The Whitehall Ledger - Serving Southern Jefferson County in the Great State of Montana

By Arlene Weber
Contributing Writer 

Memories from the Museum...


Not long ago, an old Butterick pattern book was donated to the Jefferson Valley Museum. Glued to the many pages were years of newspaper articles about local and international events. The following are some of those many stories from the 1930s and 40s.

Headline from early 1940: “$23,368,000 Tourist Money Spent in Montana in 1939. Other States through Legislative Action Invest in This Business and Get Handsome Returns; 1940 Expected to be Record Year.”

From a March, 1942 news article: Miss Marion E. Beall, daughter of F. E. Beall of Whitehall and a member of the prominent Beall famil...

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