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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Austin W. Warr home at 812 W. Main (left) and Charles Lehman home built in 1900 (802 W. Main).
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Homes;
    • Austin W. Warr home at 812 W. Main (left) and Charles Lehman home built in 1900 (802 W. Main).
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Barnes-King Gold Mine

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    • Barnes-King gold mine was located in the North Moccasin Mountains near Lewistown, MT. The Barnes-King Development Company mined the area in 1901-1925. The mine is on the left side of the photo and 4 cars are in the middle.
    • Ford truck on parade, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Buildings in the background are on the north side of the 400 block on Main Street, Lewistown, Montana. Seiden Drug Store is shown on the left and the Scheidt Jewelry Store is shown on the right.
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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);...
    • 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...
    • 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).
    • Lehman Family

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    • Pioneers;
    • Caroline Lehman (right). Mrs. Bach (left).
    • Sapphire Mine

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    • Charles Gadsen on the left and Mr. Sidwell on the right at the mill at American Mine.
    • 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...
    • Charles Lehman family

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    • Lehman Family;
    • Charles Lehman and his wife Caroline in center. Their children (left to right): Walter Lehman, G.A.C. Lehman, Louis Lehman, Helen Lehman Warr, Oswald Lehman, Arthur Lehman, Alex Lehman. Grandchildren are in front.
    • Charles Lehman's children, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lehman Family;
    • Charles Lehman’s children (left to right): Rev. G.A.C. Lehman, Walter Lehman, Arthur Lehman, Helen Lehman, Louis Lehman behind Helen, Charles Lehman?, Oswald Lehman, Alex Lehman.
    • Elephants on parade, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Circus parade on Main Street at the corner of 5th Avenue South and Main Street. The tall building on the left is the Fergus County Argus newspaper office, built in 1896 and replaced in 1913. The Lewistown Furniture Co. building address was 102-104...
    • Firemen at City Hall, Lewistown, Montana

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    • City Hall and fire station (built 1904) on the left at 308 4th Avenue South. A tall scaffolding is in the center with fire men practicing climbing the walls of the scaffold.
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1913
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    • Construction of the Bank-Electric building in 1913 at 505 W. Main. On the side of the next building is a painted sign for "Abel Bros. Wholesale abd Retail Meats and Provisions". A sign on the corner of the Bank-Electric building says "Wasmansdorff...
    • Culver Home and Studio, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1892
    • Photographers;
    • Culver Studio is on the left and the Culver home is on the right. William Culver was the first photographer to set up a business in Lewistown. He moved to Lewistown from Maiden, Montana in 1886.
    • Lewistown Dairy, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown Dairy; Dairies;
    • Dairy wagons with Carl Kuhne and Alex Fah. Beat John Kuhne was born on January 10, 1882, in Benken, St. Gallen, Switzerland. He immigrated to Montana in 1906 at the age of 24. He came to the Lewistown area at the urging of the former Joe King and...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Lehman family in yard

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    • Lehman Family;
    • Five women and three children sitting in a backyard. Woman on the far left is Mrs. Bach and the woman second from the right is Helen Lehman Warr.
    • Flood on Janeaux Street Lewistown Montana

    • 1920-07-04
    • Floods;
    • Flood July 4, 1920. The Milwaukee Depot and Freight House are at the center end of the street. The Lewistown Wholesale Co. (formerly the Big Red Barn) is on the left.
    • Flood July 4, 1920 Lewistown Montana

    • 1920-07-04
    • Floods;
    • Flood on Main Street Lewistown Montana. Milner's Transfer building on the right is located on the NE corner of Main Street and 1 Ave South. The Culver Opera House is the third building from the left with the pointed roof.
    • 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...
    • Barta ranch on Ross Fork Creek.

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    • Homesteads; Barta Family; Ross Fork Creek, Montana;
    • Frank Barta, Sr.'s home on Ross Fork Creek. It was built in 1911. People left to right: Tony Barta, Mildree Barta, Georgia Barta (on horse). Valeria Barta (standing).
    • 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...
    • Freight team on Main Street, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Freighting;
    • Freight team on Main Street (200 block), Lewistown, Montana. The Montana Hardware (built 1892 and burned 1916), the Lewistown Commercial Co. (built 1898 and burned 1916) and the Schneider Beer Hall buildings are on the left side of the photo
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

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    • Group of people in front of the high school gymnasium. The legislature of 1899 passed the first Act for the establishment of County High Schools, and the citizens of Lewistown immediately took steps to secure the establishment of such an...
    • Hanover, Montana

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    • Hanover was built to house the workers of the Three Forks Cement Plant. The photo shows the rows of homes that were built across the highway from the cement plant. It also shows the Hanover Post Office/Mercantile Company building on the left side.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Homes;
    • Homes on the 200 block of Boulevard Street (north side). Left is the W. D. Symmes residence (built 1909) center is the Fred Warren residence (built 1915) right is the George J. Wiedeman residence (built in 1905). They are part of the Silk Stocking...
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Homes on the 300 block of Montana Street. Oliver Belden lived at 322 W. Montana which may be the 2nd house from the left.
    • Colver, Charles P.

