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    • Cummings, Frank L.

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    • World War l; Textbook burning;
    • Frank L. Cummings was principal of the Fergus County High School, Lewistown, Montana from 1916-1923. He trained at the University of Chicago where he earned both his A.B. and A.M. degrees. To accommodate the farm boys who could not attend the full...
    • World War I Military men, Lewistown, Montana

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    • World War I;
    • Inductees for World War I gathered on the field next to the Masonic Temple in Lewistown. This site was later used for the Post Office building in 1931.
    • Wool Warehouse, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Wool Industry;
    • The wool warehouse (built 1904) located next the the Montana Railroad Depot at the end of 1st Avenue South and Brassey Street.
    • Burke Warehouse, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Wool Industry;
    • It was built by Daniel "Pickhandle" Burke in 1917. When Burke saw the need for such a building, he procured the site and set to work on his plans, little did he realize that years later his warehouse would be the storage place for nine-million...
    • Burke Warehouse, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Wool Industry;
    • It was built by Daniel "Pickhandle" Burke in 1917. When Burke saw the need for such a building, he procured the site and set to work on his plans, little did he realize that years later his warehouse would be the storage place for nine-million...
    • Wool Hauling, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Wool Industry;
    • Teams of horses pulling carts loaded with bags of wool next to the railroad station at Lewistown, Montana.
    • Willam Blackford

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    • William Blackford;
    • William Blackford, attorney in his office at 502 W. Main (Judith Bank Building)
    • Hobson, Montana

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    • Wheat art;
    • Artistic wheat arrangements mounted on a large display board at the fair. The word Hobson is designed in wheat seeds and a photo of a farm is in the middle of the display. A sign at the top of the display reads: Judith Basin Mercantile Co.
    • Hilger, Montana

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    • Wells Fargo and Co.; Milwaukee Railroad;
    • The town of Hilger is named for David Hilger, born in Henderson, Minn. in 1857. He came to Helena when he was 10 with his family in a covered wagon, receiving his education in Helena and working for James Fergus who lived on a ranch near Helena....
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Waterworks;
    • Large machine digging trenches for laying water and sewer lines in Lewistown streets.
    • Water well.

    • 1966-09-01
    • Water wells;
    • Small water well near Winnett, Montana
    • Woman washing clothes.

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    • Washing clothes;
    • A woman is washing her clothes in a wash tub on a bench in her yard.
    • Ware, Montana

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    • Ware, Montana;
    • Ware, Montana began as a Milwaukee Railroad Station which brought homesteaders. At one time it had 2 grain elevators, a service station, a school, post office and 2 saloons and a population of 350. The post office closed in 1954 (Names on the Face...
    • Empire Building, Lewistown, Montana

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    • War Bonds;
    • View of the Empire building (built 1909) located on the corner of Main Street and 4th Avenue North. Empire Bank and Trust Co. Liberty Bonds banner is wrapped around two sides of the building.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • War Bonds;
    • A crowd of people on Main Street buying war bonds during World War I.
    • Ladies at Utica, Montana

    • 1901
    • Utica, Montana; Waite family;
    • Louisa Waite (#2) with Charles Waite in baby buggie on the steet of Utica, Montana.
    • Charles Waite on horse.

    • 1901
    • Utica, Montana; Waite family;
    • Charles Waite on horse in front of his dad's (Walter Waite) livery stable in Utica.
    • Utica, Montana street scene

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    • Utica, Montana;
    • Utica, Montana about 1900. Left to right: Cottage Saloon (Jim Morris), Barber Shop, Judith Hotel, Silver Dollar Saloon, H. G. Phillips Drug Store with dance hall upstairs.
    • Utica, Montana

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    • Utica, Montana;
    • Main Street of Utica, Montana. The town of Utica started in 1880 due to the discovery of gold in nearby Yogo Gulch and the establishment of a stage route from Fort Benton to Helena, which stopped there.
    • Early Pioneers at Lewistown, Montana

