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March 2019

Building a Place for Poultry in Montana: Harriette Cushman and Poultry Work in Montana

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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Dr. Amy McKinney, associate professor of history at Northwest College in Powell, Wyoming, discusses Harriette Cushman and her efforts to…

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April 2019

Chiwaálaatuua: Narrative Drawing of the Crow Indians

April 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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Dr. Timothy McCleary has been a professor of anthropology and history at Little Bighorn College, the Crow Indian Tribal College…

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Confederates in Montana Territory: In the Shadow of Price’s Army

April 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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Confederate veterans and their families flocked to Montana Territory, their exile of choice, during and after the Civil War. Seeking…

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Copper King William A. Clark: A Verdrigis Legacy

April 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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A Verdigris Legacy: For more than a year, Bob Brock of Butte followed the trail of Montana Copper King William…

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May 2019

Fast Tracks to Paradise: How the Railroad Shaped the Town of Livingston, Montana

May 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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In Fast Tracks to Paradise, Paul Shea looks at how, beginning in 1883, the railroad’s plans for shops and a…

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What Happened to the News? [Humanities Montana]

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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Never has so much news been available. The trick is knowing how to find it—and how to judge its credibility.…

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Freedom of Speech Requires a Free Press

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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Thursday, May 16, 6:00 PM One of the most common complaints a newspaper editor hears is that she/he is violating…

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Modern Revolution and Counterrevolution: Montana from the late 1960s through the 1990s

May 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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Chuck Johnson is a Great Falls native who covered most of this era as a journalist, working for 44 years…

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The Writing and Ratification of the 1972 Montana Constitution

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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Hear an amazing story from Bob Campbell - Secretary of the living delegates from the 1972 Montana Constitutional Convention. The 1972…

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June 2019

Saving Our Stars: Documenting the Montana Night Sky

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Ave.
Billings, Montana 59101
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Photographer and biologist John Ashley has wandered around our state capturing elusive Montana beauty that can only be found in…

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