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General Montana History Collection (Montana Historical Society)

Overview
Works: 637 works in 650 publications in 1 language and 1,209 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Biography  Military history  Conference papers and proceedings  Anecdotes  Local history  Biography‡vAnecdotes  Personal narratives 
Classifications: HD2766,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by General Montana History Collection (Montana Historical Society)
Taped public programs by Montana Historical Society( )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taped public presentations including Terri Hensley and Harvey Goldstein discussing the 100th Anniversary of Rural Free [mail] Delivery [Goldstein's presentation not audible]; Martha Kohl discusses ten myths of publishing; a series of presentations entitled "Through the Eyes of a Woman: Women Artists Document Montana" (Dana Boussard speaking on various Montana women artists; Susan Near about Elsa Jemne and Caroline Granger; Sarah Boehme about Fra Dana; and Kristi Hager about Evelyn Cameron); Robert "Bob" Morgan discussing pen and ink sketches of Charles M. Russell and Charles M. Russell Journal; Mary Murphy discussing her book "Mining Cultures: Gender, Work, and Leisure in Butte, 1914-1941"; Lyndel Meikle discussing her book Very Close to Trouble concerning Johnny Grant; Dave Walter discussing Métis leader Louis Riel, and his book Montana Campfire Tales; Dr. Les Davis discussing early Native peoples in Montana; and Vivian Paladin discussing Dorothy Johnson and When You and I Were Young, Whitefish. Also included is the text of a presentation by Alan Thompson concerning Jim Brooks and Adrian Wilson, African American range cowboys
Richard Kenck interview by Richard C Kenck( )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics include growing up among Métis on the Dearborn River; tearing down cabins to build a road in the 1980s; settlement on Highway 287, old Birdtail Road, and Sullivan Pass; St. Peter's Mission and the Moran family; the Dearborn Crossing; a muzzle-loader he found near Deadman Coulee; various families entrance into the area, including the Fords, Cobbs, and Gosses; children keeping warm in winter without winter clothing; beadwork; a traditional Métis vest and tobacco pouch; mixing tobacco with kinnikinnick or tree bark; Métis clothing; childhood games and toys, including things made from porcupine quills and horse hair; trapping; and pack outfits
Stuart Mace interview by Stuart A Mace( )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics include the problems involved in procuring and training sled dogs and sled-dog drivers for use in search-and-rescue work in the Arctic; the history of the detachment from its inception at Camp Hale, Colo., to its final days at Fort Robinson, Neb.; administering the program; the project's difficulties, accomplishments, and failures
Karl Dissly interview by Karl Dissly( )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics include his career as an attorney in Lewistown in 1940; his work as a Federal Bureau of Investigation agent from 1941 to 1971; FBI assignments investigating Communists and German American youth groups during World War II; civil rights investigations in Tennessee and Mississippi; the criminal activities of the United Teamsters Union president Jimmy Hoffa in Tennessee; and the surveillance of the civil-rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during the mid-1960s
Norman B. Holter interview by Norman B Holter( )

