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    • Your home : an aid to Beautify it. 1903.

    • 1903
    • Advertisements--Montana--Helena. ; Wallpaper--1900-1910. ; Interior walls--Decoration.
    • Eight-page guide to measuring and purchasing wallpaper. Includes prices and suggestions for applying paper to walls. Cover printed on a small sample of decorative wall paper.
    • Your home : an aid to beautify it.

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    • Advertisements--Montana--Helena. ; Wallpaper--1900-1910. ; Interior walls--Decoration.
    • Wallpaper sample used for cover of eight-page guide to measuring and purchasing wallpaper. (Interior pages are identical to those of "Your home :...1903.)
    • Brand Book of the Montana Stock Growers' Association For 1903

    • 1903
    • Livestock Brands--Montana; Cattle brands--Montana.
    • Organized in 1885, the Association sought to protect ranchers "against frauds and swindlers, and to prevent the stealing, taking and driving away of cattle, horses, mules and asses..."
    • Water power development at Great Falls, Montana

    • 1915
    • Water resources development--Missouri River.; Great Falls (Mont.)--History.
    • Cover title. Negatives of many of these images may be found in Photo Archives collection Pac 87-67 "Views of dam construction at Montana Power sites in Montana circa 1905-1920".
    • W.E. Norris & Bro. Finest Confectionery

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    • Business enterprises--Montana--Helena.; Advertising--Confectionery.
    • Trade card for W.E. Norris & Bro. confectionery company. The backside reads: "W.E & E Norris went out of business during panic of 1893."
    • Vacationland Information

    • 1937
    • Tourism--Montana--1930-1940.
    • Large illustrated envelope for delivering free "Vacationland" promotional materials. The image shows a camping scene in a mountain setting, with a man fishing in the foreground. In the left hand corner reads: "Montanans Incorporated, Helena....
    • The Helena Current Topic Club, 1899.

    • 1899
    • Helena (Mont.)--Intellectual life. ; Helena (Mont.)--Social life and customs. ; Literature--Societies, etc.--Montana--Helena. ; Current Topic Club (Helena, Mont.). ; Women--Montana--Helena--Societies and clubs.
    • Program for 1899 of meetings for the Current Topic Club, a women's club that met biweekly to discuss a broad range of subjects including literature, history, and current affairs. For a description of other women's club in Montana, see "From...
    • The Helena Current Topic Club, 1897.

    • 1897
    • Helena (Mont.)--Intellectual life. ; Helena (Mont.)--Social life and customs. ; Literature--Societies, etc.--Montana--Helena. ; Current Topic Club (Helena, Mont.). ; Women--Montana--Helena--Societies and clubs.
    • Program for 1897 of meetings for the Current Topic Club, a women's club that met biweekly to discuss a broad range of subjects including literature, history, and current affairs. For a description of other women's club in Montana, see "From...
    • The Bon-Ton, Helena.

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    • Menus--Montana--1910-1920.
    • Menu for the Bon-Ton restaurant. Includes extensive list of items and prices as well as a number of advertisements. Pages are tiered.
    • The Bon-Ton Needle & Toilet Pin Case.

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    • Shoe stores-1890-1900.
    • Complimentary illustrated needle packet. "Enough needles to last a year presented with each pair of shoes bought of Clarke & Frank, Montana Shoe Co."
    • Thanksgiving menu, Grandon Hotel, 1908.

    • 1908
    • Menus--Montana--1900-1910.
    • Menu for Thanksgiving day meal at the Grand Hotel in Helena. Cover image shows a young boy with an ax sneaking up on a hidden behind a gathering of hay.
    • Tenth triumphal tour. Sousa and his unrivaled band. Program, 1897.

    • 1897
    • Sousa, John Philip, 1854-1932. ; Performing arts--Montana
    • Program from Sousa's performance in Helena, 1897. Sousa made multiple stops in Helena in the 1890s as part of musical tours of the west that, in part, followed the route of the Great Northern Railway. Includes list of songs to be performed, players...
    • Seals, stencils, and rubber stamps of all descriptions.

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    • Business enterprises--Montana--Helena. ; Office equipment and supplies--Pictorial works.
    • Advertisement for various office supplies. Printed on orange sheet. Graphics of pocket seal, key, check perforator, pen and pencil stamp, and turret stamp.
    • Sam Ford for Governor Republican ticket.

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    • Ford, Sam C. (Sam Clarence), 1882-1961--Posters.; Governors--Montana--History.; Political posters.
    • Sam Ford ran for Governor in 1940, 1944, and 1948. He lost in 1948.
    • Rocky Mountain recreation summer study

    • 1929
    • State University of Montana (Missoula, Mont.)--Curricula.; Universities and colleges--Curricula--Montana.
    • Rocky Mountain recreation summer study at University of Montana
    • Renne for Governor Democrat.

