 1885-1968.; Gordon, Taylor, 1893-1971.; Gordon family.; Montana Federation of Negro Women's Clubs.; African American authors--Montana.; African American singers.; African American...
    • Scope and content: The collection is arranged into four subgroups. The first two are Taylor Gordon and Rose Gordon, each including correspondence, financial records, legal documents, writings, clippings, and miscellany. Correspondence addressed to...
    • Ethelyn "Brownie" Mason interview, 1987 Jul. 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Secretaries--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Women--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Fort Peck...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Evelyn J. Cameron and Ewen S. Cameron papers, 1893-1929.

    • 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929
    • British Americans--Montana--Prairie County; Ornithologists--Montana--Prairie County; Photography--Montana--Prairie County; Ranches--Montana--Prairie County; Scottish Americans--Montana--Prairie County; Women--Montana--Prairie County--Diaries; Women...
    • Evelyn Cameron 1899 diary.
    • Faye Hoven interview, 1982 Mar. 30.

    • 1982-03-30
    • Agriculture--Montana--Hobson.; Farm life--Montana--Hobson.; Frontier and pioneer life--Montana--Winnett.; Ranck life--Montana--Hobson.; Ranching--Montana--Hobson.; Women--Montana--Hobson--Interviews.
    • Interviewed by Laurie Mercier on 30 Mar. 1982 in Hobson, Mont., as part of the repository's Montanans at Work Oral History Project.; Topics include her parents homestead south of Winnett before 1920; farming and ranching at Hobson from the 1920s...
    • Fred Michels interview, 1987 Aug. 2.

    • 1987-08-02
    • Grocery trade--Montana--Fort Peck--Employees--Interviews.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Fort Peck (Mont.)--Social life and customs.
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Grace Marron Gilmore papers, 1884-1943.

    • 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943
    • Women ranchers--Montana--Dawson County.; Ranches--Montana--Dawson County.
    • Letter to a friend discussing her garden and ranch.
    • Hester Ferguson Henshall journal, [Aug. 1903 or 1904].

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    • Henshall, Hester Ferguson, 1849-1926.; Henshall, James A. (James Alexander), 1836-1925.; Bozeman National Fish Hatchery--Photographs.; Women naturalists--Yellowstone National Park--Diaries.; Women travelers--Yellowstone National Park--Diaries.;...
    • Hester Ferguson Henshall was the wife of Doctor James A. Henshall, superintendent in charge of the U.S. Fish Commission Station near Bozeman, Montana. In August of 1903 or 1904, she and her husband traveled through Yellowstone National Park for a...
    • Irma Brown Reeder papers, 1927-1963.

    • 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963
    • Americans--Soviet Union--Diaries.; Tourist camps, hostels, etc.--Montana--Livingston.; Women--Montana--Big Sandy--Diaries.; Women--Montana--Livingston--Diaries.; World War, 1939-1945--War work--Washington (State)--Bremerton.; Soviet...
    • Diary documenting daily life--June 16, 1928
    • James Wiseman and Florence Wiseman interview, 1987 Jul. 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Construction workers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Laundresses--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Jim Wardlow interview, 1987 July 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Aeronautics--Montana--Fort Peck.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Houseboats--Montana--Fort Peck.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Recreation--Montana--Fort...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Juanita Cooke interview, 1991 Mar. 27.

    • 1991-03-27
    • Avenger Field (Sweetwater, Tex.); Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.); Air pilots, Military--United States--Interviews.; Flight training--Texas--Sweetwater.; Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941.; Women air pilots--United States--Interviews.;...
    • Interviewed by John Terreo on 27 Mar. 1991 in Helena, Mont., as part of the repository's 20th Century Montana Military Veterans Oral History Project.; Topics include her early flying experiences in California; her acquisition of a pilot's license...
    • Juanita W. Cooke interview, 1991 May 8.

    • 1991-05-08
    • Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.); Air pilots, Military--United States--Interviews.; Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane); Mitchell bomber.; P-40 (Fighter planes); Women air pilots--United States--Interviews.; Women...
    • Interviewed by John Terreo on 8 May 1991 in Helena, Mont., as part of the repository's 20th Century Montana Military Veterans Oral History Project.; Topics include her early flying lessons; landing a malfunctioning P-40 fighter plane at the...
    • Lucia A. Darling papers, 1863-1904.

    • 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904
    • Overland journeys to Montana--Personal narratives.; Edgerton, Sidney, 1818-1900--Family.; Howey, Laura--Correspondence.; Frontier and pioneer life--Montana--Bannack.; Schools--Montana--Bannack.; Women teachers--Montana--Bannack.; Women...
    • Scope and content: This collection contains one diary kept by Lucia Darling during her trip to Bannack (June l-September 17, 1863; typescript copies are also in the collection); an eight-page typescript reminiscence by Lucia Darling Park entitled...
    • Montana Adjutant General's Office Records 1889-1959.

    • 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959
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    • Scope and content: Records. 1889-1959. 48 linear feet. This collection consists of five series: General Correspondence (1913-1959); Legal Documents (1915-1958); Reports (1916-1940); Subject Files (1939-1950); and Military Personnel Records...
    • Montana Good Government State Central Committee records, 1895-1919 (bulk 1913-1919).