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    • Travois; T. C. Power & Bro;
    • Early pioneers standing in front of T.C. Power Bro. Co. store on the corner of Main Street and 3rd Ave., Lewistown, Mont. Two people are in front of the store and one person is standing near a covered wagon (may be a Metis cart). One horse is...
    • 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

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    • 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

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The trading post can be seen near the trees in the center right of the photo. 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...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The trading post shows in the trees on the right. The Fergus County Poor Farm are the buildings in the background. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • Reed and Bowles shows in the trees in the center of the photo. 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...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The trading post in the log building on the right side of the photo. 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...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • The trading post is located in the trees so only the land around the post is visible. 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...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • Bridge leading into the trading post. 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...
    • 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 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...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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    • Trading Posts;
    • 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 Carroll Trail...
    • Cook-Reynolds Company Building, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Theaters; Real Estate; Western Union;
    • It was built in 1904. Located on the corner of Main Street and 3rd Avenue South. The Western Union office is located in the Judith Theater (built 1914) building next door.
    • Elk's home and Fox Theater, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Theaters;
    • Corner of Main St. and 3rd Avene South. Shows the Western Union office in the theater building. The theater was usually called the Judith Theater built in 1915.
    • 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...
    • Early Pioneers at Lewistown, Montana

    • 1891
    • T. C. Powers Bros. Store;
    • T. C. Powers & Bro. store on the corner of Main Street and 3rd Avenue. The buildings on the left are saloons on the south side of Main Street on the 300 block.
    • Swimming pool at Lewistown, Montana

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    • Swimming pools; Ice skating;
    • Ice skaters on pond. This was a natural spring-fed pool which also received water piped in from Spring Creek. It was replaced by the current pool in the late 1960s. The park was renamed the Frank Day Park, located at Cook Street and 6th Avenue...
    • Swimming pool at Lewistown, Montana

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    • Swimming pools;
    • This was a natural spring-fed pool which also received water piped in from Spring Creek. It was replaced by the current pool in the late 1960s. The park was renamed the Frank Day Park, located at Cook Street and 6th Avenue south.
    • Swimming pool at Lewistown, Montana

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    • Swimming pools;
    • This was a natural spring-fed pool which also received water piped in from Spring Creek. It was replaced by the current pool in the late 1960s. The park was renamed the Frank Day Park, located at Cook Street and 6th Avenue south.
    • Swimming pool at Lewistown, Montana

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    • Swimming pools;
    • This was a natural spring-fed pool which also received water piped in from Spring Creek. It was replaced by the current pool in the late 1960s. The park was renamed the Frank Day Park, located at Cook Street and 6th Avenue south.
    • Swimming pool at Lewistown, Montana

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    • Swimming pools;
    • This was a natural spring-fed pool which also received water piped in from Spring Creek. It was replaced by the current pool in the late 1960s. The park was renamed the Frank Day Park, located at Cook Street and 6th Avenue south.
    • Swimming pool at Lewistown, Montana

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    • Swimming pools;
    • This was a natural spring-fed pool which also received water piped in from Spring Creek. It was replaced by the current pool in the late 1960s. The park was renamed the Frank Day Park, located at Cook Street and 6th Avenue South.
    • Swimming pool at Lewistown, Montana

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    • Swimming pools;
    • This was a natural spring-fed pool which also received water piped in from Spring Creek. It was replaced by the current pool in the late 1960s. The park was renamed the Frank Day Park, located at Cook Street and 6th Avenue South.
    • Swimming pool at Lewistown, Montana

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    • Swimming pools;
    • This was a natural spring-fed pool which also received water piped in from Spring Creek. It was replaced by the current pool in the late 1960s. The park was renamed the Frank Day Park, located at Cook Street and 6th Avenue South.
    • Swimming pool at Lewistown, Montana

