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    • Carnegie Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • 2nd floor of the Library. Interior of the Library. The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered...
    • Barrett, Britton

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    • Pioneers;
    • Britton Barrett came to Montana from Iowa in 1887. He homesteaded on a branch of Trout Creek and later bought land on Rock Creek. His wife Rose came to Fergus County with her mother and two older brothers. Britton freighted between Billings and...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Demolition of the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place...
    • Lewistown oil refinery;

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    • oil refinery;
    • Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat Creek. Then first...
    • Lewistown oil refinery;

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    • oil refinery;
    • Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat Creek. Then first...
    • Lewistown oil refinery;

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    • oil refinery;
    • Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat Creek. Then first...
    • 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...
    • Gas Station, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Gas Stations; The Grease Spot;
    • Elmer Olson and Lyle Johnson operated a service station at the corner of 5th and Janeaux under the adopted name of “The Grease Spot”, selling gasoline, oil, tires, and accessories, washing and greasing cars, repairing flat tires and doing light...
    • Lewistown oil refinery;

    • 1925-08-19
    • Oil refinery; Oil fires;
    • Fire Aug. 19, 1925. Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat...
    • Lewistown oil refinery;

    • 1925-08-19
    • Oil refinery; Oil fires;
    • Fire Aug. 19, 1925. Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat...
    • Lewistown Oil Refinery

    • 1925-08-19
    • Oil refinery; Fires;
    • Fire Aug. 19, 1925. Early in the summer of 1921 the Lewistown Oil and Refining Company built and operated a refinery on a very small commercial scale to demonstrate that it was possible and profitable to refine the high grade crude oil from Cat...
    • Fire wagon, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Fire wagon pulled by two horses on the 500 block of Janeaux Street, Lewistown, MT. The first Presbyterian Church (built 1892 and torn down in 1892) is in the background, it was located on the corner of Janeaux and 5th Avenue South.
    • Civic Center, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Recreation Centers; WPA;
    • Five years before the start of World War II, the Civic Center was built on Fifth Avenue South between Watson and Water streets. It was built under the Works Progress Administration (WPA) with the understanding that it would serve Lewistown as their...
    • Grass Range, Montana.

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    • Grass Range, Montana; Sleds;
    • Grass Range was located by J. H. Charters in 1890 and he built a general store and hotel and livery stable to serve the early ranchers. He sold the townsite to the Milwaukee Railroad in 1893. Hotel in the background, two cows pulling a sled
    • Tullock, Guy

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    • Pioneers;
    • Guy Tullock (Sherriff) born White Sulphur Springs, MT, April 29, 1890, and was six years of age when his parents removed to Fergus county, where he attended Lewistown public schools. After gaining practical experience on several ranches in this...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana;
    • In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for its workers to stay. ...
    • 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;
    • Wunderlin, Joe

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    • Pioneers;
    • Joe Wunderlin was born Dec 10, 1845 in Milstadt, Illinois and died Feb 8, 1933. He came to Montana in 1871 and took over his Brother Bill’s homestead near Ross Fork, Montana. His wife was named Mattie. He was a miner of quartz. The two brothers...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • Lincoln School in the background (left side). The manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a...
    • Clark, Mary Dundom

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    • Pioneers;
    • Mary Dundom Clark was born in Three Forks, Montana Territory September 16, 1874. She grew up on a ranch near the South Moccasin Mountains. Mary Dundom married John Clark around 1895. They built a ranch near Moore, Montana and they had two children.
    • Hansen, Nels

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    • Pioneers;
    • Nels Hansen was born Mar 17, 1910 in North Dakota and died Dec 25, 1988. He sitting with his two nieces in the photograph..
    • 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...
    • Brooks, Robert and Nettie

