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    • Flora Wong to Charles 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...
    • 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"
    • 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
    • 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
    • Bannack Mining District records, 1862-1863.

    • 1862; 1863
    • Plummer, Henry Amos, d. 1864.; Gold mines and mining--Montana--Bannack.; Mining districts--Montana--Bannack.; Bannack (Mont.)--Politics and government.
    • Minutes of the miners' meeting in Bannack.
    • 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
    • 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...
    • James Montfort interview, 1987 Aug. 1.

    • 1987-08-01
    • Wilson (Mont.); Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Recreation--Montana--Fort Peck.; Truck drivers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.;...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • John Maxness and Leila McPherson Maxness interview, 1987 Aug. 1.

    • 1987-08-01
    • McPherson, Tom.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Taverns (Inns)--Montana.; Fort Peck Dam (Mont.); McCone City (Mont.)
    • Interviewed by Mary Murphy on 1 Aug. 1987 in Fort Peck, Mont., as part of the repository's New Deal in Montana/Fort Peck Dam Oral History Project.; Topics include living in McCone City; Leila's work running a tavern with her first husband, Tom...
    • 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...
    • 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),...
    • Typed letter from W.H. Hoover, Attorney, to Governor Erickson, 1932 August 2 and copy of typed reply, 1932 August 9.
    • Holter Family papers, 1861-1968.

    • 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; 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
    • Cattle raising--Montana.; Barbour, Marian Holter.; Barbour, Philip Richmond.; Hauser, Samuel Thomas, 1833-1914.; Holter, Anton M., 1831-1921.; Holter, Aubrey M., 1883-1945.; Holter, Norman B., 1868-1957.; Holter, Norman J., 1914-1983.; Holter...
    • "Pioneer Lumbering in Montana"
    • 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),...
    • Letter from Helen Piper regarding the 1935 Helena earthquake
    • 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.
    • Page 3 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...
    • 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.
    • 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"
    • 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.
    • Curley Meek narrative, [19--].

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    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Samuel Thomas Hauser papers, 1864-1914.

    • 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; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914
    • Barbour, Ashburn K. (Ashburn Kennett); Broadwater, Charles A. (Charles Arthur), 1840-1892.; Carter, Thomas Henry, 1854-1911.; Clark, William Andrews, 1839-1925.; Conrad, William G., 1848-1914.; Corbin, D. C. (Daniel Chase), 1832-1918.; Dahler,...
    • Andrew Hammond letter to Samuel Hauser regarding the city of Anaconda’s bid to be Montana’s Capital
    • 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
    • Sidney Edgerton family papers, 1859-1884.

    • 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
    • Overland journeys.; Egerton family.; Frontier and pioneer life--Montana--Bannack.; Governors--Montana.; Vigilantes--Montana--Bannack.; Bannack (Mont.)--History.; Great Plains--Description and travel.; Montana--Description and travel.;...
    • Letter from Salish Chief Victor to Territorial Governor Sidney Edgerton asking Edgerton to keep white settlers out of the Bitterroot
    • Vigilantes records, 1863-1884.

    • 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884
    • Murphy, Con, d. 1884.; Outlaws--Montana--Virginia City.; Vigilantes--Montana--Virginia City.
    • The bylaws and official oath of allegiance of the vigilantes of Virginia City and surrounding area
    • 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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