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    • William Blackford's office, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Office of William Blackford in the Judith Basin Bank (built 1899) located at 502 W. Main. William Blackford and his secretary, Gertrude McConnell are seated at a tapestry covered table with bookshelves on two sides of the room. The first Lincoln...
    • Wieglanda, George with gold brick

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    • George Heinrick Wieglenda was born on August 15, 1876, in Heidersdorf, Province of Silesia, Germany. His parents, John and Selma immigrated to the United States around 1883. George left home around 1893 and after drifting around Eastern Montana, at...
    • West side of Lewistown.

    • 1910-1919
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The houses in the foreground are on Main Street between the 900-1000 block. The railroad track is located along 9th Avenue North. The Fergus County Courthouse is on the right (built 1908-1909). The house to the left of the Courthouse was the Lehman...
    • West side of Lewistown.

    • 1910-1919
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The houses in the foreground are on Main Street between the 900-1000 block. The large home on the left is the Crowley residence and the building over the top of it is the First Christian Church.
    • Washington's Birthday Celebration, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana
    • Members of the Library staff and board. Top row (left to right): Mrs. Austin Warr, Mrs. Albert Pfaus; Middle Row: Lillian Taylor Waite, Mrs. Willam Blackford, Cecily Blackford; Bottom row: Miss Clara Main (Librarian 1913-1941), Mrs. C.C. Wallin,...
    • Washington Street, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • View from 6th Avenue North looking down on Washington Street. The white building (center left) is the first built Methodist Church.
    • View of Main Street taken from the 500 block.

    • 1910-1919
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The building on the left is the Bright Hotel, it later became the Burke Hotel. The first part was built in 1906 and added to in 1908. It burned in 1959.
    • View from Main Street hill.

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    • View from the top of Main Street hill. The Courthouse is on the left and the Judith Mountains are in the background.
    • 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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    • Far left, Charlie Waite house (formerly William Culver’s Photograph Studio). Judith Hotel, Silver Dollar Saloon, Utica Livery stable behind saloon (large building in the middle). Large building on the right is H. G. Phillips Store downstairs and...
    • Tullock, Firman

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    • Pioneers;
    • Firmin Tullock came to Montana in 1881. He was a partner of H.F. Dent. In 1882 he filed a homestead and raised sheep but lost 50% of his 6,000 sheep in the winter of 1886-1887. He left the livestock business in 1887 and sold his land. From...
    • Truck at Ford Garage

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    • Truck is parked at the side of the Fordson garage on the corner of Broadway Street and 6th Avenue North. Methodist Churche shows on the left. The Ark Exchange was a furniture store located at 109 5th Avenue South (in 1922).
    • Thompson, Isaac Newton

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    • Pioneers;
    • Isaac Newton Thompson in center; Chloe Thompson (Lewis) (1867-1940) on the left and Rollie Thompson on the right.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Sullivan, Maurice

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    • Pioneers;
    • Maurice Sullivan was born Dec 12, 1856 in Augusta, GA. He left home at 13 and traveled west. He came to the Montana territory in the 1870’s and he worked as a guide, freighter, cowboy and miner. By 1883 he was freighting between Junction City and...
    • Steam tractor on Main Street, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Steam tractor in the middle of the 300 block of Main Street. The buildings in the background are on the north side of the street. They include (right to left) the Power Mercantile (1901), The Bon Ton (1893), unidentified, Stafford Harness (1890),...
    • Stagecoach at Lehman's Store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lehman's Department Store; Golden Rule Store;
    • The Stagecoach approaching Lehman's store (built 1893) located on the corner of 5th Ave. North and Main Street. The Judith Basin Bank (built 1899) is on the far left and the Golden Rule Store is on the right.
    • St. Joseph's Hospital, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1909
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    • First major operation, 1909. Pictured left to right are: Dr. T.H. Pleasants, Dr. F.F. Attix, Dr. Theobold Brice, Sister St. Charles, Sister Camille.
    • Snowy day Lewistown Montana

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    • View of Lewistown, Montana from the southeast looking towards the northwest. The Courthouse (built in 1890) is the building on the far left. On the far right (labeled #4) is the Lincoln School (built 1889 and replaced in 1912). The building...
    • Skelton, William

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    • Pioneers;
    • William Skelton was born in Cumberland, England in 1850 and came to America with his parents in 1865. He left home and secured a job on a steamboat going up the Missouri to Fort Benton. He was later employed in various capacities throughout the...
    • Seiden Drug store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Drugstores
    • Seiden Drug Store was owned by John W. Seiden. It was located at 416 W. Main. John Seiden (left); Fred Horner (right).
    • Sapphire Mine

