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    • 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
    • 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
    • Curley Meek narrative, [19--].

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    • Meek, Curley.; Titter, Herbert.; Montana Historical Society. Photograph Archives.; Oil fields--Montana--Cat Creek (Petroleum County : Town)--Photographs.; Petroleum workers--Montana--Cat Creek (Petroleum County : Town)--Photographs.
    • Oral history summary of Curley Meek describing a series of 1920 photographs
    • 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.;...
    • Letter to her father describing living conditions in Bannack
    • Emmanuel Taylor Gordon papers, 1881-1980.

    • 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; 1969; 1970; 1971; 1972; 1973; 1974; 1975; 1976; 1977; 1978; 1979; 1980
    • Florence Mining Company (Neihart, Mont.); Gordon, Rose Beatris, 1885-1968.; Gordon, Taylor, 1893-1971.; Gordon family.; Montana Federation of Negro Women's Clubs.; African American authors--Montana.; African American singers.; African American...
    • Scope and content: The collection is arranged into four subgroups. The first two are Taylor Gordon and Rose Gordon, each including correspondence, financial records, legal documents, writings, clippings, and miscellany. Correspondence addressed to...
    • 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...
    • 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
    • Harrison family papers, 1942-1963.

    • 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963
    • Harrison, E. C. (Ethelyn Conway)--Correspondence.; Harrison, F. R. (Francis Randall)--Correspondence.; Harrison, Robert C., d. 1945.; Metcalf, Lee, 1911-1978.; Pray, Charles Nelson, 1868-1963.; Harrison family.; Indians of North America--Health and...
    • John Conway Harrison (born in 1913) and his younger brother Robert are the sons of Dr. F.R. Harrison of Harlowton, Mont. Their mother was E.C. Harrison, a dean at Montana State College in Bozeman. John and Robert Harrison both served in the armed...
    • Harrison family papers, 1942-1963.

    • 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963
    • Harrison, E. C. (Ethelyn Conway)--Correspondence.; Harrison, F. R. (Francis Randall)--Correspondence.; Harrison, Robert C., d. 1945.; Metcalf, Lee, 1911-1978.; Pray, Charles Nelson, 1868-1963.; Harrison family.; Indians of North America--Health and...
    • John Conway Harrison (born in 1913) and his younger brother Robert are the sons of Dr. F.R. Harrison of Harlowton, Mont. Their mother was E.C. Harrison, a dean at Montana State College in Bozeman. John and Robert Harrison both served in the armed...
    • Harrison family papers, 1942-1963.

    • 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963
    • Harrison, E. C. (Ethelyn Conway)--Correspondence.; Harrison, F. R. (Francis Randall)--Correspondence.; Harrison, Robert C., d. 1945.; Metcalf, Lee, 1911-1978.; Pray, Charles Nelson, 1868-1963.; Harrison family.; Indians of North America--Health and...
    • John Conway Harrison (born in 1913) and his younger brother Robert are the sons of Dr. F.R. Harrison of Harlowton, Mont. Their mother was E.C. Harrison, a dean at Montana State College in Bozeman. John and Robert Harrison both served in the armed...
    • Harrison family papers, 1942-1963.

    • 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963
    • Harrison, E. C. (Ethelyn Conway)--Correspondence.; Harrison, F. R. (Francis Randall)--Correspondence.; Harrison, Robert C., d. 1945.; Metcalf, Lee, 1911-1978.; Pray, Charles Nelson, 1868-1963.; Harrison family.; Indians of North America--Health and...
    • John Conway Harrison (born in 1913) and his younger brother Robert are the sons of Dr. F.R. Harrison of Harlowton, Mont. Their mother was E.C. Harrison, a dean at Montana State College in Bozeman. John and Robert Harrison both served in the armed...
    • Harrison family papers, 1942-1963.

    • 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963
    • Harrison, E. C. (Ethelyn Conway)--Correspondence.; Harrison, F. R. (Francis Randall)--Correspondence.; Harrison, Robert C., d. 1945.; Metcalf, Lee, 1911-1978.; Pray, Charles Nelson, 1868-1963.; Harrison family.; Indians of North America--Health and...
    • John Conway Harrison (born in 1913) and his younger brother Robert are the sons of Dr. F.R. Harrison of Harlowton, Mont. Their mother was E.C. Harrison, a dean at Montana State College in Bozeman. John and Robert Harrison both served in the armed...
    • Harrison family papers, 1942-1963.

    • 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963
    • Harrison, E. C. (Ethelyn Conway)--Correspondence.; Harrison, F. R. (Francis Randall)--Correspondence.; Harrison, Robert C., d. 1945.; Metcalf, Lee, 1911-1978.; Pray, Charles Nelson, 1868-1963.; Harrison family.; Indians of North America--Health and...
    • John Conway Harrison (born in 1913) and his younger brother Robert are the sons of Dr. F.R. Harrison of Harlowton, Mont. Their mother was E.C. Harrison, a dean at Montana State College in Bozeman. John and Robert Harrison both served in the armed...
    • Harrison family papers, 1942-1963.