2 editions published between 1951 and 1955 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics include early community life in Helena; the career of his father, Helena businessman Anton M. Holter; the "Capital Fight" of 1894; local hydroelectric power development on the Missouri River; the Chinese community in Helena; and the cowboy artist Charles M. Russell
Joe McDonald interview by Joe McDonald( )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics include activities at Fort Connah; the naming of Fort Connah; his great-grandfather Angus McDonald; his work with the Fort Connah Historical Association to restore buildings at the site; his family and their customs; and burial sites for family members
Grace A. Kenelty interview by Grace A Kenelty( )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1981 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics include her family's filing on a homestead outside Libby in 1906; her experiences on the homestead; education; personalities in the Libby area; visits to Libby by President Herbert Hoover and by the author Edith Wharton; and the forest fires of 1910
William E. Hunt interview by William E Hunt( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Justice William Hunt discusses growing up during the 1930s Depression; attending the University of Montana Law School in the 1950s as part of the GI Bill; work as a crew caller for Great Northern Railroad; opening law office in Havre; work as County Attorney of Liberty County; getting Tiber Dam; Havre area politics including anti-Catholic sentiment; moving to Helena in 1970 to serve as Trustee of Montana Legal Services; work as Director of Department of Aeronautics; Democratic Party membership; appointment as Worker's Compensation Judge; forming Montana Consumer Council; campaigning for Supreme Court in 1981; being a liberal on a conservative court; Stanko case regarding constitutionality of "safe and prudent" speed limit; Presidential scandals and right-to-privacy; and his caseload for Supreme Court
Harold G. Stearns interview by Harold Gustave Stearns( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stearns discusses in more detail his life in Helena and Montana history. He discusses hearing stories from women and men across the state when he was traveling for the Montana Historical Society board of trustees. He recalls being awed by the strength and perseverance of Montana homesteaders and early residents; describes his duties for the Centennial Commission; the importance of tourism in Montana's changing economy, especially the role of historic sites; and describes his work teaching Carroll College students about Montana history
Ann Zupan and Lucas F. Zupan interview( )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics include their families, his Yugoslavian ancestry; living in Aldridge from 1905 to 1910; the closing of the local coal mine; coming to Roundup; the Slovenian community in Roundup; the Number Three Mine; Gibbtown; Farralltown; Klein; his work as a miner; ethnic fraternal activities and insurance services; wakes and burials; alcohol and Prohibition; St. Benedict's Catholic Church; and local businesses, primarily saloons and grocers
John "Jack" Eslick interview by John G Eslick( )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics include his involvement with sled-dog rescue work in northern Canada; his duties in the Rimini operation; general dog-training problems; and the idiosyncrasies of some specific sled dogs
by Montana History Conference( )

in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Sixth Annual Montana History Conference, held in Helena on 11-13 Oct. 1979, incorporates Bob Morgan's talk on western art; Robert Utley's description of the cavalry trooper on the frontier; Father Peter Powell's lecture on Cheyenne ledger art; Richard Roeder's analysis of Joseph K. Howard's attitudes; and Jerry Rodgers's comments on historic preservation in Montana
Eddie Barbeau interview by Eddie Barbeau( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics include his prewar experiences with sled dogs; his work as a dog-purchasing agent at Camp Rimini during World War II; and types of dogs and sleds
David W. Armstrong interview by David W Armstrong( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics include the overall project; methods of training the dogs; feeding and health problems encountered by the dogs; and his service with search and rescue operations in Newfoundland and Greenland
Ben Warkentin interview by Ben Warkentin( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Warkentin discusses his service as a conscientious objector during World War II at Camp #55, Belton, Mont.; his Mennonite faith; camp life and routines; his feelings about alternative military service programs and pacifism; and his life since the Civilian Public Service
Mamie Cox interview by Mamie Cox( )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics include her arrival in Montana in 1886 and her experiences operating the Three Circle Ranch with her husband
Annual conference session proceedings by Western History Association( )

2 editions published in 1965 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Western History Association conference that convened in Helena on 14 Oct. 1965 included a session on religion and the West. W.L. Davis presents a paper entitled "On the Trail of Father Peter John DeSmet"; Leonard J. Arrington reads a paper on the "Secularization of Mormon History and Culture [in the 1900s]."
Georgianna Crouse Andersen interview by Georgianna Crouse Andersen( )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics include farming on the East Bench in Beaverhead County under difficult conditions during the early 1900s; her married life on a sheep ranch near Bannack; many of the old buildings in Dillon; and the locations of many former businesses in town
Eula Mae Hall interview by Eula Mae Hall( )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics include her experiences growing up around Helena; the Hall family ranch outside of White Sulphur Springs; Blackfeet and Crow Indians interactions with her parents; moving to Helena; Helena residents; the history of many of Helena's historic homes and buildings, including the Warren Hotel, Sixth Avenue business district, the Holter family home, and the Tobin House; and traveling throughout the world with the Holter family as a young woman
Dorothy Schoknecht interview by Dorothy Schoknecht( )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Topics include her family's experiences owning property on Lake McDonald in Glacier National Park, from the 1920s to the present; transportation; the development of tourist accommodations; Going-to-the-Sun Highway; the fire of 1929; National Park Service management; Glacier View Dam; and the flood of 1964
 
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Alternative Names
Montana Historical Society. General Montana History Collection

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English (31)