Monday, August 3, 2015

Annie Morgan

This African American homesteader was a respected healer in Philipsburg.


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Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Dynamite Dog

This prominent citizen was active in the Butte community in the 1920s.


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Monday, July 27, 2015

Ore Train

A routine day for a railroad crew took an unexpected turn.


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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Dangerous Games

A woman enumerates the various amusements for children in a mining camp.


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Monday, July 20, 2015

Unruffled

Proprietor August Heller was undaunted by protests against his upscale saloon in Kalispell.


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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Bannack's Masonic Lodge

Designing the Masonic Lodge to also function as Bannack's schoolhouse required some custom building techniques—and a breadboard.


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Monday, July 13, 2015

Frenchtown's Heritage

The historic stone markers in the Frenchtown cemetery point to the origins of the town's founding families.


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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Love Story

"Brother Van" never married, although he wore a wedding ring for most of his life.


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Monday, July 6, 2015

All Night Party!

Dances were big community events in homesteading and mining settlements.


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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Moss Mansion

Architect R. J. Hardenbergh, whose work includes New York City’s Waldorf Astoria, designed the elegant Moss mansion, which is now a museum.


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