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    • Culver Studio, Maiden, Montana

    • 1993
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    • William Culver was the earliest photographer in the Central Montana area. He first established his photography business in the town of Maiden, Montana in 1883 and then later moved to Lewistown in 1886.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

    • 1991-05-19
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    • Homes on the south side of the 900 block on Main Street before they were demolished.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

    • 1991-05-19
    •  
    • Homes on the south side of the 900 block on Main Street before they were demolished.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

    • 1991-05-19
    •  
    • Homes on the south side of the 900 block on Main Street before they were demolished.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

    • 1991-05-19
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    • Homes on the south side of the 900 block on Main Street before they were demolished. Kent's Photo Shop is on the corner.
    • Lewistown, Montana view from the southeast.

    • 1989
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    • View of area where Big Casino Creek joins with Spring Creek near Ash Street, Lewistown, Montana. This is the area where the first trading post was constructed by Peter Koch in 1873 when it was thought that the area would be set aside for the Crow...
    • Culver Studio on the left and the Culver home on the right. Lewistown, Montana

    • 1988-07-18
    • Photographers; William Culver family; Homes;
    • The home was built by William Culver who was the earliest photographer in the Central Montana area. He first established his photography business in the town of Maiden, Montana in 1883 and then later moved (1886) to Lewistown and built the Culver...
    • Culver Studio, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1979-04-07
    • Photographers; William H. Culver;
    • The home was built by William Culver who was the earliest photographer in the Central Montana area. He first established his photography business in the town of Maiden, Montana in 1883 and then later moved (1886) to Lewistown and built the Culver...
    • Culver Studio, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1979-04-07
    • Photographers; William H. Culver;
    • The home was built by William Culver who was the earliest photographer in the Central Montana area. He first established his photography business in the town of Maiden, Montana in 1883 and then later moved (1886) to Lewistown and built the Culver...
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1978
    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

    • 1977
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    • Home located at the corner of Washington and 5th Avenue North. It was the first school house moved from the 500 block on Main Street to this location and turned into a home. It was later moved to the Joyland Road.
    • Von Tobel's carriage house, Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1975
    • Rudolph von Tobel;
    • Rudolph Von Tobel's carriage house (originally located at 301 W. Watson). Shows the carriage house before it was moved to become part of the Art Center at 801 W. Broadway.
    • Bourke Implement, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1975
    • Buildings;
    • Bourke Implement was located on the corner of 4th and Janeaux, Lewistown, Montana. The building was built around 1902-03.
    • Eddie's Corner, Montana

    • 1973-02-07
    • Grain Elevators;
    • Crew moving the ConAgra elevator from Kolin to Moore. February 7, 1973.
    • Eddies Corner, Montana

    • 1973-02-07
    • Grain Elevators;
    • Crew moving an elevator from Kolin, Montana to Moore, Montana on the highway
    • Eddies Corner, Montana

    • 1973-02-07
    • Grain elevators;
    • Crew moving conagra elevator from Kolin to Moore on the highway at Eddie's Corner near Moore, Montana
    • Eddies Corner, Montana

    • 1973-02-07
    • Grain Elevators;
    • Crew moving Conagra elevator from Kolin to Moore, Montana on the highway junction of Highway 87 and 191 at Eddie's Corner.
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1973
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • Part of old building at Kendall, Montana, 1973. “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall...
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1973
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • Old building at Kendall, Montana. “Harry T. Kendall, a prospector and visionary, bought a couple of claims in the North Moccasin Mountains in 1898. In 1900, a new corporation, the Kendall Gold Mining Company, was formed by Kendall and four other...
    • Aerial View of Central Montana

    • 1972-10-18
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    • ERTS (satellite) took this photo from 570 miles in space. The Snowy Mountains are seen in the bottom right, the Little Belt Mountains are in the bottom left and the Judith and Moccasin Mountains are seen in the middle.
    • Eagles Manor, Lewitown, Montana

    • 1971
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    • Located on the south side of the 200 block on Janeaux Street. It was built in 1971 by the Lewistown Eagles Lodge.
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post interior.

