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    • Trapp, Arthur E.

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    • A. E. Trapp; Pioneers;
    • A.E. Trapp, Austin Rees Warr, Ronald Nicols and ? Myers. Arthur Trapp was a bookkepper for Charles Lehman Co. Lewistown, Montana in 1908-1912. He was born in 1879 in Minnesota and died 1953.
    • Allyn, Harriet

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    • Actresses;
    • Harriet Allyn graduated from Fergus High School in 1921. She was involved as an impersonator in the drama club. She attended the Northwestern University and was on the radio program called “Sadie and Min”. She married her business manager, Mr....
    • Agriculture

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    • Agriculture;
    • Harvesting the big haying crop Wibaux, Montana.
    • Threshing outfit

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    • Agriculture;
    • Photo shows farm machinery and workers in a field in Central Montana.
    • Airplane.

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    • airplanes;
    • Airplane taking off at Lewistown, Montana fairgrounds
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Airplanes;
    • An airplane sitting on 6th Avenue North Lewistown, Montana. Men are standing near the plane. A sign on the side of the plane reads: Burt Walker Clerk of Court. The Montana Building is in the background on the left and the Methodist Church spire is...
    • 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
    • Airports;
    • Photograph of the Airport in Lewistown, Montana during World War II. The airfield was used for training pilots
    • Law, Alex

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    • Alex Law
    • Resident of Lewsitown, Montana; He worked for Lehman Bros. Mercantile Store in Lewistown, Montana
    • Hawthorne School, Lewistown, Montana

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    • American Flag;
    • It was located between Evelyn and Corcoran Streets and 1st and 2nd Avenue. It was built in 1899 and torn down in 1917
    • Dundom, William

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    • Apple Orchards; Pioneers;
    • He was born Jan 12, 1838 and died Nov 9, 1924. He farmed below Hanover, Montana and had a fine apple orchard and delivered apples to Maiden, Montana and Lewistown, Montana. He also lived in Moore, Montana.
    • Arro oil refinery; Lewistown, Montana

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    • Arro Oil;
    • Arro Oil Refinerery is shown from the air. It was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. The refinery started in 1921.
    • 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...
    • Cooley Chevrolet, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Automobile Dealers;
    • Owned by Charles Cooley. Located on the corner of Broadway Street and 1st Avenue NorthBuilding is under construction.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • B. F. Goodrich Co.;
    • Corner of Main Street (east) and 1st Avenue. The building with the pointed roof on the right was the B & H Grocery (formerly the Culver Opera House).
    • Montana Building, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana; Banks;
    • Montana Building was located on the corner of Main and 3rd Avenue North. It was built in 1917.
    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Banks;
    • This is the interior of the Bank of Fergus County which was built in 1904 at 221 W. Main. It replaced the first Bank of Fergus County which was built in 1887 and burned in 1904 when the Lewistown Hotel (next door) burned. The bank later moved into...
    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Banks;
    • This is the interior of the Bank of Fergus County which was built in 1904 at 223 W. Main. It replaced the first Bank of Fergus County which was built in 1887 and burned in 1904 when the Lewistown Hotel (next door) burned. The bank later moved into...
    • Judith Basin Bank, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Banks;
    • Judith Basin Bank was built in 1899 on the corner of Main Street and 5th Avenue North (502 W. Main). The first officers of the bank were: Herman Otten, president; David Hilger, vice president; and Walter B. Miner, assistant cashier. The First...
    • Judith Basin Bank, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Banks;
    • Located on the corner of 5th Avenue North and Main Street. It was built in 1899. The upper floor housed the Knights of Pythias organization.
    • Branson, Alexander

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    • Barbers;
    • In July 1887, Branson filed a claim for 160 acres on the west fork of Beaver Creek, southwest of Lewistown. Branson completed proving up his homestead on July 11, 1892, and he received patent to 160 acres. He had other land in the same area and...
    • Hackamore Club, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Bars; Clubs;
    • Originally a bar and later added dancing and dining. It was located 2 miles west of Lewistown. It was owned by Notch Plovanic and Fred Goettel
    • Barta Family

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    • Barta Family;
    • Josephine Barta, Marie Barta (Miller), Agnes Barta Geycan, Henry Barta, Frank Barta, Jr.
    • Pierre and Judith Berger

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    • Berger Family;
    • Pierre and Judith Berger were part of the Metis families that settled Lewistown in 1879.
    • Big Sky Bible College

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    • Big Sky Bible College;
    • It was located in the Judith Mountains. The college bought the area in 1973. It was originally used by the air force.
    • Big Sky Bible College

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    • Big Sky Bible College;
    • It was located in the Judith Mountains. The college bought the area in 1973. It was originally used by the air force
    • Big Sky Bible College

