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Wisdom, Montana: 1942
April 1942. Baker's Garage in Wisdom, Montana. View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by John Vachon for the ... inhabitants eventually changed the name to "Boredom, Montana." Towns like this Towns like this are a staple of western North ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/17/2012 - 10:09pm -

Wisdom, Montana: 1942

Archer Mercantile: 1937
... "Store building at Alger [i.e. Archer], Sheridan County, Montana." Medium format negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security ... County: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sheridan_County,_Montana#Communities [ Au contraire. -Dave] I believe ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 06/23/2019 - 5:48pm -

Archer Mercantile: 1937

Montana Cowboys: 1939
June 1939. Big Horn County, Montana. "Cowhands singing after day's work. Quarter Circle U Ranch roundup." ... for the excellent photos, Dave. Boone H Roundup, Montana (The Gallery, Arthur Rothstein, Camping, Music, Rural America) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 04/09/2018 - 11:24am -

Montana Cowboys: 1939

Fender, Roads: 1942
April 1942. Beaverhead County, Montana. "Road into Bannack, Montana's first capital." Acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War ... Looks like a Thomas Hart Benton He painted some Montana landscapes that resemble this photo. A particularly artful caption ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/20/2021 - 3:29pm -

Fender, Roads: 1942

Battleship: 1940
... funnels. Bare Knuckle Bout Watch your step. Montana peak Note the campaign hats shown being worn by some of these Kiwi ... kind of hat with that crown configuration -- the so-called Montana peak. The US Army abandoned the hat shortly after we entered WWII, for ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 11/16/2013 - 11:06pm -

Battleship: 1940

War News: 1942
April 1942. "Wisdom, Montana. The Ansons visit their daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Len ... might be a gas or electric heater, very useful in Montana. (The Gallery, John Vachon, Small Towns, WW2) ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/19/2021 - 11:12am -

War News: 1942

Mouat Mine, Montana: 1942
August 1942. Stillwater County, Montana. "Development at the site of the mill for the Mouat Chromite mine. ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/05/2012 - 6:38pm -

Mouat Mine, Montana: 1942

Butte, Montana: 1942
October 1942. "Scrap and salvage depot. Butte, Montana." View full size. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Russell Lee for ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/30/2012 - 4:42pm -

Butte, Montana: 1942

Our Man in Montana: 1941
... Quarter Circle U, Brewster-Arnold Ranch Company. Birney, Montana." Medium format negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Resettlement ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/20/2017 - 10:56am -

Our Man in Montana: 1941

Hamilton: 1942
April 1942. "Hamilton, Ravalli County, Montana." At the Montana Cafe: "Good Eats." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/21/2021 - 10:25am -

Hamilton: 1942

Grizzly Gas: 1942
April 1942. "Missoula, Montana. Entering the town." Grizz vs. Pennz at fifty paces. Medium format ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/21/2021 - 11:10am -

Grizzly Gas: 1942

Baby Barkhoefer: 1942
April 1942. "Hamilton, Montana. Ted Barkhoefer and family." Medium format acetate negative by John ... wife that he had taken at least 70 pictures in Hamilton, Montana. But he admitted that Jack Delano would have shot many more. (The ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/22/2021 - 12:37pm -

Baby Barkhoefer: 1942

Missoula: 1942
April 1942. "Missoula, Montana." Medium format acetate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/23/2021 - 11:39am -

Missoula: 1942

Chick Magnet: 1942
April 1942. "Hamilton, Montana. Son of Ted Barkhoefer , crawling on the kitchen floor." Acetate ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 10/23/2021 - 11:09am -

Chick Magnet: 1942

Big Sky: 1942
Butte, Montana, in September 1942. 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Russell Lee, Office ... and much of it is familiar. The closest I've ever been to Montana was the license plate on a rented car in California. I'm hoping our ... pictures of the area I am describing? Seeing Butte, Montana To see Butte you have to want to see it as the city is located, for ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 02/27/2014 - 9:49am -

Big Sky: 1942

Late for the Sky: 1941
August 1941. "Highway near Havre, Montana." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm ... this road is today's Highway 2, also called the Skyline. Montana and North Dakota roads like this remind me of the old joke: "My dog ran ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/14/2019 - 6:37pm -