    • 1969
    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the Carroll Trail on Big Spring Creek about 2 miles...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post interior

    • 1969
    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the Carroll Trail on Big Spring Creek about 2 miles...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

    • 1969
    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • View from the east side. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the Carroll Trail on Big Spring...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

    • 1969
    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • View of the trading post from the south side. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

    • 1969
    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The Reed and Bowles Trading Post (center) and the County Farm (right background) are located in the same area on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

    • 1969
    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • Entance door.The Reed and Bowles Trading Post and the County Farm are located in the same area on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post interior.

    • 1969
    •  
    • The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the Carroll Trail on Big Spring Creek about 2 miles...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post outhouse

    • 1969
    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the Carroll Trail on Big Spring Creek about 2 miles...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

    • 1969
    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • View of the north side of the building. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and station on the Carroll...
    • Water well.

    • 1966-09-01
    • Water wells;
    • Small water well near Winnett, Montana
    • Methodist Church. Lewistown, Montana

    • 1961-09-20
    • Methodist Church; Lewistown, Montana; churches;
    • The Methodist Church in Lewistown owes its beginning to Rev. W. W. Van Orsdel, pioneer missionary who was known throughout Montana as "Brother Van". The first wooden church building was built in 1886 and when the congregation grew they built a new...
    • Methodist Church. Lewistown, Montana

    • 1961-09-20
    • Methodist Church; Lewistown, Montana; churches;
    • The Methodist Church in Lewistown owes its beginning to Rev. W. W. Van Orsdel, pioneer missionary who was known throughout Montana as "Brother Van". The first wooden church building was built in 1886 and when the congregation grew they built a new...
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1955-07-16
    • Clydesdale Horses;
    • Clydesdale horses in front of the Mint Bar on 4th Avenue South.
    • Mackey building, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1955-07-16
    • Taverns; Saloons;
    • Located on the corner of Main Street and 2nd Avenue North. It was built in 1911 over the top of Spring Creek. Became the Montana Tavern. Clydesdale horses are in front of the building. The Clydesdale horses were photographed at every bar in...
    • Aerial view of Lewistown, Montana

    • 1954
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Spring Street is in the foreground and the Montana Center for the Aged is on the right in the background.
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1953
    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1953
    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana;.Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1953
    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1953
    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1953
    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • St. Joseph’s Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1953
    • Hospitals; Lewistown, Montana; Croatian Stonemasons;
    • The first unit was completed and opened on October 15, 1908. The first unit was built by Pete Tuss, a Croatian immigrant who came to Lewistown either in 1898 or 1899. The second unit, the longest of the five units, was started in 1913. John F....
    • Gas Station, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1953
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    • Central motor sales, 1953, located on the corner of 3rd Avenue South and Janeaux Street. Formerly called the Grease Spot.
    • Nash Motors.

    • 1950-1959
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located on the 100 block of Janeaux Street. Photo taken during the flood of 1953.
    • Landusky, Montana

    • 1947
    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Landusky, Montana

    • 1947
    • Landusky, Montana; churches;
    • Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Gem Cafes; Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1946
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    • It was located at the corner of 4th Avenue South and Main Street. It was owned by P.O. Mimnaugh who started the Gem Cafe in 1931 and was remodeled in 1946.
    • Hobson, Montana

    • 1943
    • Hobson, Montana;
    • The town of Hobson was named for S.S. Hobson who was an early day rancher and cowboy. The post office of Philbrook was moved to Hobson when the Great Northern Railroad came through in 1907-08. Class of 1943 Hobson High School. Standing: Walter...
    • Airport, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1942
    • Airports;
    • Photograph of the Airport in Lewistown, Montana during World War II. The airfield was used for training pilots.
    • Airport. Lewistown, Montana

    • 1942
    • Airports;
    • Photograph of the Airport in Lewistown, Montana during World War II. The airfield was used for training pilots
    • Airport. Lewistown, Montana

    • 1942
    • Airports;
    • Photograph of the Airport in Lewistown, Montana during World War II. The airfield was used for training pilots
    • Airport. Lewistown, Montana