    • 1964
    • Renne, Roland--Posters.; Political posters.
    • Roland Renne ran for Governor in 1964 and lost the election.
    • Re-elect Dr. J. Thorkelson for Congress Republican ticket.

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    • Thorkelson, Jacob, 1876-1945--Posters.; Political posters.
    • Jacob Thorkelson was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1938. He was defeated in 1940 and in 1942.; "Circulated and paid for by Dr. J. Thorkelson."
    • Re-elect D'Ewart

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    • D'Ewart, Wesley A.; Political posters.
    • "Montana 2nd District Congressman now seeks reelection."; Poster has caricatures of candadate.; Wesley A. D'Ewart served 1945-1954. He lost re-election in 1954.
    • Programme for "Virginius" at Ming's Opera House, 1889.

    • 1889
    • Performing arts--Montana--Helena. ; Advertising--Montana. ; Helena (Mont.)--Libraries, museums, and theaters.
    • Programme for "Virginius," staged at Ming's Opera House on April 10th, 1889. Includes list of upcoming performances as well as a number of advertisement.
    • Program--Fall term '95-'96

    • 1895
    • Helena High School (Helena, Mont.) ; Schedules, Schools--Montana.
    • Single sheet containing class schedule for the fall term of the 1895-1896 school at Helena High School. Various classes have been crossed out or renamed by uknown hand.
    • Fairy tales

    • 1903
    • N.K. Fairbank Company.; Fairy poetry, American.; Soap--Juvenile poetry.
    • Cover title.; Place of publication follows publisher on cover; copyright date and illustrator from page [2].; With advertisement for N.K. Fairbanks Fairy Soap at end.
    • Brand Book of the Montana Stock Growers' Association For 1910

    • 1910
    • Livestock Brands--Montana; Cattle brands--Montana.
    • Organized in 1885, the Association sought to protect ranchers against frauds and swindlers, and to prevent the stealing, taking and driving away of cattle, horses, mules and asses..."
    • Vigilante trail ...

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    • 978.6; Roads--Montana.
    • The Vigilante Trail ran from Yellowstone National Park to Butte, Montana, passing through the towns of Jeffers, Ennis, Virginia City, Ruby, Laurin, Sheridan, Twin Bridges, and Silver Star.
    • Montana Federation of Women's Clubs.

    • 1907-09
    • HQ1871 .M64; Montana Federation of Women's Clubs--Periodicals.; Women--Societies and clubs--Periodicals.; Home economics--Montana--Periodicals.
    • Annual; 1914/15-1916/17.; Annual report of the district presidents and their clubs.
    • [Proceedings]

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    • 367/.9786 20; Montana Federation of Negro Women's Clubs--Congresses.; African Americans--Montana--Congresses.; African American women--Montana--Congresses.; Women--Societies and clubs--Congresses.
    • No title given on item. Title derived from contents.
    • Brand Book of the Montana Stock Growers' Association For 1899

    • 1899
    • Livestock Brands--Montana; Cattle brands--Montana.
    • Organized in 1885, the Association sought to protect ranchers "against frauds and swindlers, and to prevent the stealing, taking and driving away of cattle, horses, mules and asses..."
    • Year book of the Helena Woman's Club.

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    • Helena Woman's Club (Helena, Mont.)--Periodicals.; Women--Montana--Societies and clubs--Periodicals.; Women--Societies and clubs--Directories.; Women--Montana--Helena--Societies and clubs.; Helena (Mont.)--Societies and clubs.
    • Year book of the Helena Woman's Club.
    • Good eats

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    • 641.5; TX715 G66; Cookery--Montana.
    • Good eats cook book from the Daughters of Rebekah.
    • Brand Book of the Montana Stock Growers' Association For 1890

    • 1890
    • Livestock Brands--Montana; Cattle brands--Montana.
    • Organized in 1885, the Association sought to protect ranchers "against frauds and swindlers, and to prevent the stealing, taking and driving away of cattle, horses, mules and asses..."
    • Western North Dakota : being a description of a land of great promise and the opportunities it...

    • 1911
    • North Dakota • Description and travel; Billings County (N.D.) • Description and travel; Dunn County (N.D.) • Description and travel; Hettinger County (N.D.) • Description and travel; Mercer County (N.D.) • Description and travel; Morton County...
    • "For detailed information in regard to North Dakota, communications are invited by the Department of Agriculture and Labor of the State of North Dakota, W.C. Gilbreath, Commissioner, Bismarck, N.D."
    • Red Cross cook book

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    • 641.5; Cookery, American.; Cookery Montana.; Red Cross and Red Crescent--Montana.; Sanders County (Mont.)--Businesses--Advertisements.
    • Cover title.; "Containing valuable recipes, particular attention being given to war time dishes."
    • Menu : an apple a day keeps the Doctor away.

