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Montana Historical Society Kicks Off Fall Lectures

The Montana Historical Society announces the start of its fall lecture series with two exciting talks in honor of Labor Day and Public Lands Day.

On Sept. 7, State Archivist Rich Aarstad will present “Thugs and Thuggery: Montana Union Bosses Behaving, Badly?” Montana has long held the reputation of being the bastion of organized labor in the Rocky Mountains, seeing the birth of its first union in 1866. Organized labor helped build the Montana we know and love today, but included some rascals, scoundrels, and criminals along the way.

Join Aarstad in a romp through a century of Montana labor lea...


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