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Indexes: Vertical Files: Topical U-Z

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Topical U-Z



Ubet, Mt

Ukrainians in Montana

Ulm, MT

Ulm Pishkun State Monument, Ulm, MT

  • SEE ALSO: First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park


  • SEE: Biographical file: Kaczynski, Ted 

Undaunted Stewardship

Unemployment - Montana


Unidentified Flying Objects – Montana

Union Bank and Trust Company, Helena, MT

Union City, MT

  • Christenot Mill
  • Alder Gulch

Union – Freeman (Newspaper)

Union Pacific Railway (2)

  • Idaho Division

Union Theatre, Missoula, MT

Unionville, MT

Unitarian Church - Montana

United Nations Day

United Press International

United States Air Force – 14th Air Force

U. S. Army –  

  • Corps of Engineers
  • Equipment
  • Indian Troops
  • Reenactments & Simulations 

U. S. Army – Cavalry

  • Pensions – Funerals
  • 7th Cavalry 

U. S. Army - Infantry 

  • 25th Infantry Regiment (2)
    • SEE ALSO: African Americans in Montana
  • 41st Infantry Division
  • 163rd Infantry Division 

U. S. Attorney - Montana

U. S. Bicentennial

U. S. Board of Geographic Names

U. S. Bureau of Indian Affairs (2)

  • Food, Supplies, Jails

U. S. Bureau of Land Management

U. S. Bureau of Mines

U. S. Bureau of Reclamation

U. S. Bureau of the Census

U. S. Congress – Committees

U. S. Congress - Montana

U. S. Constitution

U. S. Courts - Montana

U. S. Customs & Border Patrol

U. S. Department of Agriculture

U. S. Department of Energy

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • SEE: Environmental Protection Agency

U. S. Department of Homeland Security

U. S. Department of the Interior

U. S. Federal Writers’ Project – Montana

U. S. Fish & Wildlife Service

U. S. Forest Service

  • Campgrounds & Trails
  • Clean Air Act – 1977, Environmental
  • Fires – Floods
  • History
  • Insects & Disease
  • Management
  • Northern Region
  • Personnel – Employment
  • Recreation
  • Reg. of Natural Landmarks, Natural Areas, Historic Places
  • Rubber Project – WWII
  • Smoke Jumper Center, Missoula, Mt
  • Wilderness & Wild Areas – Roadless Areas

U. S. General Land Office

  • Track Books, Indexes

U. S. Geological Survey (USGS)

U. S. Gypsum Company, Heath, MT

U. S. History – Civil War 1861-1865

  • Pensioners
  • Korean Conflict – 1951-1957 – Causalities
  • War of 1898
    • SEE ALSO: First Montana Vols.
      • Philippines – History – Insurrection 1898-1903

U. S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

U. S. Marshals (5) 1865-1869 & Indexes;

  • 1878-1888; 1873-1877; 1883-1885; 1885-1898, 1900->

U. S. National Archives – Denver Regional Branch

  • Seattle Branch

U. S. National Park Service

U. S. Naval Reserve, Helena, MT

U. S. Navy

U. S. Newspaper Project

U. S. Postal Service

U. S. Representatives Districts

U. S. Selective Service

U. S. Ski Association

U. S. Small Business Administration

U. S. Weather Service

U. S. West Foundation

U. S. Works Project Administration

United Way

Universities & Colleges – Montana 

University of Great Falls - (now called University of Providence)

University of Montana, MIssoula

  • SEE: Montana University, Missoula

University of Montana Alumni Association

Upper Columbia Development Council

Upper Missouri Historical Expedition, 1925

  • SEE ALSO: Columbia River Historical Expedition, 1926

Upper Missouri Wilderness Waterway Cruise, Co., Fort Benton, MT

Upstairs Gallery, The

Ural, Montana



Ursuline Academy, Great Falls, MT

Ursuline Centre, Great Falls, MT

U. S. S. Big Horn

U. S. S. Broadwater

U. S. S. Butte

U. S. S. Custer

U. S. S. Fredrick Billings

U. S. S. Helena 1896; 1938;

  • 1945 – SEE ALSO: Garrett, Cecil R. File;
  • 1945 Visit to Japan; 1952 – Eisenhower visit;
  • 1986
  • 2020 

