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    • Aerial view of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of Lewistown from the northeast. The Milwaukee Railroad depot shows in the foreground and the Montana Building shows in the center of the photo.
    • Apple's Dairy, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • Dairies;
    • Located on North East Main Street. St. Joseph's Hospital shows in the center background and the old flour mill shows on the far right side of the photo.
    • Busy Corner Store, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of the corner of 4th Avenue South and Main Street, Lewistown, Montana. View also shows Sweitzer's Department Store (built in 1913) at 311-315 W. Main.
    • 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.
    • Carnegie Public Library, Lewistown, Montana

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    • This photgraph shows the Carnegie Public Library (built 1905), Blackford residence (built 1909) and the Rowley House (south side of the 700 block on Main Street). The building on the far right was the May Apartments building built in 1902 at 803 W....
    • Cars parked in middle of Main Street, Lewistown, MT

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View from the 600 block of Main Street, Lewistown, MT. Creel Funeral Home (built 1913) on the right was originally the Marsh the Homemaker store. The Burke Hotel (built1906 as the Bright Hotel) is the large building on the left. An electric...
    • Catholic Church, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Located on the corner of Broadway Street and 2nd Avenue North. Built in 1915. View shows the arched windows on the side of the church.
    • Charles Lehman and Co., Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lehman's Department Store; Golden Rule Store;
    • View of Main Street shows the Charles Lehman Co Department Store on the corner of Main and 5th Ave North, Lewistown, MT. The Golden Rule Store is next to it followed by the Day House. Telephone lines on each side of the street represent 2 different...
    • Court House, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Image shows the Fergus County Court House area and the Carnegie Library across the street on the corner of Main Street and 7th Ave. South.
    • Crowley Block, Lewistown, Montana. 311 W. Main.

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View shows the building from the back as it was being constructed. It was owned by Annie Crowley. The building next to it is the back of the Warr-Lane building as it was being constructed also. They were built in 1913.
    • Culver Studio, Lewistown, Montana

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    • View shows the west side of the Culver Studio at 212 5th Avenue North. It was built by early day photographer William Culver in 1900.
    • Elk's home and Fox Theater, Lewistown, Montana

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

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    • Courthouses; Jails;
    • The Courthouse was built in 1908-1909. It is located at 712 W. Main. The jail is the small building on the left and the old Courthouse shows on the right.
    • Fergus County Courthouse, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Located at 712 W. Main. It was constructed in 1908. The old courthouse also shows on the far right; it was torn down after the new courthouse was built.
    • Fergus County High School Lewistown, Montana

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    • 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 institution here The Fergus County High School was established...
    • 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...
    • Gold Bar, Lewistown, Montana

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    • View shows the corner of Janeaux Street and 5th Avenue South. The Gold Bar was located at 109 5th AvenueSouth.
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

    • 1906-1909
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • View shows the trestle and electric engine which hauled the ore trains from the Santiago Gold Mine to the Kendall mill where it was processsed. At the back is the entrance to the "Open Cut" of the Kendall Mine. A part of the mill of the Kendall...
    • Gold Mining in Central Montana

    • 1900
    • Gold Mining; Kendall, Montana;
    • Kendall mine first gold mill, Kendall, Montana. The Kendall Mining District, located in the North Moccasin Mountain Range, produced 450,000 ounces of gold from 1900 through 1942 from ores averaging 0.25 ounce gold per ton. Harry T. Kendall, a...
    • 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.
    • Hickey, Jack

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    • Jack Hickey;
    • Jack Hickey standing on street next to the Lehman building on the corner of 5th Avenue North and Main Street, Lewistown, Montana. The Methodist Church shows in the background.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • View shows the back of the Seeley home, 302 3rd Avenue North. The home on the left is the John D. Waite home at 316 3rd Avenue North.
    • Homes of Lewistown, Montana

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    • Rowley Home on the corner of Main Street and 8th Avenue South. The Blackford home is next to it. The Carnegie Library vaguely shows next the to Blackford home.
    • Judith Hardware, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • The Judith Hardware, Wholesale and Retail located at 305 W. Main Lewistown, MT was constructed in 1900. The Power Mercantile Co. (built 1884) shows on the far left side.
    • Judith Theater, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Flooded interior of the Judith Theater (built 1914) located at 219 W. Main. Shows the stage, the balcony, and the water level on some of the chairs.
    • Kendall Gold Mine, Kendall, Montana

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    • Kendall, Montana;
    • The Kendall gold mine was located in the North Moccasin Mountains near Lewistown, MT. Harry Kendall developed the mine in 1898. Photo shows a group of the miners standing near the mine buildings.
    • Kendall Gold Mine, Kendall, Montana

    • 1912
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    • Kendall mine was located in the North Moccasin Mountains near Lewistown, MT. The Barnes-King Development Company mined the area in 1901-1925. Photo shows the mine buildings with and a hillside of tailings.
    • Kendall, Montana

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    • Kendall, Montana;
    • Photo shows the town of Kendall as seen from the cemetary looking towards the southwest.
    • Lewistown Montana flood July 4, 1920

