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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
    • 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
    • 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...
    • Clarence Crane interview, 1987 Aug. 1.

    • 1987-08-01
    • Construction workers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Fort Peck (Mont.)--Social conditions.; Fort...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Cornelius Hedges papers, 1831-1907.

    • 1831; 1832; 1833; 1834; 1835; 1836; 1837; 1838; 1839; 1840; 1841; 1842; 1843; 1844; 1845; 1846; 1847; 1848; 1849; 1850; 1851; 1852; 1853; 1854; 1855; 1856; 1857; 1858; 1859; 1860; 1861; 1862; 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; 1905; 1906; 1907
    • Hedges family.; Freemasons--Montana.; Frontier and pioneer life--Montana.; Gold mines and mining--Montana--Marysville (Lewis and Clark County); Mining corporations--Montana.; Helena (Mont.)--Social life and customs.; Yellowstone National Park.
    • Letter to parents regarding Montana mining frontier and conditions.
    • 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
    • Emily R. Meredith papers, 1862-1867 and undated.

    • 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867
    • Meredith, Emily R. (Emily Robinson), 1836-1913.; Meredith, Frederick A., b. 1835.; American bison hunting--Montana.; Frontier and pioneer life--Montana.; Miners--Montana.; Nez Percé Indians--Hunting--Montana.; Bannack (Mont.)--History.; Bitterroot...
    • Letter to her father describing living conditions in Bannack
    • Francis "Frank" Elliott Papers, 1866-1881.

    • 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1881
    • Elliott family--Correspondence.; Skeffington, Joseph--Correspondence.; Frontier and pioneer life--Montana--Beartown (Granite County); Frontier and pioneer life--Montana--Virginia City.; Gold mines and mining--Montana--Beartown (Granite County);...
    • Letter to Father discussing conditions in Virginia City.
    • George Larson interview, 1987 Aug. 1.

    • 1987-08-01
    • 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...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • 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
    • Jerold Van Faasen interview, 1987 Aug. 3.

    • 1987-08-03
    • Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Engineers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Fort Peck (Mont.)--Social conditions.; Fort Peck...
    • 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...
    • Montana Forestry Division Records 1896-1987.

    • 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; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984; 1985; 1986; 1987
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    • Scope and content: Records. 1896-1987. 30 linear feet. Records consist primarily of subject files (1940s-1970s) for forestry- and conservation-oriented organizations, state agencies, and federal agencies, and topical subject files. These files...
    • 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 Dixon from W. M. Black regarding conditions in Toole County
    • Curley Meek narrative, [19--].

    •  
    • Meek, Curley.; Titter, Herbert.; Montana Historical Society. Photograph Archives.; Oil fields--Montana--Cat Creek (Petroleum County : Town)--Photographs.; Petroleum workers--Montana--Cat Creek (Petroleum County : Town)--Photographs.
    • Oral history summary of Curley Meek describing a series of 1920 photographs
    • 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 Stewart from Jack Bennett regarding I. W. W disturbance
    • 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),...
    • Montana State Board of Health Annual report, 1905.
    • 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"
    • Eva Marie MacLean papers, [ca. 1930s-ca. 1970s].

    •  
    • 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.
    • Montana Council of Defense records, 1916-1921.

    • 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921
    • Dunne, Willis Francis, 1887-1953.; Templeton, Walter.; Rohn, Oscar.; Von Waldru, Eberhardt.; Montana Council of Defense.; United States. Council of National Defense.; Civil defense--Montana.; County agricultural agents--Montana.; German...
    • Letter from F. D. Becker to Governor S. V. Stewart regarding the IWW, June 27, 1917
    • 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),...
    • Montana State Board of Health Annual report, 1909.
    • 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 Norris from John Mitchell Chapple re: sketch of Montana for "Stories of the States" book March 4, 1910 and response letter and sketch, March 11, 1910.
    • Page 7 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),...
    • Scope and content: Records consist of materials generated by Montana Governor's Office during the course of regular business.There are subgroups for each of the Legislative Assemblies from 1893-1935, including the Governor's correspondence with the...
    • 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,...
    • Philip Gannon interview, 1987 Aug. 2.

    • 1987-08-02
    • Dam failures--Montana--Fort Peck.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Engineers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Fort Peck...
    • Interviewed by Rick Duncan on 2 Aug. 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 as an engineer; the slide disaster of 1938; and recreation in the area.;...
    • 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...
    • 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"
    • 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...
    • Walter Luse interview, 1987 Jul. 30.

    • 1987-07-30
    • 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 Dam (Mont.)
    • 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 clearing brush; his other jobs; the drilling business; and the slide...
    • 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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