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    • Pioneers;
    • Robert was born in 1876 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. His parents were from Germany. He died Oct 25, 1946. Nettie was born May 16, 1879 at sea enroute to America from Poland. She died Feb 25, 1966. Nettie Stahoski of Glencoe Minnesota and Robert J....
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Spring Creek below Hanover, Montana. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Spring Creek bridge. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to establish a place for...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants;
    • Stairway leadidng to the town of Hanover, Montana. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1906
    • Libraries; Buggies;
    • The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a lecture and during its course he “deviated...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a lecture and during its course he “deviated...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a lecture and during its course he “deviated...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a lecture and during its course he “deviated...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a lecture and during its course he “deviated...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a lecture and during its course he “deviated...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a lecture and during its course he “deviated...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a lecture and during its course he “deviated...
    • 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.
    • Judith Gold Truck, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. It was started by William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana. The brand name, Judith Gold, used by the creamery originated as a result of a contest conducted by the original owner, Castberg. On...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of the...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of the...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries; William Castburg; F. L. Dissly; William G. Dissly;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of...
    • Fergus County Creamery truck, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of the...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries; William Castburg; F. L. Dissly; William G. Dissly;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries; William Castburg; F. L. Dissly; William G. Dissly;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries; William Castburg; F. L. Dissly; William G. Dissly;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries; William Castburg; F. L. Dissly; William G. Dissly;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries; William Castburg; F. L. Dissly; William G. Dissly;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of...
    • Fergus County Creamery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Creameries; William Castburg; F. L. Dissly; William G. Dissly;
    • The Fergus County Creamery was started in 1914. William Castberg, who came from Pony, Montana, put up a building 50 by 25 feet, using brick purchased from the local brickyard. It was located at 702 First Avenue South, just half a block north of...
    • Carnegie Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • The first Lincoln School is shown in the background on the left. The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local...
    • Brewery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • The Lewistown Brewery just south of Lewistown was built by in 1894 by John Laux. It was built with locally quarried sandstone. A wooden fence is in the foreground of the photo with two signs on the fence that say ""CULVER'S MILLINERY"". The...
    • Gas Station, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Gas Stations; Charles Young; Elmer Olson;
    • The picture shows the service station area with the two ten gallon gas pumps into a wash rack of the back half of the Dark Horse barn (5th and Janeaux) that was converted into a wash rack and tire repair shop. The two men are Elmer Olson, on the...
    • Kendall, Montana

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    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • The town of Kendall, first formed in 1900, quickly grew into a booming mining camp with a population of 1,400 by 1910. Nestled in a sloping valley between two mountain ridges leading to the mining district, Kendall was a town complete with hotel,...
    • Company I leaving for the Philippines

    • 1898
    • Spanish-American War;
    • Three teams of horses pulling two wagons full of men heading off to the Spanish-American War in the Philippines, May, 1898.
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover, Montana; Cement Plants; Gypsum Plants; Trams;
    • Tram on the mountain abover the plant. In approximately 1916, a gypsum quarry and cement plant was established ten miles northwest of Lewistown. With the plant and quarry came the town of Hanover. The company who owned the plant was quick to...
    • C. F. Little Jewelry Store and Hobensack and Sloan store.

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    • Two buildings on the NW corner of Main Street and 3rd Ave North, Lewistown, Montana. Hobensack and Sloan Hardware Store on the left and C.F. Little Jewelry on the right. Part of the Bon Ton Store is shown on the far left. A stagecoach is traveling...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Freighting;
    • Two freight teams in front of a building, Lewistown MT.
    • Scovel's Dray, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Two of Scovel's Dray wagons transporting various kinds of freight. A driver is on each wagon in front of Lehman's Department store, 418-422 W. Main.
    • Kendall, Montana

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    • Kendall, Montana;
    • Two women holding guns. “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...
    • 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...
    • 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 Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1915
    • Libraries;
    • View of the Library and the Blackford house. The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E. Smith, a local attorney, delivered a...
    • Lewistown Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Libraries;
    • View of the SW corner of 7th Ave South. Laying of the cornerstone for the library. The “manifest desire” for a public library stirred early in Lewistown, Montana. In January 1897, two full years prior to Lewistown’s incorporation, Frank E....

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