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    • Swimming pools;
    • This was a natural spring-fed pool which also received water piped in from Spring Creek. It was replaced by the current pool in the late 1960s. The park was renamed the Frank Day Park, located at Cook Street and 6th Avenue South.
    • Swimming pool at Lewistown, Montana

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    • Swimming pools;
    • This was a natural spring-fed pool which also received water piped in from Spring Creek. It was replaced by the current pool in the late 1960s. The park was renamed the Frank Day Park, located at Cook Street and 6th Avenue South. Harold Slater is...
    • Swimming pool at Lewistown, Montana

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    • Swimming pools;
    • This was a natural spring-fed pool which also received water piped in from Spring Creek. It was replaced by the current pool in the late 1960s. The park was renamed the Frank Day Park, located at Cook Street and 6th Avenue South.
    • Swimming Pool, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Swimming pools;
    • Swimming pool at the end of 6th Avenue South. A few people are in the pool and some are on a diving platform in the middle of the pond. Homes on Cook Street are on the left. The brickyard is on the hillside in the background.
    • Warm Spring Creek swimming area

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    • Swimming pools;
    • Shortly after World War II, 1949-1950 Mr. and Mrs. Wencil Vanek who owned land next to Warm Spring Creek realized that there was a potential of Warm Spring Creek with such an abundance of fresh clear warm water that constantly changed made it...
    • Warm Spring Creek swimming area

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    • Swimming pools;
    • Shortly after World War II, 1949-1950 Mr. and Mrs. Wencil Vanek who owned land next to Warm Spring Creek realized that there was a potential of Warm Spring Creek with such an abundance of fresh clear warm water that constantly changed made it...
    • Straw, Montana

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    • Straw, Montana;
    • H.E. Gaugler Store at Straw, Montana. It was named for William O. Straw. The Straw post office lasted from 1904 to 1954. The town was located between Moore and Judith Gap, Montana.
    • Kendall, Montana

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    • Stephens Hotel; Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • Stephens Hotel. “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 trustees with a...
    • Old Stand Buffet, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1910-10-15
    • Staudt family;
    • Interior of the Old Stand Buffet located at 309 W. Main, Lewistown, MT. Eight men are standing in front of the bar and two men are behind it. George Staudt 5th from the right; Chris Staudt first from the right;
    • Stagecoach

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    • Stagecoaches;
    • People sitting on an abandoned stagecoach.
    • Stagecoach

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    • Stagecoaches;
    • An umbrella is covering the driver and his passenger.
    • Pinkley Stables, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Stables;
    • It was located on the corner of 1st Avenue South and Janeaux Street. It faced 1st Avenue South. Pinkley and Deaton had a livery stable there in 1911. It was later the E. B. Andrus wholesale store (1930). At one time it was a roller skating rink.
    • Dark Horse Stables, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Stables;
    • Dark Horse Stables located on the corner of 5th Avenue and Janeaux Street, Lewistown, Montana. A sign over the entryway reads: Baled Hay for Sale.
    • Pinkley Stables, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Stables;
    • It was located on the corner of 1st Avenue South and Janeaux Street. It faced 1st Avenue South. Pinkley and Deaton had a livery stable there in 1911. It was later the E. B. Andrus wholesale store (1930). At one time it was a roller skating rink. It...
    • Big Stone Barn livery stable

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    • Stables;
    • It was located on the corner of 1st Avenue South and Janeaux Street. It faced 1st Avenue South. Pinkley and Deaton had a livery stable there in 1911. It was later the E. B. Andrus wholesale store (1930). At one time it was a roller skating rink.
    • Upper Spring Creek, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Spring Creek, Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of Upper Spring Creek shows the creek, a few buildings and fields. It shows the creek before it was straightened.
    • City Hall and Spring Creek, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Spring Creek;
    • City Hall and fire station (built 1904), Lewistown, Montana, located at 308 4th Avenue South. The view of the building is from Spring Creek which meanders around the building from the southeast side.

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