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    • Pioneers;
    • In 1879 Charles P. Colver left Wisconsin and came up the Missouri River to Montana. He settled in Prickley Valley near Helena and ran a freight line into Helena with three yoke of cattle and a wagon. In 1881 his brother Fred T. Colver joined him...
    • 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.
    • Lang Building, Lewistown,  Montana

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    • Hardware Stores; The Fad;
    • Lang building (built 1904) located at 413 W. Main, Lewistown, MT. The Fad shoe store is on the left and the Fergus County Hardware Co. is on the right.
    • Kolin, Montana

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    • Kolin, Montana;
    • Lee George (left), Hugh George, Ray George (died in war). Kolin, Montana. It’s post office opened in 1913 and closed in 1972. It is located about 20 miles west of Lewistown, Montana.
    • Kendall, Montana

    • 1909
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana; Harry T. Kendall; North Moccasin Mountains;
    • Lee Hiliard (left) and E. P. Durnen in front of White House Cafe.“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...
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Left is the May Apartments at 803 W. Main built in 1902 by John Laux, Austin W. Warr home (center) at 812 W. Main and Charles Lehman home (right) built in 1900 at 802 W. Main.
    • 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 Dairy, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown Dairy; Dairies;
    • Lewistown dairy from a distance. Beat John Kuhne was born on January 10, 1882, in Benken, St. Gallen, Switzerland. He immigrated to Montana in 1906 at the age of 24. He came to the Lewistown area at the urging of the former Joe King and worked as a...
    • Lewistown Dairy Wagon, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown Dairy wagon. Beat John Kuhne was born on January 10, 1882, in Benken, St. Gallen, Switzerland. He immigrated to Montana in 1906 at the age of 24. He came to the Lewistown area at the urging of the former Joe King and worked as a hand for...
    • 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 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 lecture...
    • Lewistown Hotel.

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located at 219 W. Main, this hotel (on the left) was also known as Hortop's Hotel. It was built in 1882-3 by Frank Moshner and was owned by Judge Toombs (later owned by Mr. Hortop). An addition was added in 1901. The hotel burned in 1904 and was...
    • Lewistown Hotel.

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located at 219 W. Main, this hotel (on the left) was also known as Hortop's Hotel. It was built in 1882-3 by Frank Moshner and was owned by Judge Toombs (later owned by Mr. Hortop). An addition was added in 1901. The hotel burned in 1904 and was...
    • Lewistown Hotel.

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located at 219 W. Main, this hotel (on the left) was also known as Hortop's Hotel. It was built in 1882-3 by Frank Moshner and was owned by Judge Toombs (later owned by Mr. Hortop). An addition was added in 1901. The hotel burned in 1904 and was...
    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located at 223 W. Main, the building on the right was the Bank of Fergus County. It was built in 1882-83. It burned in 1904 and was rebuilt in 1905. Later the bank built the Montana Building across the street and moved in 1917. The building on the...
    • Bank of Fergus County, Lewistown, Montana

    • 1898
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located at 223 W. Main, the building on the right was the Bank of Fergus County. It was built in 1886-87. It burned in 1904 and was rebuilt in 1905. Later the bank built the Montana Building across the street and moved in 1917. The Lewistown Hotel...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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,...
    • 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 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.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Day House Hotel;
    • North side of the 400 block of Main Street, Lewistown, Montana. Buildings from left to right: Lehman's Department Store, Allen and Robinson Building (built 1903 and top part burned in 1938), 2 unidentified buildings, Day House with balcony...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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...
    • Bunett, Perk

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    • Pioneers;
    • Perk Burnett was the brother of William C. Burnett. He was born west of Dallas, Texas on a ranch. He was born in 1852. In 1875 he and his brother William C. left Texas to go with a trail herd going to Wyoming. They later on started purchasing land...
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Homes;
    • Postcard showing 5 homes in Lewistown. Top right is the Wiedeman home at built in 1905 at 204 W. Boulevard; center is the Crowley residence at 208 8th Avenue North built in 1911; bottom left is Anna Yeager home built at 115 7th Avenue North in 1905.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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).
    • 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.

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