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    • Northern Pacific Railroad Company.; Menus.
    • Menu for the Yellowstone Park Line of the Northern Pacific. Menu is shaped like an apple and includes information on apples, specifically the "Big Baked Apple" of the Northern Pacific.
    • Glacier National Park.

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    • F737.G5 G52; Glacier National Park (Mont.)--Guidebooks.; Glacier National Park (Mont.)--Pictorial works.
    • Cover title.; "Great Northern Railway, See America First."; Includes "An Appreciation of Glacier National Park, by Mary Roberts Rinehart "--P. 3.; Most photographs "by Fred H. Kiser, Portland, Oregon."
    • Diary of an amateur explorer

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    • F737.G5 C526 1912; Glacier National Park (Mont.)
    • Experiences of Mr. Chapman's newspaper reporter party in Glacier National Park during the summer of 1911. It is a daily log of the doings of this party of amateur explorers.
    • Helena Business College and English Training School, Helena, Montana.

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    • Business schools--Montana--Helena.; Business schools--Catalogs.
    • "Hon. Cornelius hedges (Sup't. of Public Instruction) lecturer on commercial law." -- cover.; "Imparts a thorough practical education in all commercial branches". -- cover.; H.T. Engelhorn, E.O. Railsback, proprietors.
    • Round-up cook book

    • 1913
    • 641.78633; Cooking, American.; Miles City (Mont.)--Social life and customs.
    • Round-up cook book
    • Brand Book of the Montana Stock Growers' Association For 1894

    • 1894
    • Livestock Brands--Montana; Cattle brands--Montana.
    • Organized in 1885, the Association sought to protect ranchers "against frauds and swindlers, and to prevent the stealing, taking and driving away of cattle, horses, mules and asses..."
    • Montana pages from A. R. Dunbar's International Chinese Directory : 1901

    • 1901
    • Chinese--United States--Directories.; Commerce--Directories.
    • "Embracing the principal merchants and manufacturers in the United States, Canada, Honolulu, Tahiti, South and Central America, and Sydney, N. S. W. Principal importers of Hong Kong, Yokohama, Amoy, Penang and Singapore"--title page. Includes...
    • Official score card. July 4, 1900.

    • 1900
    • Baseball--Montana. ; Advertising--beer.
    • Blank scorecard from game between Helena and Great Falls. Includes starting lineup for both squads. Scorecard is also includes numerous advertisements, such as Kessler Beer, Bon Ton chop house, shoe stores, barber shops, and Singer sewing machines.
    • Ninth annual smoker. Montana Club. December 30, 1905.

    • 1905
    • Montana Club. ; Invitation cards--Montana. ; Caricature and cartoons.
    • Invitation to the ninth annual New Year's Eve ball hosted by the Montana Club. This was the first "smoker" to be held in the new Montana Club building, designed by Cass Gilbert and finished in 1905. The invitation includes the message, "The Board...
    • Montana wild flowers

    • 1892
    • Flowers--Montana.
    • Cover title.; Pressed flowers mounted on double leaves (Japanese style); names in manuscript.
    • Montana Vacationland highway guide, 1950

    • 1950
    • Montana--Description and travel. ; Automobile travel--United States--maps.
    • Guide to various highways in the state of Montana, with descriptions of interesting sites along the way. Includes numerous images and photographs of bears, cowboys, mountain ranges, lakes, etc.
    • Montana historical markers.

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    • Historical markers--Montana--Guidebooks.; Automobile travel--Montana--Guidebooks.; Montana--History, Local.; Montana--Guidebooks.
    • Cover title.; Text by R.H. (Bob) Fletcher. Drawings by Irvin (Shorty) Shope"--P. [1].; Includes index.
    • Montana free homestead land.

    • 1914
    • G4251.G4 1914 .M6; Montana--Maps.; Montana--Description and travel.
    • Map shows the Great Northern's routes, and land available for homesteads. Text on verso describes Montana and the counties in which land is available.
    • Montana Club Smoker. December 31st, 1903.

    • 1903
    • Montana Club. ; Invitation cards--Montana. ; Caricature and cartoons.
    • Invitation to the annual New Year's Eve ball at the Montana Club. The image pokes fun at the fire that had destroyed the original Montana Club clubhouse (1893) on April 27, 1903. The collar of the character's shirt reads: "Slightly disfigured but...
    • International four states highway : 93...direct...north...south...95.

