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    • 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.
    • Carl H. Plumlee interview, 1987 Jul. 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Montana Power Company--Employees--Interviews.; Montana State College--Alumni and alumnae--Interviews.; Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; Dredging--Montana--Fort Peck.; Engineers--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; New Deal,...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • 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...
    • Cornelius Hedges papers, 1831-1907.

    • 1831; 1832; 1833; 1834; 1835; 1836; 1837; 1838; 1839; 1840; 1841; 1842; 1843; 1844; 1845; 1846; 1847; 1848; 1849; 1850; 1851; 1852; 1853; 1854; 1855; 1856; 1857; 1858; 1859; 1860; 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
    • Hedges family.; Freemasons--Montana.; Frontier and pioneer life--Montana.; Gold mines and mining--Montana--Marysville (Lewis and Clark County); Mining corporations--Montana.; Helena (Mont.)--Social life and customs.; Yellowstone National Park.
    • Letter to parents regarding Montana mining frontier and conditions.
    • 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
    • Ethelyn "Brownie" Mason interview, 1987 Jul. 31.

    • 1987-07-31
    • Dams--Montana--Fort Peck--Design and construction.; New Deal, 1933-1939--Montana--Fort Peck--Personal narratives.; Public works--Montana--Fort Peck.; Secretaries--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Women--Montana--Fort Peck--Interviews.; Fort Peck...
    • Oral history transcript regarding Fort Peck Dam construction
    • 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
    • Henry D. Hauser Diary 1865-1869.

    • 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869
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    • Scope and content: Diary. 1865-1869. .1 linear foot. The diary of Henry D. Hauser describes his train and stage trip (beginning in May 12, 1865) from St. Louis, Missouri, to Virginia City, Montana Territory, via Atchison, Kansas; Denver, Colorado;...
    • 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
    • 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...
    • Juanita Cooke interview, 1991 Mar. 27.

    • 1991-03-27
    • Avenger Field (Sweetwater, Tex.); Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.); Air pilots, Military--United States--Interviews.; Flight training--Texas--Sweetwater.; Pearl Harbor (Hawaii), Attack on, 1941.; Women air pilots--United States--Interviews.;...
    • Interviewed by John Terreo on 27 Mar. 1991 in Helena, Mont., as part of the repository's 20th Century Montana Military Veterans Oral History Project.; Topics include her early flying experiences in California; her acquisition of a pilot's license...
    • 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),...
    • Typed letter from A.W. Ricker, editor, Farmers Union Publishing Co., to Governor Erickson, 1931 August 8.
    • 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),...
    • Typed letter from M.L. Wilson, Head of Department of Agricultural Economics at Montana State College, Bozeman, to Governor Erickson, 1932 August 25.
    • 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),...
    • Letter to U.S. Army Corp of Engineering from Sam Chase regarding the Knowles Project
    • Eva Marie MacLean papers, [ca. 1930s-ca. 1970s].

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    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Pearl Sparks Unglesbee Danniel papers, 1885-1975.

    • 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; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975
    • Homesteaders--Montana--McCone County.; Danniel, Pearl, 1885-1975.; Danniel, Perry Scott.; Sparks, Albert Leroy.; Unglesbee, Clarence, d. 1927.; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.; Shepherds--Montana--McCone County.; Women...
    • Scope and content: This collection consists primarily of the writings of Pearl Danniel. Writings include several uncompleted versions (written from the 1930s to the 1970s) of her autobiography. In addition there are several works of fiction,...
    • 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...
    • Samuel Thomas Hauser papers, 1864-1914.

    • 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
    • Barbour, Ashburn K. (Ashburn Kennett); Broadwater, Charles A. (Charles Arthur), 1840-1892.; Carter, Thomas Henry, 1854-1911.; Clark, William Andrews, 1839-1925.; Conrad, William G., 1848-1914.; Corbin, D. C. (Daniel Chase), 1832-1918.; Dahler,...
    • Andrew Hammond letter to Samuel Hauser regarding the city of Anaconda’s bid to be Montana’s Capital
    • 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
    • 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"
    • 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...
    • Vigilantes records, 1863-1884.

    • 1863; 1864; 1865; 1866; 1867; 1868; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1874; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884
    • Murphy, Con, d. 1884.; Outlaws--Montana--Virginia City.; Vigilantes--Montana--Virginia City.
    • The bylaws and official oath of allegiance of the vigilantes of Virginia City and surrounding area
    • 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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