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    • Charles Wong to Flora Wong

    • 1946; 1947; 1948
    • Chinese Americans--Montana--Helena
    • The Wong Family of Helena, Montana, were Chinese-Americans who owned a grocery on South Main St. Collection consists of letters (1948) in Chinese between Charles Wong (Wong Mingzhu) and Flora Wong (born Lee Jong Hai). The letters document the...
    • Silver Bow County (Mont.) Sanitary Conditions report

    • 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912
    • Copper mines and mining--Montana.; Working class--Montana.; Labor disputes--Montana.; Miners--Disease and hygiene--Montana.; Mines and mineral resources--Montana.; Occupational diseases--Montana.; Public health--Montana.; Silicosis--Montana.;...
    • "Report of Investigation of Sanitary Conditions in Mines, and of the Conditions Under Which the Miners Live in Silver Bow County"
    • Harry J. Rutter reminiscence, 1931

    • 1931
    • Cattle drives--Montana.; Cattle drives--West (U.S.); Cowboys--Montana.; Cree Indians--Missouri River Valley.; Land companies--Montana.; Ranch life--Montana.; Ranches--Montana.; N Bar N Ranch (Mont.)
    • Reminiscence (1931) by Harry Rutter
    • John Galen Carter diary, 1906-1926.

    • 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926
    • Carter, Ellen Galen--Correspondence.; Galen, Hugh F., 1826-1899--Correspondence.; United States. Congress. Senate--Officials and employees--Diaries.; Americans--Canada--Diaries.; Americans--Cuba--Diaries.; Americans--Europe, Western--Diaries.;...
    • Accompanied by a typescript copy of a letter (1896) written by H.F. Galen to his daughter discussing his family's history.
    • Alden Canterbury interview, 1987 Jul. 30.

    • 1987-07-30
    • Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Dredging--Montana--Fort Peck.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Towboats--Montana--Fort Peck.; Fort Peck (Mont.)--Social...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Charles Kennedy interview, 1982 Apr. 23.

    • 1982-04-23
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company--Employees--Interviews.; Copper mines and mining--Montana.; Labor unions--Montana.; Loggers--Montana--Bonner--Interviews.; Loggers--Montana--Milltown--Interviews.; Logging--Montana--Bonner.;...
    • Interviewed by Laurie Mercier on 23 Apr. 1982 in Dixon, Mont., as part of the repository's Montanans at Work Oral History Project.; Topics include his work as a logger and teamster in Bonner and Milltown from 1908 into the 1930s; his work...
    • Clarence Crane interview, 1987 Aug. 1.

    • 1987-08-01
    • Construction workers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Fort Peck (Mont.)--Social conditions.; Fort...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Clyde Gore interview, 1982 Mar. 30.

    • 1982-03-30
    • Agriculture--Montana--Fergus County.; Automobile dealers--Montana--Hobson--Interviews.; Chrysler automobile.; Gypsum industry--Montana--Employees--Interviews.; Ranching--Montana--Fergus County.
    • Interviewed by Laurie Mercier on 30 Mar. 1982 in Hobson, Mont., as part of the repository's Montanans at Work Oral History Project.; Topics include farming south of Hobson, Fergus County, ca. 1910-1930; his work as a hired hand on various area...
    • Elwood Pittenger interview, 1982 Mar. 31.

    • 1982-03-31
    • Agriculture--Montana--Hobson.; Community life--Montana--Hobson.; Farmers--Montana--Hobson--Interviews.; Ranchers--Montana--Hobson--Interviews.; Ranching--Montana--Hobson.
    • Interviewed by Laurie Mercier on 31 Mar. 1982 in Hobson, Mont., as part of the repository's Montanans at Work Oral History Project.; Topics include farming and ranching in the Hobson area and life in the Hobson community.
    • Emil Kravik interview, 1987 Jul. 30.

    • 1987-07-30
    • Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Dredging--Montana--Fort Peck.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Pipelines--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Truck...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Emily R. Meredith papers, 1862-1867 and undated.