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    • Montana--description and travel. ; Automobile travel--United States--maps.
    • Brochure advertising the scenic route, along Highways 93 and 95, from Southern California to the Canadian border. Includes tourist information about a number of Montana sites along the way. Cover photo is of the Bitterroot Mountains.
    • Hugh Adair Democrat for Congress.

    • 1940
    • Adair, Hugh Rogers, 1889-1971--Posters.; Political posters.
    • "Let's take A-DAIR."; "A man trained for the job."; Hugh Adair ran and lost the election for U.S. House of Representatives in 1940.
    • Holt for governor Democratic ticket.

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    • Holt, W. Elmer (William Elmer), 1884-1945--Posters.; Governors--Montana.; Political posters.
    • William Elmer Holt ran and lost the gubernatorial election of 1936; he was later appointed Governor.
    • Ho! for Jolly Town.

    • 1903
    • Invitation cards--Montana.
    • Invitation for a costume party.
    • Hibbard for Montana U.S. senate

    • 1972
    • Hibbard, Henry S.--Posters.; Political posters.
    • Henry S. Hibbard ran and lost the 1972 election for U.S. senate.
    • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow commemoration, 1892.

    • 1892
    • Helena (Mont.)--Intellectual life. ; Literature--Societies, etc.--Montana--Helena. --Montana--Helena--Societies and clubs.
    • Programme, printed on yellow silk, of selected readings commemorating the tenth anniversary of the death of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    • Helena Gold Sox matchbook, 1985.

    • 1985
    • Baseball--Montana.
    • Matchbook showing Helena Gold Sox emblem that could be used as a coupon for the Branding Iron bar.
    • Headin' for the hills

    • 1937
    • 978.6; F731.5 .F5 1937; Montana--Description and travel.
    • Cover title.; "Cover by Irvin Shope ... photography by Amsel Greene and R.H. Fletcher"--P. [1].
    • Greetings to Montana's Returning Volunteers--Welcome

    • 1899-10-24
    • Philippine-American War; Filipino Insurrection; Draft--Montana; Montana--Genealogy; Montana. National Guard. Infantry Regiment, 2nd; Montana. Adjutant General's Office.; Montana. National Guard.; Soldiers--Montana.; Spanish-American War,...
    • Special edition commemorating Montana's participation in the Spanish-American War.
    • Great Falls Leader Reclamation Edition

    • 1907-10-14
    • Great Falls (Mont.) - - Description and travel.; Great Falls (Mont.) - - History. Water resources development - - West (U.S.) - - History. Irrigation - - Montana. United States. Bureau of Reclamation - - History.
    • A compilation of articles promoting the farming potential of lands surrounding Great Falls. The text and images focus largely on land use innovations, irrigation, and climate.
    • Great Falls Leader Annual

    • 1890-03-25
    • Great Falls (Mont.) - - Description and travel.; Great Falls (Mont.) - - History.
    • Great Falls Leader special edition that describes Great Falls and its surroundings.
    • Governor Babcock Republican.

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    • Babcock, Tim, 1919---Posters.; Political posters.
    • Governor Babcock won the 1964 gubernatorial election and lost in 1968.
    • Forrest Anderson Democrat for Governor.

    • 1968
    • Anderson, Forrest Howard, 1913-1989--Posters.; Political posters.
    • Forrest Anderson was elected governor in 1968. He did not seek another term.
    • Engelhorn Helena Business School, an old and reliable school.

    • 1897
    • Business schools--Montana--Helena. ; Shorthand.
    • Advertisement for the Engelhorn Helena Business School, "an old and reliable School." Contains "questions answered" to basic questions about the curriculum, the costs, boarding, examinations, etc. Verso shows the Lord's Prayer in shorthand with the...
    • Elect Tom Judge Governor Democrat.

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    • Judge, Thomas L.--Posters.; Montana. Governor (1973-1981 : Judge); Political posters.
    • Tom Judge ran and won the seat for governor in 1972 and 1976.
    • Elect Fjare U.S. Senate Republican.

    • 1960
    • Fjare, Orvin B. (Orvin Benonie), 1918---Posters.; Political posters.
    • Orvin Fjare, a former Congressman, ran and lost the U.S. Senate seat in 1960.
    • Elect Bonner Democrat for Governor

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    • Bonner, John W. (John Woodrow), 1902-1970--Posters.; Governors--Montana--Posters.; Political posters.
    • John W. Bonner ran for governor 1948-1956. He was elected in 1948, but lost in 1954 and 1958.; Research suggests that this poster was used in a later election than 1948.

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