Speaking for Those Who Could Not Speak for Themselves: The Journalism and Activism of Gretchen Garber Billings

Gretchen Garber Billings was a journalist and activist who dedicated her career to advancing progressive causes in Montana. Born in Whitefish but raised in the Seattle area, Billings returned to her native state after World War II to work as a journalist and editor for the People’s Voice, an independent, cooperatively owned, left-leaning newspaper based … Continue reading Speaking for Those Who Could Not Speak for Themselves: The Journalism and Activism of Gretchen Garber Billings

Bibliography of Books, Chapters, Theses, and Dissertations Pertaining to Montana Women

This bibliography includes nonfiction books, chapters from books, essays, theses and dissertations, and other published materials concerning Montana women. Most of the materials are available from the Montana Historical Society. For your convenience, an MHS call number has been provided in parentheses following each bibliographic entry. Where material is available in a digital format, we … Continue reading Bibliography of Books, Chapters, Theses, and Dissertations Pertaining to Montana Women

General Oral History Collection—Bibliography

This bibliography includes oral histories from the Montana Historical Society’s General Oral History Collection. Subjects include education, emigration, immigration, paid work, unpaid work, and child rearing. Dates are variable. Where possible, audio format is noted. The collection is divided between oral histories that have been transcribed and those that have not. Where possible, length of … Continue reading General Oral History Collection—Bibliography

Manuscript Bibliography Montana’s 20th-Century Women

This bibliography includes items from the Manuscript Collections and Small Collections of the Montana Historical Society Archives. Some of these entries are repeated in the 19th-century bibliography. Download a list of collections here. ___________________________________________________________________________ Addie Stewart papers, Stewart Family papers, 1910-1978. SC 162. Montana Historical Society Archives. Addie Elizabeth Osborn Stewart and her husband, Cary … Continue reading Manuscript Bibliography Montana’s 20th-Century Women