|James Beckwourth. Photo courtesy Nevada Historical Society.|
|The Montana Federation of Negro Women's Clubs meets in Butte, August 3, 1921.|
Montana Historical Society Photograph Archives, PAc 96-25.2
|Canyon Hotel waiters, Yellowstone National Park, 1901. Montana Historical Society Photograph Archives, H-4873.|
|Mary Fields. Photo courtesy Ursuline Convent Archives, Toledo, Ohio.|
Although Montana has made small gains in the last decade, 2012 statistics show this ethnic group makes up only 0.6% of the state’s population compared to 13.1% nationally.