Montana

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General

"Montana, Its Story and Biography." Tom Stout, The American Historical Society, 1921. Biographies of inhabitants and general history of the state. Three volumes. PW2

"New Partners, Old Roots: A History of Merging Lutheran Churches in the Pacific Northwest." Emerson et al, North Pacific District American Lutheran Church et al, 1986. Contains brief histories of Lutheran congregations in the Pacific Northwest. Most histories include names of Pastors, as well as some early members. Includes congregations that may no longer exist or have merged with other congregations. As this book is not indexed by surname, please provide the community and, if known, congregation name. JH6

"Yankee Jim's National Park Toll Road and the Yellowstone Trail." Doris Whithorn, privately published, April 1989. The life and times of James George, born in Ohio. He built 27 miles of road between Yellowstone National Park and Livingston, Montana in the late 1800s. Surnames of other people include: Baronett, Blair, Bozeman, Brown, Chadbourne, Chandler, Clifford, Conferr, Covely, Curl, Cutler, Dailey, Daily, Dowling, Eaton, English, Farrow, Foss, Henderson, Horr, Hosford, Huston, Ingersol, Johnson, Joy, Rudyard Kipling, Lee, Lenhardt, Lohman, McCartney, Mendenhall, Metlen, Miller, Sargent, Spencer, Stone, Story, Swift, Vivian, Weaver, Werks. JG5

Cascade Co.

"A Century In The Foothills 1876 - 1976." Eden Area Historical Committee, June 1976. A History of the Eden Area, Cascade County, Montana, including a history of Black Butte, Calvert, Eden, Giffen, Pleasant View and Red Butte. LB3

"Mountains and Meadows." Cascade Historical Committee; Blue Print & Letter Printers in Great Falls; about 1970. "A pioneer history of Cascade, Chestnut Valley, Hardy, St. Peter's Mission, and Castner Falls 1805-1925." 305 pages. Contains a history of the area as well as biographies of early settlers. B18, KMT

Gallatin Co.

"Calamity's in Town." Written by Bill and Doris Whithorn, Undated. Excerpted newspaper articles about Calamity Jane from newspapers in Livingston, Bozeman, and Park County, Montana, from 1884 to 1960; 48 pages with 16 black and white photos. BLL

Golden Valley Co.

"Dawn in Golden Valley." Albie Gordon, Margaret Lehfeldt and Mary Morsanny; December, 1971, Golden Valley County, MT. The authors preface: "In this book an attempt has been made to record the way of life, the hardships, the accomplishments of those who were responsible for the development of this county. We pay tribute to all the citizens who joined in this community enterprise and contributed their own histories and art work. We hope their cooperative and helpful response will be rewarding to those who today and in the future wish to look back across the years." 373 pages of life sketches, photographs, history of the county. MAE

Hill Co.

"Always the Wind." North Havre St. Joe Area Residents; Havre, MT 1979 (Hill County). This book contains surnames and stories of the homesteaders in the Havre, MT area starting in 1910. This book contains history of the Havre area and it's churches, clubs, schools,homesteaders. The Table of Contents is an alphabetical list of families during the homestead era. Many captioned photos of families. CS

"Grit, Guts and Gusto...A History of Hill County." Hill County Bicentennial Commission 1976. A history of Hill County, Montana which includes Indians, Military, homesteaders, sheepmen, stockmen. Jim Hill and the railroad. Postal history and it's post offices. The rural towns of: Amos, Assinaboine Station, Box Elder, Casady, Cottonwood, Fairchild, Fresno, Gildford, Goldstone, Hingham, Inverness, Kremlin, Laredo, Miller, Oldham, Pacific Junction, Rudyard, Simpson, Toledo. An extensive history of Havre. Churches, hospitals and doctors, government, schools, college. Many historical photos. CS

Liberty Co.

"Our Heritage - Historical Events in Liberty County." Liberty County Museum, Chester, MT 1976. This book contains 400 stories of homesteaders in Liberty County, Montana. Family names given. Also histories of churches, schools and the towns of: Whitlash, Hill, Laird, Alma, Joplin, Trommer, Lothair, Tiber, Utopia, Buelows (Bison), Chester & South Chester, George, Warsaw, Marias, Selma-Kinread. Book has an Index for easy look up. Many photos. CS

Madison Co.

"Golden Gulch The Story of Montana's Fabulous Alder Gulch." Dick Pace, Jursnick Printing Co, Wenatchee, WA, 1998. Covers Alder Gulch area running through Virginia City, Bannack, Central City, Summit, etc. D16

Park Co.,

"Calamity's in Town." Written by Bill and Doris Whithorn, Undated. Excerpted newspaper articles about Calamity Jane from newspapers in Livingston, Bozeman, and Park County, Montana, from 1884 to 1960; 48 pages with 16 black and white photos. BLL

"Photo History of Gardiner, Jardine, Crevasse (MT), Entrance to Yellowstone National Park Wonderland." Written by Bill and Doris Whithorn, 1972. 125 annotated black and white photos (includes 3 maps) of people, businesses, organizations, and events in the three towns in Park County, Montana; 48 pages. BLL

Pondera Co.

"On Track of History: Brady, Montana 1909-1999." Book Committee, Shelby Promoter, 1999. History of the town of Brady, Montana. Includes family stories. J25

Teton Co.

"Boots & Shovels." Fairfield Heritage Committee; The Fairfield Times; 1978. "A history of the Greenfield Irrigation District, Divison of The Sun River Project, Fairfield, Montana." 714 pages. Contains a history of Teton County, Montana as well as biographies of early settlers and their decendants. B18

Yellowstone Co.

"The Beacon." Yearbook, Custer Public School, Custer, MT, 1949. MAE

"The Beacon." Yearbook, Custer Public School, Custer, MT 1950. MAE

"The Cougar." Yearbook, Custer Public School, Custer, MT 1952. MAE

"Yellowstone." Rocky Mountain College Yearbook, Billings, MT., 1963. MAE