    • 1942
    • Airports;
    • Photograph of the Airport in Lewistown, Montana during World War II. The airfield was used for training pilots
    • Airport. Lewistown, Montana

    • 1942
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • B-17 Aircraft crew-- Lewistown, Montana 1932-Standing-Pilot, Bud Hineker Co-Pilot, Marion Haley, Nav., Donald Rassner, Bombadier, Oliver Wolf Kneeling-Waist Gunner, Everett Hart, Waist Gunner, C.J. Lamure Radio-Op, C.J. Lamure, Tail Gunner, Maxson...
    • Airport. Lewistown, Montana

    • 1942
    • Airports;
    • Photograph of the Airport in Lewistown, Montana during World War II. The airfield was used for training pilots
    • Ubet Pioneeers

    • 1941-06-21
    • Freighters Monument;
    • Ubet pioneers at the dedication of the Freighters Monument held at the Fergus County Courthouse June 21, 1941.
    • Medical Society, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1940-09-29
    • Medical Society;
    • Medical Society Sept 29, 1940. Back row: (left to right) Paul J. Gans, E.M. Gans, E.W. Gans. Middle row: Charles C. Wallin, J. R.Soltero, E. A. Welden, Claude Mears, Ray Eck. Front row: James Herring, C. W. Wilder, Hazel Freed, Fred Attix, Ray...
    • Moccasin, Montana;

    • 1940
    • Moccasin, Montana;
    • Photo probably 1940's. Building later called Dicks 76 in the 1950's. Moccasin was named after the Moccasin Mountains. It was a town on the Great Northern Railway and was located in the productive wheat growing area of Montana.
    • Arro Oil Refinery on Spring Creek, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1940
    • Arro oil refinery;
    • Arro Oil Refinery is shown in the distance. It was located on Lower Spring Creek, Lewistown, MT. Railroad track in the foreground, Spring Creek is next to the railroad track with a bridge crossing over it. The Moccasin Mountains are in the...
    • Landusky, Montana

    • 1940
    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Little Ben Mill. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom town.
    • Sapphire Mine area.

    • 1940
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    • American Mine mill at Yogo, Montana. It was located on the east side of the Little Belt Mountains. Yogo sapphires are well known for their corn-flower blue color.
    • Montana National Guard

    • 1940
    • National Guard;
    • Group of Montana National Guard rifle team national matches conference.
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1940
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Looking towards the south east. George and Helen Wieglenda residence upper right-white house. “Skookum Joe” Anderson, David Jones, Frank “Pony” McPartland, J. R. Kemper, C. Snow and others, were credited with the discovery of the mines of...
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1939
    • Maiden, Montana; Frank Bryant.;
    • George Wieglenda purchased this house in Maiden in 1905. It was his residence and assay office. He let Frank and Della Bryant live in it in the 30's and 40's. It was moved by Pat Hanley in 1980 and is still located in Maiden. “Skookum Joe”...
    • CCC Camp at Lewistown, Montana

    • 1938
    • Lewistown, Montana; Civilian Conservation Corps;
    • CCC camp located at the fairgrounds in Lewistown, Montana.
    • Dust Storm at Heath, Montana

    • 1937-05-28
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Dust storm as seen from the top of the U.S. Gpysum Co. at Heath, Montana on May 28, 1937.
    • Civic Center, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1936
    • Civic Center;
    • The construction of the Lewistown Civic Center at 309 5th Avenue South. Two teams of horses are grating the hole for the foundation of the building.
    • Landusky, Montana

    • 1932
    • Landusky, Montana;
    • Old Landusky mill and office. Dr. Bryant on the front porch taken in 1932, Forest fire in 1936 buned the mill. Landusky was named after Powell “Pike” Landusky. Pike Landusky and Bob Orman discoved a gold mine in 1893 which developed into a boom...
    • Bonawitz, Norval

    • 1932
    • Football; World War II;
    • Norval Bonawitz was born in 1914 and graduated from Fergus County High School in 1933. He grew up in Lewistown, Montana and graduated from the University in Missoula, Montana in Forestry. He was commander of the P-40 group under General...

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