U. S. S. Kalispell

U. S. S. Lewis & Clark

U. S. S. Marcus Daly

U. S. S. Missoula

U. S. S. Missouri

U. S. S. Montana

U. S. S. Pondera

U. S. S. – Ships with Montana Connections

Utah & Northern Railroad

Ute Indians - flight to South Dakota

Utica Historical Society, Utica, MT

Utica, MT

  • Churches



Vacation Guides

Valentine, MT

Valentine's Day

Valier, MT

  • Library

Valley County Historical Society for Pioneer Museum, Glasgow, MT

Valley County, MT – Historical Pageant 1952

Valley County, MT

  • Homesteads
  • Local Gov’t Study Commission
  • Schools & Teachers

Valley Town, MT

Valley Church, Boulder

Valley T. V. Club, Inc.

Van Norman, Montana

Vanada (Rosebud County) Sun

Vandalia, MT

Vandeville, MT



Venanda, MT

Verendrye Expedition

  • SEE ALSO: Verendrye, Verennes De La


Vernacular Architecture Forum (VAF)

Veterans - Montana

Veterans Administration Hospital, Helena, Mt

Veterans of Foreign Wars – Department of Montana

Veteran War Memorials

Veterinary Medicine – History

Victor, MT – Buildings

Vida, MT

Vietnamese Conflict 1961-1975

Vigilante Parade, Helena, MT

Vigilante Theater - Bozeman, MT

Vigilante Trail Association

Vigilantes –

  • Central Montana 1884 
  • Clippings
  • Membership
  • Saturday Evening Post articles, 1929, Hoffman Birney 
  • Symbolism
  • Unpublished Manuscripts
  • Weeksville, MT 1882 

Vigilantes of Last Chance Gulch

Virgelle, MT

Virginia City: Lewiston, Idaho, Wagon Road

Virginia City, MT – Buildings

  • Businesses 1867-1887
  • Cemeteries
  • Centennial 1963, 1965
  • Description 1863-1930; 1940; 1950; 1960; 1970; 1973; 1990-2000; 2010-2020
  • Earthquakes 1908
  • Gambling
  • History (3 folders)
    • SEE ALSO: Alder Gulch
  • Hotels
  • Libraries
  • Mines
  • Newspapers
  • Niobrara Road
    • SEE ALSO: Sawyer’s Wagon Road
  • Officials & Employees
  • Politics & Gov't 
  • Schools
  • Tourism - Montana Heritage Commission 
  • Water Works 

Virginia City Players

  • SEE ALSO: Paper Ephemera Files

Virginia City Preservation Alliance

  • SEE ALSO: Montana Heritage Preservation & Development Commission

Visually Impaired

Vital Statistics

Vocational Education


Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA)

Volunteers – Montana

Vote Smart, Inc., Phillipsburg, MT

VRI – A Care Management Company – Newspaper



WWAMI-Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho

Wages – Montana

Wagon Box, Battle of 1866


Wahkpa Chu’gn Bison Jump (Havre)

Wakina Sky Learning Circle- Helena Indian Alliance

Waldron Creek Fire 1931

Walkerville, MT 


Walsh, MT

WAMI Regional Medical Education Program, Washington, Alaska, Montana, Idaho

Wanamaker (Rodman) Expedition 1913

Wanted Posters

War Bonds – Montana

War Brides - Montana

War of 1812 - Veterans

War of the Copper Kings

  • Cartoons

Warm Springs, MT

  • SEE ALSO: Montana State Hospital, Warm Springs, MT

Warm Springs Ponds 

Washington Gulch, MT

Washoe Park - Anaconda, MT

Washoe Theater, Anaconda

Wassweiler Hot Springs

Watches & Watchmakers - Montana

Water Conservation

Water Law

Water Markets

Water Power

Water Projects – Montana

Water Quality (2 folders)

Water Rights (2 folders)

  • “Miner’s inch” & Measurement Box

Water Witching

Water Fowl – Flyways

Waterloo, MT


Waterton – Glacier International Peace Park

Waterton Lakes, Alberta, Canada

We Proceeded On (Lewis & Clark Trail Heritage Foundation) Index


  • Drought
  • Montana – Hail
  • Storm of 1978 (2 folders)
  • Summer
  • Winter 

Weather in Aviation

Weather – Summer 

Weaving (2 folders)

Weddings – Montana

Weeds - Montana

Weeksville, MT

WEEL - Working for Equality & Economic Liberation

Welfare Recipients – Montana

Wells Fargo & Company

Wendt Advertising Agency, Great Falls, MT

West Glacier, MT

  • Also Belton

The West – History

West Nile Virus

West Yellowstone, MT

  • Description 1960 

West Yellowstone Historical Society

Westby, MT

Western Agricultural Research Center

Western Airlines – Timetables

Western Clay Manufacturing Co.