Late for the Sky: 1941

All Hat: 1939
June 1939. Birney, Montana. "Dude playing a slot machine." Medium format negative by Arthur ... meant dude as in a dude ranch, not as in "duuude." Montana Slim Our photo subject has a 31-inch waist. Levi's 501s ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/17/2017 - 10:35pm -

All Hat: 1939

Wheat Whacker: 1941
August 1941. Froid, Montana. "Scandinavian tractor combine driver drinking water out of a jug in ... their earlier wheat crop before coming up here for the Montana harvest season." Medium format acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/28/2021 - 3:19pm -

Wheat Whacker: 1941

Long Distance: 1941
... "Telephone sign along highway. Judith Basin, Great Falls, Montana." Acetate negative by Marion Post Wolcott for the Farm Security ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/27/2021 - 12:37pm -

Long Distance: 1941

Vacation Wagon: 1964
... ago. Everyone buckled in? Let's go! "Great Falls, Montana. Return after 3 wks Vacation. June 27, 1964." This Kodachrome is from a ... other. Memories of summer trips We also lived in Montana back then, and our family truckster in the 1960s was a 1963 Rambler ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/30/2018 - 12:29pm -

Vacation Wagon: 1964

Topper in the Beets: 1915
... How to Top a Beet Montana State College wanted you to know how , in English, Spanish, and ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/03/2016 - 7:26pm -

Topper in the Beets: 1915

Christmas in August: 1942
... Lewis and Clark National Forest, Meagher County, Montana." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Russell Lee for the Farm Security ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 01/15/2021 - 4:53pm -

Christmas in August: 1942

Cocktail Cowboys: 1939
June 1939. "Dudes in town. Billings, Montana." 35mm nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Resettlement ... seriously by hard-working, clod-busting, cattle-driving Montana cowboys. Incidentally, when I was a kid growing up in industrial Connecticut, a friend of mine had a theory that Montana was a fictional place, like Atlantis or Brigadoon, since NONE of our ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 09/13/2010 - 4:11pm -

Cocktail Cowboys: 1939

What a Dump: 1942
October 1942. "Scrap and salvage depot in Butte, Montana." 4x5 Kodachrome transparency by Russell Lee for the Office of War ... cemetary, and Trevillion (memorials) is still there across Montana. This lot would be along the old tracks, probably where the fire ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/30/2012 - 4:49pm -

What a Dump: 1942

Yesterday's News: 1940
... including dishwasher in several roadhouses, cowpuncher in Montana, payroll clerk at a mining camp in Death Valley, and band leader at a ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 03/28/2018 - 8:56am -

Yesterday's News: 1940

On the Range: 1942
... with his horse and dog on Gravelly Range, Madison County, Montana." Kodachrome transparency by Russell Lee. View full size. ... Tipster: have you ever been in the high country of Montana early in the day? You'd best have a pretty good coat available; ... Shepherd or Sheep Herder Don't ask me why but out Montana/Idaho way, all the locals call them "sheep herders" not "shepherds." ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/07/2017 - 11:17am -

On the Range: 1942

The Old Hard Shoe: 1939
... "Ruins of blacksmith shop. Virginia City, Madison County, Montana." Photo by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. ... [The Ponderosa was big, but it was a far piece from Montana. -tterrace] It's a joke! The town blacksmith was John P ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 12/07/2017 - 7:07pm -

The Old Hard Shoe: 1939

Adrianne: 1939
... days with Mr. and Mrs. Torrey Johnson on their ranch in Montana. Mrs. Johnson was formerly Miss Adrienne Henderson, daughter of Dr. ... arrived at "New Chicago" south of present day Drummond, Montana circa 1871-1873...moved to present day Big Horn , Wyoming in ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 05/25/2009 - 2:49am -

Adrianne: 1939

Last Chance Texaco: 1937
... extending out of North Dakota up into Canada and West into Montana. Extreme shortage of labor. Grounding Nowadays, primary ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 08/01/2012 - 1:36pm -

Last Chance Texaco: 1937

Butte Parade: 1939
Summer 1939. Butte, Montana. "High school band parading up Montana street." View full size. 35mm nitrate negative by Arthur Rothstein ... This photograph was taken on Main Street in Butte--not Montana Street. The Rialto, Chequamegon Cafe, Ley's Jewelers and the M&M ... 
 
Posted by Dave - 07/14/2008 - 3:29am -

Butte Parade: 1939
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