    • 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963
    • Harrison, E. C. (Ethelyn Conway)--Correspondence.; Harrison, F. R. (Francis Randall)--Correspondence.; Harrison, Robert C., d. 1945.; Metcalf, Lee, 1911-1978.; Pray, Charles Nelson, 1868-1963.; Harrison family.; Indians of North America--Health and...
    • John Conway Harrison (born in 1913) and his younger brother Robert are the sons of Dr. F.R. Harrison of Harlowton, Mont. Their mother was E.C. Harrison, a dean at Montana State College in Bozeman. John and Robert Harrison both served in the armed...
    • Harrison family papers, 1942-1963.

    • 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963
    • Harrison, E. C. (Ethelyn Conway)--Correspondence.; Harrison, F. R. (Francis Randall)--Correspondence.; Harrison, Robert C., d. 1945.; Metcalf, Lee, 1911-1978.; Pray, Charles Nelson, 1868-1963.; Harrison family.; Indians of North America--Health and...
    • John Conway Harrison (born in 1913) and his younger brother Robert are the sons of Dr. F.R. Harrison of Harlowton, Mont. Their mother was E.C. Harrison, a dean at Montana State College in Bozeman. John and Robert Harrison both served in the armed...
    • Harrison family papers, 1942-1963.

    • 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963
    • Harrison, E. C. (Ethelyn Conway)--Correspondence.; Harrison, F. R. (Francis Randall)--Correspondence.; Harrison, Robert C., d. 1945.; Metcalf, Lee, 1911-1978.; Pray, Charles Nelson, 1868-1963.; Harrison family.; Indians of North America--Health and...
    • John Conway Harrison (born in 1913) and his younger brother Robert are the sons of Dr. F.R. Harrison of Harlowton, Mont. Their mother was E.C. Harrison, a dean at Montana State College in Bozeman. John and Robert Harrison both served in the armed...
    • Harrison family papers, 1942-1963.

    • 1942; 1943; 1944; 1945; 1946; 1947; 1948; 1949; 1950; 1951; 1952; 1953; 1954; 1955; 1956; 1957; 1958; 1959; 1960; 1961; 1962; 1963
    • Harrison, E. C. (Ethelyn Conway)--Correspondence.; Harrison, F. R. (Francis Randall)--Correspondence.; Harrison, Robert C., d. 1945.; Metcalf, Lee, 1911-1978.; Pray, Charles Nelson, 1868-1963.; Harrison family.; Indians of North America--Health and...
    • John Conway Harrison (born in 1913) and his younger brother Robert are the sons of Dr. F.R. Harrison of Harlowton, Mont. Their mother was E.C. Harrison, a dean at Montana State College in Bozeman. John and Robert Harrison both served in the armed...
    • 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
    • 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.
    • Juanita W. Cooke interview, 1991 May 8.

    • 1991-05-08
    • Women Airforce Service Pilots (U.S.); Air pilots, Military--United States--Interviews.; Douglas DC-3 (Transport plane); Mitchell bomber.; P-40 (Fighter planes); Women air pilots--United States--Interviews.; Women...
    • Interviewed by John Terreo on 8 May 1991 in Helena, Mont., as part of the repository's 20th Century Montana Military Veterans Oral History Project.; Topics include her early flying lessons; landing a malfunctioning P-40 fighter plane at the...
    • 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"
    • 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...
    • 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"
    • 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.;...
    • Typescript copy of letter written by H.F. Galen to his daughter discussing his family history, December 31, 1896.
    • Pierre Chouteau, Jr. and Company records, 1810-1864.

    • 1810; 1811; 1812; 1813; 1814; 1815; 1816; 1817; 1818; 1819; 1820; 1821; 1822; 1823; 1824; 1825; 1826; 1827; 1828; 1829; 1830; 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
    • Frontier and pioneer life--Montana.; Fur trade--Montana.; Fur traders--Montana.; Siksika Indians.; Trading posts--Montana.; Fort Benton (Fort Benton, Mont. : Fort); Fort Sarpy (Rosebud County, Mont.); Fort Union (N.D.)
    • Letter from Pierre Menard to Pierre Chouteau written from the Three Forks of the Missouri, describing an attack on Menard's party by a group of Blackfeet.
    • 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...
    • Walter H. James Reminiscences 1929-1934.

    • 1929; 1930; 1931; 1932; 1933; 1934
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    • Scope and content: Reminiscences. 1929-1934. .2 linear foot. This collection consists of reminiscences written by Walter H. James (n.d.) describing the trips that he and his wife, Ida Rachel James, took to dude ranches in Montana between 1929 and...
    • 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...

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