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    • Charles Gadsen on the left and Mr. Sidwell on the right at the mill at American Mine.
    • Roy, Montana

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    • Roy, Montana;
    • Main street of Roy, Montana in 1914. The Roy Hotel, the Silver Dollar Buffet and the Nylander/Tronsdal General Mercandise buildings are on the right. On the left side of the street is the Roundup Buffet.
    • Procession of school children, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1898
    • Lewistown, Montana
    • View of Lewistown, Montana from the corner of 5th Avenue and Main Street. Charles Lehman store (built 1892) is on the right. The Fergus County Courthouse that was built in 1892 is in the center back. The American House Hotel (built 1896 and burned...
    • Procession of school children, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1898
    • Spanish-American War;
    • View of the south side of the 500 block on Main Street. The children are marching and holding an American flag and the Puerto Rican flag. The building on the left faced 5th Avenue and was the Lewistown Furniture Store. The small building in the...
    • Presbyterian Church, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The second Prebyterian Church (built 1912) was located on the corner of Watson and and 5th Avenue South. The Hoffman House apartments are on the right side of the church. A "Rex Flour" sign is on a building to the left.
    • Parade, Lewistown, Montana

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    • View of the businesses: Phillips Drug Store (324 W. Main (center left) with the Fair (322 W. Main) next to it. The News Depot was across the street on the corner of 4th Avenue South. The house in the photo faces 4th Avenue South.
    • Parade of the Painters' Union, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • North side of the 500 block of Main Street, Lewistown, Montana. Buildings left to right: Wise Block, Charters and McDonald, Imislund Building, Judith Basin Bank.
    • Moore, Montana baseball team

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    • Front row: Walt Fitzwater (second from left) and Clark Combs (far right); second row second from left H. C. Redman, Sam Tilzey, Al Fleming and David Vogel; Standing in back are Andy Mathews (left) and Frank Wolf; Miller Mathews child sitting in...
    • Moore, Montana

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    • Moore, Montana;
    • Railroad depot along the railroad tracks at Moore, Montana. A grain elevator is on the left and buildings from the town are on the right.
    • Montana Hardware Store, Lewistown Montana.

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    • Buildings;
    • View of the north side of the 200 block of Main Street, Lewistown, Montana. The Montana Hardware is the first building on the left side. It burned in 1916. The other buildings on the block were built before 1906.
    • Methodist Church.

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Epworth League Convention, 1909. Building was located at the corner of 5th and Broadway. The Fergus County Courthouse shows on the left background
    • Methodist Church, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Methodist Church (built 1904) was located at 512 W. Broadway, Lewistown, MT. The Culver/Coulter Studio building is on the right and Scovel's Transfer Co. is on the left side next to the church. The Broadway Apartments can be seen on the far left.
    • Methodist Church, Lewistown, Montana

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    • 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 Manse, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Methodist Church parsonage (built 1892) was located at 204 5th Avenue North. The Culver/Coulter Studio is to the right of the parsonage and the Methodist Church is located to the left.
    • 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...
    • Medical Society, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Medical Society;
    • Back row: (left to right) Dr. Paul Gans, Dr. Raymond Eck, Dr. William Barelman. Middle Row: Dr. George Letellier, ? Pfaff, Dr. Robert Dion, Dr. Joseph Fraser. Front Row: Dr. Joseph Orley, Sister Josephine, Mother ?, Dr. John Schubert.
    • Medical Society, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Medical Society
    • Back row: (left to right) Dr. Raymond Eck, Dr. Joseph Orley, Dr. William Barelman. Middle row: Dr. Edmund Welden, Dr. Joseph Fraser, Dr. George Letillier, Dr. Paul Gans. Front Row: Sister ?, Sister? Dr. Hazel Freed, Dr. John Schubert.
    • Maiden, Montana

    • 1887
    • Maiden, Montana;
    • Funeral procession on left and the last bull team of Bull Phipps (s), Step Falks or W. G. Allen on the right. The white specks on the street in front of the teams are playing cards thrown out from the gambling halls.
    • Maiden, Maiden

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    • Canyon, Montana sometimes called Spotted Horse, Montana. Gap in the mountains enroute to Maiden. Junction of Maiden Canyon (left) and Spotted Horse Gulch (right).
    • Lincoln School, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The second Lincoln School (built 1912) located on 7th Avenue South between Janeaux Street and Watson Street. The houses on the right are on Watson Street and the houses on the left are on Janeaux Street.
    • Lewistown, Montana residents