    • 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867
    • Meredith, Emily R. (Emily Robinson), 1836-1913.; Meredith, Frederick A., b. 1835.; American bison hunting--Montana.; Frontier and pioneer life--Montana.; Miners--Montana.; Nez Percé Indians--Hunting--Montana.; Bannack (Mont.)--History.; Bitterroot...
    • Letter to her father describing living conditions in Bannack
    • Faye Hoven interview, 1982 Mar. 30.

    • 1982-03-30
    • Agriculture--Montana--Hobson.; Farm life--Montana--Hobson.; Frontier and pioneer life--Montana--Winnett.; Ranck life--Montana--Hobson.; Ranching--Montana--Hobson.; Women--Montana--Hobson--Interviews.
    • Interviewed by Laurie Mercier on 30 Mar. 1982 in Hobson, Mont., as part of the repository's Montanans at Work Oral History Project.; Topics include her parents homestead south of Winnett before 1920; farming and ranching at Hobson from the 1920s...
    • Fred Michels interview, 1987 Aug. 2.

    • 1987-08-02
    • Grocery trade--Montana--Fort Peck--Employees--Interviews.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Fort Peck (Mont.)--Social life and customs.
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • George Larson interview, 1987 Aug. 1.

    • 1987-08-01
    • Construction workers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Dam failures--Montana--Fort Peck.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Pipelines--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Harold Bryant interview, 1987 Jul. 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Dam failures--Montana--Fort Peck.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Quarries and quarrying--Montana.; Fort Peck (Mont.)--Social...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • James Montfort interview, 1987 Aug. 1.

    • 1987-08-01
    • Wilson (Mont.); Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Recreation--Montana--Fort Peck.; Truck drivers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.;...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • James Wiseman and Florence Wiseman interview, 1987 Jul. 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Construction workers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Laundresses--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Jerold Van Faasen interview, 1987 Aug. 3.

    • 1987-08-03
    • Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Engineers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Fort Peck (Mont.)--Social conditions.; Fort Peck...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Jim Wardlow interview, 1987 July 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Aeronautics--Montana--Fort Peck.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Houseboats--Montana--Fort Peck.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Recreation--Montana--Fort...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • Joe E. Howard concert, 1957 June 20.

    • 1657-06-20
    • Concerts--Montana--Helena.; State songs--Montana.
    • Recorded by Jean Baucus.; Joe Howard performs in concert at the Helena Civic Center. The performance consists of numerous songs popular during the 1900-1925 period, including Montana's official state song, "Montana," written in 1910 by Howard and...
    • John Maxness and Leila McPherson Maxness interview, 1987 Aug. 1.

    • 1987-08-01
    • McPherson, Tom.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Taverns (Inns)--Montana.; Fort Peck Dam (Mont.); McCone City (Mont.)
    • Interviewed by Mary Murphy on 1 Aug. 1987 in Fort Peck, Mont., as part of the repository's New Deal in Montana/Fort Peck Dam Oral History Project.; Topics include living in McCone City; Leila's work running a tavern with her first husband, Tom...
    • Meriwether Lewis letter, 1806.

    • 1806
    • Dearborn, Henry, 1751-1829--Correspondence.; Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809.; Lewis and Clark Expedition (1804-1806)
    • letter from Meriwether Lewis to General Henry Dearborn requesting payment for supplies used on the expedition of 1804-1806.
    • Montana Forestry Division Records 1896-1987.

    • 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980; 1981; 1982; 1983; 1984; 1985; 1986; 1987
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    • Scope and content: Records. 1896-1987. 30 linear feet. Records consist primarily of subject files (1940s-1970s) for forestry- and conservation-oriented organizations, state agencies, and federal agencies, and topical subject files. These files...
    • Francis "Frank" Elliott Papers, 1866-1881.

    • 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1881
    • Elliott family--Correspondence.; Skeffington, Joseph--Correspondence.; Frontier and pioneer life--Montana--Beartown (Granite County); Frontier and pioneer life--Montana--Virginia City.; Gold mines and mining--Montana--Beartown (Granite County);...
    • Letter to Father discussing conditions in Virginia City.
    • Montana Governors records 1889-1962.

