Arthur Rothstein. The Original Mine operates in the heart of a Butte neighborhood, June 1939. Courtesy Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA/OWI Collection (LC-USF33-003115-M3).
The Washoe Stack, Anaconda, Montana, 1942. Photograph by R. I. Nesmith. Courtesy Montana Historical Society Research Center Photograph Archives, Helena (Lot 19 A1a).
Arsenic worker, Washoe Smelter, Anaconda, ca. 1942. Photograph by R. I. Nesmith. Courtesy Montana Historical Society Research Center Photograph Archives, Helena (Lot 19 A34).
While the Giant Sleeps, 1985, etching collage, 12 x 18". From Anaconda Reclaimed. © 1985 Joeann Daley.
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Table of Contents
Home to Butte and Anaconda: An Introduction”
Van West, “The
Pit and the Stack: Decoding the Southwestern Montana Landscape”
L. Quivik, “The
Industrial Undergirding to the Vernacular Architecture of Butte and Anaconda”
Furnishings in the Mining City of Butte”
Fitzgerald Sanders, “Redeeming the Ugliest Town on Earth” (from
The Craftsman, June 1907), Mary S. Hoffschwelle, introduction
& Tales: A Portfolio of Butte & Anaconda Arts
A. Roger Whitacre, “Butte & Anaconda Cemeteries: A Photo Essay”
B. Joeann Daley, “A Tribute to Anaconda: Etchings & Collages”
C. Lisa Wareham, “Visionary Butte: Photographs”
D. Edwin Dobb, “Dirty Old Town: Addiction and Betrayal in the Mining City”
E. Dennice Scanlon, “The Short Way Home”: Six Poems
F. Ron Fischer, “Manus Dugan” & “The Tuna Fish Sandwich”: Two Stories
Murphy, introduction, “Men
in Hats,” a photo essay
Oasis: The Anaconda Saddle Club”
Dean, introduction, “Queer
Spots In & Around Butte,” from the Anaconda Standard
A. “The Assyrian Colony,” with contextual essay, “Assyrian Colony of Butte,” by Benjamin Trigona-Harany
B. “Chinatown” and “The Chinese Gardens,” with contextual essay, “The Chinese in Montana,” by Christopher W. Merritt
C. “The Cree Village,” with contextual essay, “Sundance in Silver Bow: Urban Indian Poverty in the Shadow of the Richest Hill on Earth,” by Nicholas Peterson Vrooman
402 Dearborn Avenue #3
Helena, MT 59601
Vol. 3, No. 1,Spring 2009
Home: A Special Issue Devoted to the Historic Built Environment
& Landscapes of Butte and Anaconda, Montana
A Joint Publication of the Montana Preservation Alliance & Drumlummon Institute
This project was made possible through generous support
from the National Park Service Challenge Cost Share Program;
Humanities Montana, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities; and
a National Park Service Preserve America Grant administered through the State Historic Preservation Office, Montana Historical Society.