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    • Lewistown, Montana
    • Sitting on floor (left to right): Nell Mahana, unknown, Nell Dairs, Florence Culver, Babe Mahana, Eunice Smith; 2nd row sitting: Mrs. Vehawn, Mrs. Mahana, Matt Regan, Louis Landt, Mr. W. S. Smith; 3rd Row: unknown, Art Bullard, Mr. Vehawn, Percy...
    • Lewistown, Montana grade school faculty

    • 1903
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    • Standing left to right: Minnie Stewart Tessell, Bess Dwight, Elizabeth Peebles Pfaus, Clara Main. Sitting: Abbie Larned, Marion Weldon Conger, Cora Ward Watson, E. O. Busenburg (principal), Mercy Jackson, Jennie Fulton Farries, Date Doolittle.
    • Lewistown, Montana future Post Office area.

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    • Empty field is where the Post Office would be built in 1931. The area is between Broadway St. and Washington St. on 3rd Avenue North. The buildings on the left are the backside of the Power Mercantile building.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View from the middle of the 500 block on Main Street Lewistown, Montana looking towards the Judith Mountains. On the left side are the following buildings: Imislund Block (built 1906), McDonald and Charters Block (built 1905), Judith Basin Bank...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View from the top curve of Main Street Hill. Shows a cutout hillside on the right and both sides of the street are fenced. Lewistown is seen in the distance with the Judith Mountains in the background. The Fergus County Courthouse is being...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of Montana Street from 6th Ave. North. The Episcopal Church (built 1899) is the third building from the left and the Hawthorne School (1899-1918) is the tall building in the center. The Judith Mountains are in the background.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of Main Street Lewistown, Montana from the 600 block. The Bright Hotel (built in 1906 became the Burke Hotel in 1923) is on the far left. The tallest building on the right is the Bank-Electric building built in 1913. It has an electric flag on...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The corner of Main Street and 5th Ave. South, Lewistown Mont. The Argus Newspaper office (1896-1913) is on the far left. A sleigh is in the center of 5th Ave. South. The Dark Horse Stable shows beyond the Argus Office (5th Avenue) and the spire...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Buildings on the north side of the 300 block on Main Street. A freight wagon is parked in front of Carson's Saloon (later called the Bon Ton). The other buildings on the block were built in the 1890's except for the building on the far left which...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of the north side of the 300 block on Main Street. C.H. Williams, Druggist building (built 1894) is on the far left with the Stafford Harness and Saddlery Shop (built 1890) next to it.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Buildings;
    • Buildings left to right: Lang Building (built 1904), Diamond Block (built 1907), Fergus County Argus newspaper office (built 1896).
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of the 300 block on Main Street looking towards the Judith Mountains. The first building on the left (Phillips Drug Store) was built in 1885.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • View of Main Street from the 600 block. Marsh the Homemaker building became the Creel Funeral Home. The Bright Hotel is on the tallest building on the left.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • The Bright/Burke Hotel is on the far left with the Wise Block next to it. The Bank-Electric building is the tallest building on the right.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana; Elkhorn Saloon; W. H. Hopkins; Andrew Green;
    • View of the south side of the 100 block on Main Street. The tallest building on the far left is the Green Building (built 1909 by Andrew Green at 111 W. Main). The building next to it is the Hopkins Block (built 1909) and the shorter building in...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • View of Main Street from the 1100 Block looking northeast. The Courthouse is seen on the left and the Lincoln School (built 1912) can be seen in the middle right.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Croatian Stonemasons;
    • View of the north side of the 200 and 300 block on Main Street. A buggy is parked in front of the Blue Goose Saloon. Street is unpaved. The Courthouse tower shows at the far left. The buildings in the 200 block (right to left): Warr Building (built...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • View of a circus parade on Main Street, Lewistown, MT from the middle of the 400 block to 1st Avenue. The A & R (Allen and Robinson) building (built 1903 and burned in 1938) is on the far left. The building in the middle with the balcony is the Day...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Overview of Lewistown from the corner of 7th Avenue and Main Street looking northeast. Photo is taken from the top of the Attix Clinic. Homes in the foreground are between 6th and 7th Avenues on the south side of Main Street. The Bright/Burke Hotel...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Freighting; Oxen teams;
    • Oxen team with a freight wagon is in the middle of the 500 block of Main Street. The first Lincoln school (built 1889 and torn down in 1911; it was also called the Brick School) is the building on the left in the distance.The Carnegie Library...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View from 3rd Avenue looking towards the Courthouse. Power Mercantile building (built 1884) is the first building on the left. Hempill's Jewelry Store is the first building on the right.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Main Street of Lewistown from the 700 block. The Courthouse is on the far left and the Burke Hotel shows in the center of the photo. Judith Mountains are visible in the background.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Area included is Washington Street to Virginia Street between the 200 and 300 blocks. Hawthorne School (built 1899, demolished 1918) is shown on far left (top). Home on the left was used for a short time as the Courthouse until the first Courthouse...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The 100 and 200 block (north side) of Main Street, Lewistown, Montana as seen from the southeast. A. Young [saddle] Manufacturer shop is on the left side. Further down the street is the Elkhorn Stable (100 block). Telephone poles and lines are on...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The Lewistown Commercial Co. (216 W. Main, Lewistown, MT) building with awning is on far left. Next to it is another building being constructed probably by John Laux.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Freighting;