    • 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962
    • Ayers, Roy Elmer, 1882-1955.; Babcock, Tim, 1919-; Aronson, J. Hugo (John Hugo), 1891-1978.; Bonner, John W. (John Woodrow), 1902-1970.; Cooney, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1872-1935.; Crosby, John Schuyler, 1839-1914.; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore),...
    • Montana State Board of Health Annual report, 1909.
    • Montana Governors records 1889-1962.

    • 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962
    • Ayers, Roy Elmer, 1882-1955.; Babcock, Tim, 1919-; Aronson, J. Hugo (John Hugo), 1891-1978.; Bonner, John W. (John Woodrow), 1902-1970.; Cooney, Frank H. (Frank Henry), 1872-1935.; Crosby, John Schuyler, 1839-1914.; Dixon, Joseph M. (Joseph Moore),...
    • Montana State Board of Health Annual report, 1905.
    • Thomas Cruse papers, 1879-1956.

    • 1879; 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956
    • Cruse, Thomas, 1836-1914--Estate.; Banks and banking--Montana--Helena.; Irish Americans--Montana.; Mines and mineral resources--Montana--Marysville (Lewis and Clark County); Mining corporations--Montana.; Ranches--Montana--Fergus County.; Sheep...
    • This record replaces NUCMC entry MS 79-349.; Personal and business papers of Thomas Cruse. Collection contains incoming and outgoing correspondence, financial records, legal documents, reports, and miscellany, dealing with Cruse's various...
    • Hum Fay, et al. vs. Baldwin, et al. records, 1898.

    • 1898
    • Baldwin, Frank, fl. 1898--Trials, litigation, etc.; Hum, Fay--Trials, litigation, etc.; United States. Circuit Court (9th Circuit); Chinese--Montana--Butte.; Discrimination--Montana--Butte.; Japanese--Montana--Butte.; Labor unions--Montana--Butte.;...
    • Testimony from Hum Fay concerning the alleged boycott (December 1896-April 1897) of Chinese and Japanese business establishments in Butte, Montana
    • Holter Family papers, 1861-1968.

    • 1861; 1862; 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908; 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917; 1918; 1919; 1920; 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938; 1939; 1940; 1941; 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963; 1964; 1965; 1966; 1967; 1968
    • Cattle raising--Montana.; Barbour, Marian Holter.; Barbour, Philip Richmond.; Hauser, Samuel Thomas, 1833-1914.; Holter, Anton M., 1831-1921.; Holter, Aubrey M., 1883-1945.; Holter, Norman B., 1868-1957.; Holter, Norman J., 1914-1983.; Holter...
    • "Pioneer Lumbering in Montana"
    • Eva Marie MacLean papers, [ca. 1930s-ca. 1970s].

    •  
    • Dawson County (Mont.)--History.; Richland County (Mont.)--History.; Wibaux County (Mont.)--History.
    • The W.P.A. and I", short story and outline for future installments by Eva MacLean, undated.
    • Margaret Rumsey Wright diary

    • 1916
    • Willett, Lottie Rumsey.; Wright, Frances Rumsey.; Wright, Francke, b. 1904.; Wright, Hammond, 1900-1975.; Wright family.; Broadwater Hotel and Natatorium (Helena, Mont.); Automobile travel--United States.; Ford Model T automobile.; Teenage...
    • "Seattle to Boston -- 1916 Diary of the Trip"
    • Thomas O. Miles papers, 1892-1908.

    • 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900; 1901; 1902; 1903; 1904; 1905; 1906; 1907; 1908
    • Overland journeys to Montana--Personal narratives.; Toole, J. K. (Joseph Kemp), 1851-1929--Correspondence.; Weed, Elbert Durkee, b. 1858--Correspondence.; Canadian Americans--Montana--Silver Bow County.; Cree Indians--Montana--Silver Bow County.;...
    • Reminiscence (1908) about his wagon trip from Missouri to Montana Territory in 1866 and later experiences raising sheep and cattle at Silver Bow.
    • Jorgen Jorgensen family papers, 1921-1938.