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    • Floods;
    • View of Main Street from the top of the buildings on the 200 block. The view shows the Judith Mountains in the distance.
    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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 Main Street shows the Tivoli Music Hall (201 W. Main owned by Harry A. Phillips and Ed Fitzhugh from 1904 Polk Directory) and a restaurant located on the SW corner of Main Street and 2nd Ave. South. A bridge crosses over Spring Creek. The...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View shows the backs of the buildings that are located on the 300 block of Main Street (north side)
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1924
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    • Buildings on the north side of the 300 block on Main Street. "Our Band Wagon" car the driver is Guy Dodge, fiddle played by Harry McArthur, banjo is played by Pat Posten and violin played by Mr Graham. View shows the Hancock Drug Store, the Bon Ton...
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • View of Main Street Lewistown, Montana from the corner of 2nd Avenue. It shows the bridge over Spring Creek.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • View a parade on Main Street shows mainly the south side of the 400 block.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Parade horses pulling a float at the corner of 3rd Avenue North and Main Street. A part of the Power Mercantile store shows behind the float.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View shows the south side of the 200 block on 7th Avenue North
    • 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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    • Lewistown, Montana
    • View of Lewistown, Montana from the southeast side of town. View in the foreground shows the swimming pool area.
    • Lewistown, Montana

    • 1908
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Overview of Lewistown from the top of the Courthouse looking towards Broadway Street. The Bright/Burke Hotel shows on the right side of the photo. The church with the steeple is the Methodist Church (built 1905 burned 1976) on the corner of 5th...
    • 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

    • 1920-07-04
    • Culver Opera House; W. S. Smith furniture store;
    • The Culver Opera House (later the B & H Grocery) is the building with the pointed roof. W. S. Smith's furniture store also shows. View from the corner of Main Street and 1st Ave looking towards the Judith Mountains.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Overview of the north part of Lewistown. View shows the first Catholic Church located on Miller Street and the open fields surrounding it. The Moccasin Mountains are in the background.
    • 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

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    • Parades;
    • Parade on Main Street. The building on the far right is the Palace Meat Market owned by the Slater Brothers. View shows the south side of Main Street in the 300 and 400 blocks.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Small circus tents on Main Street (400 block). Cloth painting on top of one tent shows large serpent. Various banners are draped on top of the buildings.
    • 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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    • Millinery; Grocery Stores;
    • Choice Grocery Store and Post Office located on the NE corner of Main Street and 4th Ave South, Lewistown, MT. Also shows a millinery shop.
    • Lewistown, Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Overview of Lewistown showing the area around Janeaux Street (500 block). The first Presbyterian Church with spire shows in the right center. It was located on the corner of Janeaux and 5th Avenue South.
    • 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, part 1 of a 4 part photograph

    • 1907
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • Part 1 of 4 part photograph. Overview Lewistown from 6th Avenue South. Shows the Burke Hotel on MainStreet and the Methodist Church (on Broadway Street) in the center.
    • Lewistown, Montana.

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    • view of the 600 block on Broadway Street. Shows the Methodist Church in the background and trucks for sale belonging to the Ford Garage across the street. Scovel's Transfer building is next to the Methodist Church.
    • Main Street hill, Lewistown Montana

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    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • View from the top of Main Street. The Dockery House is on the right side. The tower of the Courthouse shows in the middle of the photo.
    • Marching band on Main Street, Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1888
    • Lewistown, Montana;
    • A marching band is parading down the middle of Main Street, Lewistown, Montana. This scene shows the 400 block of Main Street from 4th Avenue with the Choice Grocery Store, the Crowley Stable and other buildings on the right-hand side of the...
    • 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
    • Parade on Main Street

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    • Parades;
    • View shows the buildings on the south side of the 300 block on Main Street. W.S. Smith store first building on the right, and Christies Restaurant is the 2nd building from the right.
    • Parade on Main Street

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    • Parades;
    • Lewistown Furniture Company float in parade in front of the buildings on the north side of the 300 block on Main Street. Stafford Harness shop shows in the background. The building on the far right is the Power's Store.
    • Power Mercantile Co., Lewistown, Montana

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    • Freighting; Power Mercantile;
    • The second Power Mercantile Building (built in 1892) owned by T. C. Power) was located on the corner of Main Street and 3rd Ave South, Lewistown, Montana. The C. F. Little Jewelry Co. building shows on the right side of the photo, it is on the...
    • 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...
    • Reed and Bowles Trading Post

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

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    • Trading Posts; Carroll Trail;
    • Reed and Bowles shows in the trees in the center of the photo. The Reed and Bowles Trading Post was located on lower Spring Creek near Lewistown, Montana. Alonzo S. Reed and J.J. Bowles built and operated a combination Indian trading post and...
    • Reedsfort, Lewistown, MT

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    • Lewistown, Montana; Reedsfort, Montana;
    • Sketch of Reedsfort which later became part of Lewistown. It shows the Day House Hotel, Post Office, Dan Crowley Saloon and the Holzemer Saloon.
    • St. Joseph's Hospital, Lewistown, Montana.

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    • View of the hospital shows east Main Street in the foreground. The street in front of the hospital is High Street. 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...
    • Telephone Co building

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    • View shows the side of the telephone building from Broadway Street.
    • Threshing outfit

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    • Agriculture;
    • Photo shows farm machinery and workers in a field in Central Montana.
    • 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).
    • Upper Spring Creek, Lewistown, Montana

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    • Spring Creek, Lewistown, Montana;
    • View of Upper Spring Creek shows the creek, a few buildings and fields. It shows the creek before it was straightened.
    • Von Tobel's carriage house, Lewistown, Montana.

    • 1975
    • Rudolph von Tobel;
    • Rudolph Von Tobel's carriage house (originally located at 301 W. Watson). Shows the carriage house before it was moved to become part of the Art Center at 801 W. Broadway.

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