Western Conservation Congress

Western Environmental Trade Association

Western Federation of Miners

Western Governor’s Association

Western Governor’s Conference

Western Heritage Artists, Great Falls, MT

Western Heritage Center, Billings, MT

Western History Association

  • 1965 Convention
  • 1965 Convention Papers

Western Interstate Commission on Higher Education (WICHE)

Western Montana Catholic Foundation

Western Montana College, Dillon, MT

  • Historical Pageant

Western Montana Development Corporation

Western Montana Fair, Missoula, MT

Western Montana Ghost Town Preservation Society

Western Montana Outfitters & Guides Association

Western Montana Stockmen’s Association

Western Organization of Resource Councils

Western Outlaw - Lawman History Association

Western Rendezvous of Art

Western States Livestock Sanitary Association

Western States Water Council

Western Steam Fiends Association, Inc., Great Fall, MT

Western Union Telegraph Company

Western Writers of America

Westerners, The

Westmont Home Health Care


Wheat Basin, MT


  • SEE ALSO: Ephemera File – Wheat Promotional – Montana Flour Mills Co.
  • Diseases

Wheat Montana - Three Forks, MT

Wheatland County, MT – History

Whiskey Trade

  • SEE ALSO: Whoop-Up Trail

White Bear Island

White Buffalo

  • SEE: Big Medicine biographical vertical file

White Equipoised Aeroplane Co., Helena, MT

White Rocks Historical District

White Sulphur Springs and Yellowstone Park Railroad

White Sulphur Springs, MT – History

  • SEE ALSO: Ephemera File
  • Buildings
  • Newspapers

White Supremacy Movement

White Tail Ranch, Ovando, MT

Whitefish, MT – Description 1950

  • Amusements
  • Description 1960
  • History

Whitehall, MT

  • History

Whitetail, MT

Whitlash, MT

Whitman National Monument - Walla Walla, WA

Whitney Museum of Western Art – Wyoming

Whoop-Up Trail

Whoop-Up Days, Conrad, MT

Whooping Cough

Whooping Crane

Wibaux County, MT – History

Wibaux, MT

  • Flood 1929
  • Montana Centennial Train

Wickes - Corbin Mining District, Jefferson County, MT

Wickes, MT

Wild Horse Island, MT

Wilbur F. Sanders Memorial Assoc.

Wild and Scenic Rivers Act

Wild Horse Hot Springs (Camp Aquse)

Wild Horses – Montana

Wilder, MT

Wilderness Act - 1964

Wilderness Areas

Wilderness Bills

Wilderness Society

Wilderness Survival


Wildflowers - Montana

Wildlife Conservation

  • SEE ALSO: Hunting

Wildlife – Non-game

Wildlife Management Areas (WMAs) - Montana

Wildlife Photography

Wildlife Rehab & Nature Center, Helena, MT

Wildlife Refuges

  • SEE ALSO: National Wildlife Refuges

Will Rogers State Park

William Andrews Clark Memorial Library, Los Angeles, CA

Williams, MT (Pondera County)

Willow Creek Boarding School – Blackfeet Reservation

Willow Creek, MT

Willow Rounds, MT

Wilsall, MT

Wind Power

Wind Power - Jacobs Wind Machine

Wind River Reservation

  • SEE ALSO: Shoshone Indians

Windbreaks, Shelter Belts, Etc.