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    • Big Sky Bible College;
    • It was located in the Judith Mountains. The college bought the area in 1973. It was originally used by the air force
    • Boy Scouts, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Boy Scouts;
    • Boy Scout troop and their leader. One boy is holding a flag with a wolf on it and the other boy has a flag with an eagle on it. The boy in the back row far right is Harold Slater. All are dressed in uniforms.
    • Brickyard workers at Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1917
    • Brickyards; Beehive kiln;
    • Back row: (left to right) unknown, Ben Isaacs, Joe Isaacs, unknown, unknown, unknown, Fred Howard; Front row: unknown, unknown, Roy Stokes, Unknown. The brickyard was started by John Gretencourt and George Wiedeman. The business started about 1910...
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1919
    • Bright Hotel;
    • Main Street from the corner of 6th Avenue looking toward the Judith Mountains, 1919.
    • Tubb, George

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    • Building Contractors;
    • George Tubb along with his brother, T.J. Tubb were the contractors for many of the buildings in Lewistown, Montana. They built the Carnegie Library (701 W. Main), the Knerr-Tubb building (116 W. Main), the first Fergus County High School, and the...
    • Bank Electric building construction, Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1913
    • Buildings;
    • Located at 505 W. Main. The First National Bank and the Montana Power Company, growing with the town, retained the services of the local firm of Wasmansdorff and Eastman to design the Bank-Electric Building.
    • 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.
    • 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).
    • 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.
    • Palais Royal Confectionery, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Buildings; Confectionery;
    • Palais Royal Confectionery was located at 211 W. Main and was owned by John R. Miller and Albert J. Osweiler in 1910. In 1912 it was owned by Ray W. Clarke and Albert J. Osweiler and located at 213 W. Main
    • Bright-Burke Hotel, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Buildings;Hotels;
    • View from the 600 block of Main Street. The Bright Hotel is the large building on the left. It was later called the Burke Hotel.
    • Kendall, Montana

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    • Cabin. Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “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 capital stock of...
    • Kendall, Montana

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    • Cabin. Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “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 capital stock of...
    • Kendall, Montana

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    • Cabin.Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “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 capital stock of...
    • Kendall, Montana

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    • Cabins; Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “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 capital stock of...
    • Kendall, Montana

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    • Cabins; Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • “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 capital stock of...
    • Alabam's Cafes; Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Cafes;
    • The building was originally built in 1900 by Archibald Hopkins and he ran the Hopkins Brothers Grocery. It was located at 117 W. Main. Alabam’s Café opened in this building in 1940; it was owned by Roscoe Taylor and Bob McAtee.
    • Marsh, George and Emma, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Calvert Hotel, Lewistown, Montana
    • George and Emma Marsh bought the Fergus County Improvement Corporation Dormitory which had been built in 1917 for the Fergus High School students who lived outside of Lewistown. They renamed it the Calvert Hotel. In 1925 because of drought and the...
    • Camels on parade, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Camels;
    • Camels pulling a circus wagon on 5th Avenue North and people standing on the sidewalks watching the parade. Buildings from left to right: Judith Basin Bank (built 1899), Telephone building (built 1912), Methodist Church (built 1905), and the...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Carroll Trail;
    • The Reed and Bowles Trading Post is 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 in 1874-1879.
    • St. Joseph's Hospital, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Catholic Hospitals; 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....
    • CCC truck, Lewistown, Montana

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    • CCC (Civilian Conservation Corps);
    • The truck is parked on the 100 block of 5th Avenue North, Lewistown, Montana
    • Car in grain field

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    • Central Montana;
    • Old car parked in a wheat field. It shows how tall the wheat grew in Central Montana.
    • Central Montana Agriculture

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    • Central Montana;
    • A spring wheat field eight miles southeast of the town of Moore, Montana
    • Cooley, Charles

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    • Charles Cooley;
    • Charles Cooley was the owner of Cooley Chevrolet in Lewistown, Montana in 1939. He was born in 1894 in Laurin, Montana.
    • Kelly, Charles.

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    • Charles Kelly;
    • Charles Kelly in his real estate office at 524 W. Main, Lewistown, Montana.
    • Charles Lehman family

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    • Charles Lehman;
    • Charles Lehman family in their back yard on wicker chairs.
    • Charles Lehman and Co. employees.

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    • Charles Lehman Co.;
    • Charles Lehman and Co. employees. Back row left to right: John Brice, Oswald Lehman, Alex Lehman, Alex Law, Charles Fowler, Posey Ashworth. Middle Row: Walter Lehman, Fred Henley, Louis Lehman, Billy K, Creplin, A. E. Trapp, Bailey Ashworth,...
    • Charles Lehman and Co. employees

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    • Charles Lehman Co.;
    • Charles Lehman and Co. employees. Left to right: Alex Lehman, Alex law, Oswald Lehman, John W. Brice, Charles Fowler, A. E. Trapp, Louis Lehman, Walter Lehman, Arthur Lehman, Posey Ashworth, Bailey Ashworth, Billy K. Creplin, Charles Beatty, Fred...
    • Fowler, Chauncey.

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    • Chauncey Fowler;
    • Chauncey Fowler on his horse. He was born in 1888 and lived in Lewistown, Montana. He was in business with John F. Watt and they were proprietors of the Alta News Depot which sold newspapers, cigars and stationary at 322 W. Main.

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