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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.
    • 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
    • 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...
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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 Adjutant General's Office Records 1889-1959.

    • 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
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    • Scope and content: Records. 1889-1959. 48 linear feet. This collection consists of five series: General Correspondence (1913-1959); Legal Documents (1915-1958); Reports (1916-1940); Subject Files (1939-1950); and Military Personnel Records...
    • Montana Good Government State Central Committee records, 1895-1919 (bulk 1913-1919).

    • 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
    • Boyd, Mary Sumner.; Coit, Eleanor G.; United States. Constitution 19th Amendment.; Montana Federation of Women's Clubs.; Suffrage--Montana.; Suffrage--Montana--Societies, etc.; Suffragists--Montana.; Women--Suffrage--Montana.; Montana--Politics and...
    • Quote from Jeanette Rankin regarding women and politics
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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"
    • Alma Coffin Kirkpatrick reminiscence, [ca. 1910].

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    • Overland journeys to Montana--Personal narratives.; Coffin family.; Rosebud (Steamboat); Ranch life--Montana--Beaverhead County.; Schools--Montana--Glendale (Beaverhead County); Steamboat travel--Missouri River.; Steamboats--Missouri River.; Women...
    • Excerpt from Alma Coffin Kirkpatrick's reminiscence discussing her trip to Montana Territory
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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"
    • 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
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • 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
    • 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...
    • 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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