    • Freight team in front of the Golden Rule Store (400 block on Main Street, Lewistown, MT). The Judith Basin Bank (built 1899) is on the corner with the curved doorway and the old Courthouse is on the far left. The first part of the Burke Hotel is...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of part of Lewistown as seen from a window in the Fergus County High School on 6th Ave South. The Lewistown City Hall building shows on the left. Spring Creek meanders behind the City Hall. The Judith Mountains are in the background.
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1913
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Scovel's Bus on the corner of 4th Ave South just turning on to Main Street after a parade. View shows the buildings on the right side of the 400 block and the right and left side of the 300 block.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • View from either Washington Street or Broadway Street along 7th Avenue North. The first Lincoln School (built 1889) can be seen on the far left. The roof of the Library is seen over the top of the buildings in the center.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • View of Janeaux Street from 4th Avenue South. The building on the left is the Mint Bar.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • North side of the 500-600 blocks on Main Street, Lewistown Montana. The Attix Clinic (built 1916) is on the far left. The Bright/Burke Hotel (built 1906) is the large building in the middle.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Fourth of July parade on Main Street (200 block). The Montana Hardware (built 1892 and burned in 1916) and the Lewistown Commercial Co (built 1898 burned in 1916) are located on the left side of the photo and the Lewistown Hotel (built 1882 and...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Freighting;
    • View of freight wagons and teams of horses on Broadway Street. The building in the left background with the trim on top is the Cort and Worden building at 403 W. Main was built in 1900.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Parade on the 300 block of Main Street. The buildings in the background are on the south side of the street. Various signs on the buildings read: Sweitzer's, Judith Hardware. A flag is hanging over the Silver Dollar Saloon sign on the left side of...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • View from hill above Montana Street at 6th Avenue North. The Episcopal Church (built 1899) at 502 W. Montana has a boardwalk in front of it. A wagon is on Montana Street in the foreground. In the distance to the left is the Hawthorne School...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • The Culver Studio is the building on the left. The street is 5th Avenue North and the house in the center is across 5th Avenue from the Culver Studio
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • The Masonic Temple is the building on the left. The street is 4th Avenue North between Broadway Street and Washington Street
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Grain Elevators;
    • View of 1st Avenue South as seen from the corner of Water Street to Brassey Street. The Montana Lumber building is on the far left and two grain elevators are seen on the same side of the street. At the end of 1st Avenue is the Montana Railroad...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of the south side of the 400 block on Main Street. Left to right are the following buildings: Cort and Worden, Vehawn, and Palace Meat Market.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Buildings on the north side of the 500 block of Lewistown, Montana. From left to right: Bright Hotel (built 1906 to 1908 became the Burke Hotel in 1923 and it burned in 1959); Wise block (built 1911 burned in 1959); Imislund Building (built 1906);...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Lewistown as seen from the 400 block of Broadway Street. The Methodist Church (built 1905, burned 1976) is on the right. The Judith Steam Laundry is on the left next to the Day House. The Burke Hotel (1906-1959) located on Main Street shows in the...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown Main Street. The school house (1#) is on the right side and the Methodist Church (#4) is on the far left side of the photo. F.E. Carr home (#2). Hall (3#). Fergus Argus Printing office (#5). Judith Mountains are in the background.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Parade on Main Street. Building on the left is the Fergus County Argus Newspaper office (built in 1896) and located on the corner of Main Street and 5th Avenue South. View also shows the Lewistown Furniture company (102-104 5th Avenue South) and...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of the south side of Main Street. Second Power Mercantile (built 1884) on the corner of Main Street and 3rd Avenue South. The Bank of Fergus County (built 1887) is across the street on the other corner. Next to the bank is the Lewistown Hotel...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The 200 and 300 block of Main Street, Lewistown, Montana as seen from the NE. A man with a wagon full of freight is in the center of the photo. DeKalb Harness shop and Sweitzers Deptartment Store are on the left. The Courthouse can be seen in the...

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