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The Chop House Affair and Beyond:

Race and Legislation in Montana

Vintage photo of a gentleman in a wheelchair with an atendant

Invention of the Holter Heart Monitor and Remembering Bill Glasscock

Patient wearing a heart monitor

Extra, Extra, Read All about It!

Digitized Montana Newspapers Online

Explore more than 821,927 full-text searchable pages from more than 140 newspapers (1873-2018) available through Montana Newspapers plus another 377,700 pages from more than 90 newspapers (1864-1963) on Chronicling America.


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MTHS Building Renovations

The Montana Historical Society’s galleries and research center are closed until early 2025 for renovations. The Museum Store remains open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, and is closed weekends and holidays.

Explore our collections online.

Native American artifacts

From Our Collection: Montana's Charlie Russell