    • 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919
    • Boyd, Mary Sumner.; Coit, Eleanor G.; United States. Constitution 19th Amendment.; Montana Federation of Women's Clubs.; Suffrage--Montana.; Suffrage--Montana--Societies, etc.; Suffragists--Montana.; Women--Suffrage--Montana.; Montana--Politics and...
    • Quote from Jeanette Rankin regarding women and politics
    • Montana Governors records 1889-1962.

    • 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962
    • Ayers, Roy Elmer, 1882-1955.; Babcock, Tim, 1919-; Aronson, J. Hugo (John Hugo), 1891-1978.; Bonner, John W. (John Woodrow), 1902-1970.; Cooney, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1872-1935.; Crosby, John Schuyler, 1839-1914.; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore),...
    • Handwritten letter from Mrs. L.R. Lang, manager, Women's Exchange, to Governor Erickson, 1931 August 18 and copy of typed reply, 1931 August 22.
    • Montana Legislature (44th: 1975) records, 1975.

    • 1975
    • Bills, Legislative--Montana.; Elections--Montana.; Gambling--Montana.; Legislative bodies--Montana--Committees.; Women--Legal status, laws, etc.; Women's rights.; Montana--Politics and government.
    • Hank Deschenes testimony in opposition to HB 319
    • Montana Governors records 1889-1962.

    • 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962
    • Ayers, Roy Elmer, 1882-1955.; Babcock, Tim, 1919-; Aronson, J. Hugo (John Hugo), 1891-1978.; Bonner, John W. (John Woodrow), 1902-1970.; Cooney, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1872-1935.; Crosby, John Schuyler, 1839-1914.; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore),...
    • Letter to Governor Cooney from Margaret Loughlin regarding Butte labor disturbances
    • Eva Marie MacLean papers, [ca. 1930s-ca. 1970s].

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    • Dawson County (Mont.)--History.; Richland County (Mont.)--History.; Wibaux County (Mont.)--History.
    • The W.P.A. and I", short story and outline for future installments by Eva MacLean, undated.
    • John Galen Carter diary, 1906-1926.

    • 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926
    • Carter, Ellen Galen--Correspondence.; Galen, Hugh F., 1826-1899--Correspondence.; United States. Congress. Senate--Officials and employees--Diaries.; Americans--Canada--Diaries.; Americans--Cuba--Diaries.; Americans--Europe, Western--Diaries.;...
    • Typescript copy of letter written by H.F. Galen to his daughter discussing his family history, December 31, 1896.
    • Jorgen Jorgensen family papers, 1921-1938.

    • 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938
    • Danish Americans • Montana • Dagmar.; Threshing • Montana • Dagmar.; Dagmar (Mont.) • Biography.; Jorgensen family.
    • "Boyhood Recollections: A Narrative of Homestead Days in Northeastern Montana"
    • Pearl Sparks Unglesbee Danniel papers, 1885-1975.

    • 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975
    • Homesteaders--Montana--McCone County.; Danniel, Pearl, 1885-1975.; Danniel, Perry Scott.; Sparks, Albert Leroy.; Unglesbee, Clarence, d. 1927.; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.; Shepherds--Montana--McCone County.; Women...
    • Scope and content: This collection consists primarily of the writings of Pearl Danniel. Writings include several uncompleted versions (written from the 1930s to the 1970s) of her autobiography. In addition there are several works of fiction,...
    • Ruby Morton Martin interview, 1987 Jul. 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Health facilities--Montana--Fort Peck.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Nurses--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.;...
    • Interviewed by Diane Sands on 31 Jul. 1987 in Fort Peck, Mont., as part of the repository's New Deal in Montana/Fort Peck Dam Oral History Project.; Topics include her training and work as a nurse; health care facilities at the dam; residing in a...
    • Don Anderson writing, 1959

    • 1959
    • Newspaper publishing--Montana.; Montana--Newspapers.; Anaconda Company.; Lee Enterprises.; Lee Newspapers of Montana.
    • unpublished manuscript concerns the 1959 sale of seven Anaconda Company newspapers to Lee Enterprises
    • Tom Mullen interview, 1987 Jul. 30.

    • 1987-07-30
    • Construction workers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Dam failures--Montana--Fort Peck.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Pipelines--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and...
    • Interviewed by Rick Duncan on 30 Jul. 1987 in Fort Peck, Mont., as part of the repository's New Deal in Montana/Fort Peck Dam Oral History Project.; Topics include his work in tunnels and on pipelines; his job on a derrick boat; the slide disaster...
    • William Fly interview, 1987 Jul. 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Clerks--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Dam failures--Montana--Fort Peck.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Fort Peck...
    • Interviewed by Mary Murphy on 31 Jul. 1987 in Fort Peck, Mont., as part of the repository's New Deal in Montana/Fort Peck Dam Oral History Project.; Topics include his childhood in Laurel; his clerical work on the dam project; life in the barracks;...

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