    • 1921; 1922; 1923; 1924; 1925; 1926; 1927; 1928; 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934; 1935; 1936; 1937; 1938
    • Danish Americans • Montana • Dagmar.; Threshing • Montana • Dagmar.; Dagmar (Mont.) • Biography.; Jorgensen family.
    • "Boyhood Recollections: A Narrative of Homestead Days in Northeastern Montana"
    • U.S. Office of Indian Affairs Rocky Boy's Agency records, 1909-1917.

    • 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917
    • Wheat, Thralls W.--Correspondence.; Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Reservation.; Indian agents--Montana--Correspondence.; Ojibwa Indians--Montana--Census, 1909.; Ojibwa Indians--Montana--Census, 1917.; Rocky Boy's Reservation...
    • Typescript copy of letter from Thralls W. Wheat to the U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs, April 20, 1909 and Census of Rocky Boy's Band of Chippewa Indians of Montana by T.W. Wheat, April 8-14, 1909.
    • Philip Gannon interview, 1987 Aug. 2.

    • 1987-08-02
    • Dam failures--Montana--Fort Peck.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Engineers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Fort Peck...
    • Interviewed by Rick Duncan on 2 Aug. 1987 in Fort Peck, Mont., as part of the repository's New Deal in Montana/Fort Peck Dam Oral History Project.; Topics include his work as an engineer; the slide disaster of 1938; and recreation in the area.;...
    • Ruby Morton Martin interview, 1987 Jul. 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Health facilities--Montana--Fort Peck.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Nurses--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.;...
    • Interviewed by Diane Sands on 31 Jul. 1987 in Fort Peck, Mont., as part of the repository's New Deal in Montana/Fort Peck Dam Oral History Project.; Topics include her training and work as a nurse; health care facilities at the dam; residing in a...
    • Don Anderson writing, 1959

    • 1959
    • Newspaper publishing--Montana.; Montana--Newspapers.; Anaconda Company.; Lee Enterprises.; Lee Newspapers of Montana.
    • unpublished manuscript concerns the 1959 sale of seven Anaconda Company newspapers to Lee Enterprises
    • Tom Mullen interview, 1987 Jul. 30.

    • 1987-07-30
    • Construction workers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Dam failures--Montana--Fort Peck.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Pipelines--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and...
    • Interviewed by Rick Duncan on 30 Jul. 1987 in Fort Peck, Mont., as part of the repository's New Deal in Montana/Fort Peck Dam Oral History Project.; Topics include his work in tunnels and on pipelines; his job on a derrick boat; the slide disaster...
    • U.S. Office of Indian Affairs Rocky Boy's Agency records, 1909-1917.

    • 1909; 1910; 1911; 1912; 1913; 1914; 1915; 1916; 1917
    • Wheat, Thralls W.--Correspondence.; Chippewa Cree Tribe of the Rocky Boy's Reservation.; Indian agents--Montana--Correspondence.; Ojibwa Indians--Montana--Census, 1909.; Ojibwa Indians--Montana--Census, 1917.; Rocky Boy's Reservation...
    • Tentative Roll of Rocky Boy Indians, May 30, 1917.
    • Walter Luse interview, 1987 Jul. 30.

    • 1987-07-30
    • Dam failures--Montana--Fort Peck.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Fort Peck Dam (Mont.)
    • Interviewed by Rick Duncan on 30 Jul. 1987 in Fort Peck, Mont., as part of the repository's New Deal in Montana/Fort Peck Dam Oral History Project.; Topics include his work clearing brush; his other jobs; the drilling business; and the slide...
    • William Fly interview, 1987 Jul. 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Clerks--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Dam failures--Montana--Fort Peck.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Fort Peck...
    • Interviewed by Mary Murphy on 31 Jul. 1987 in Fort Peck, Mont., as part of the repository's New Deal in Montana/Fort Peck Dam Oral History Project.; Topics include his childhood in Laurel; his clerical work on the dam project; life in the barracks;...

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