Windham, MT

Wine & Winemaking – Montana

Winifred, MT

Winnett, MT

  • History

Winston Mining District

Winston, MT

Winston Rod Co., Twin Bridges, MT (Bamboo Fly Rods)

Winter of 1886-1887 Hard

  • SEE ALSO: Weather – Winter

Winter Solstice

Winters Doctrine

Wisdom, MT

  • New Letters
  • Voting Records

Wise River, MT

Wit & Humor

Witchcraft – Montana

Wold, MT

Wolf Creek, MT

Wolf Mountain, Battle of 1877

Wolf Point Area Historical Society, Wolf Point, MT

Wolf Point Historical Museum & Art Gallery, Wolf Point, MT

Wolf Point, MT – Description 1950

  • History
  • Library
  • Rodeo and Stampede (compiled by Virginia Bryan 
  • Schools


Wolves (5 folders) 

  • 2005-2008
  • 2009-Present

Wolves - Delisting 

Woman’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU)

Women Artists

Women Authors

Women in Agriculture

Women in Aviation

Women in Business

Women in Education - Discrimination

Women in Montana (4 folders)

Women in Montana - Indexes

Women in Politics – Montana

Women - Legislation - Montana

  • SEE ALSO: Legislation affecting women in Montana

Women - Cable Act

  • Married women citizenship 

Women – Maternity leave / Pregnancy Benefits

Women - Military

Women – Native American

Women’s Clubs

Women's Foundation of Montana

Women’s Garment Workers, St. Louis – Fannie Sellins, Katherine Hurley

Women's Health

Women’s History Conference – 1987 Helena

Women’s Lobbyist Fund

Women’s Outreach Network

Women’s Political Caucus

Women’s Protective Union (Butte)

Women’s Resource Centers

Women's Suffrage (2 folders)

Wood Carving – Montana


Woods Bay – Flathead Lake


Woolsey MT

Worden, MT

World Peace Memorial 1983

World War I 1914-1918 - (SA: Replogle, Albert Bert)

  • Enlistments & Casualties
  • Flyers (Pilots) 
  • Powder River 
  • Propaganda
  • Veteran's Auxiliary 
  • Women Soldiers - Montana 

World War II 1939-1945

  • Casualties – Montana
  • Code Talkers 
  • Conscientious Objectors
  • Lend-Lease 
  • Physicians

World’s Columbian Exposition 1893

World’s Fairs

Wounded Knee – Battle of

  • SEE ALSO: Ghost Dance



XIT Ranch, MT





Yaak, MT

Yaks - Montana

Yellow Ribbons

Yellowstone Alpen Guides Company

Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT

  • Exhibits (2 folders)

Yellowstone Association

Yellowstone Banks

Yellowstone Boys & Girls Ranch, Billings, MT

Yellowstone Club – Resort S. of Big Sky

Yellowstone Coalition 

Yellowstone County, MT –

  • History
  • Politics & Government

Yellowstone County Museum, Billings, MT

Yellowstone Expedition 1818-1820; 1863; 1870; 1871 Hayden (with Jackson),

  • Barlow & Heap; 1872 & 1873, River 1875; 1876

Yellowstone Genealogy Forum - Billings, MT

Yellowstone Historic Center, West Yellowstone, MT 

Yellowstone Historical Society (Billings)

Yellowstone Institute

Yellowstone Lake

Yellowstone Mountain Club

Yellowstone National Cemetery - Laurel, MT

Yellowstone National Park

  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Archives
  • Bibliography
  • Bison 
  • Boundaries
  • Centennial
  • Description & Travel 1842-1870; to 1889; 1890; 1902-1920; 1930; 1950 –
  • SEE ALSO: Burke, Fred T.; 1960; 1970-1980’s; 1990-1999; 2000-
  • Environmental Aspects
  • Firearms 
  • Fires
  • Geysers
  • Historical Pageant 1958
  • History
  • Hot Pools 
  • Hotels 
  • Jurisdiction
  • Maps
  • Microbes
  • Old Faithful
  • Personnel
  • Stagecoach Robberies & 1959 map stage holdups
  • Wildlife

Yellowstone Park Manual

Yellowstone Park Railroad Company

Yellowstone Pipe Line

Yellowstone River

  • Floods
  • Recreation Use

Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative

Yellowstone Trail

Yellowstone Trail Association

Yellowstone Valley Electric Cooperative

Yellowstone Valley – History

  • Personal Narratives

Yellowstone Wagon Road & Prospecting Expedition 1874

Yellowtail Dam



Yogo Inn, Lewistown, MT

Yogo Sapphire Mines, includes Gold Camp of Yogo, MT

Yogo Town, MT

York, MT

York Bridge

York Mining District

Young Democratic Club of Mt - Rose Kivilia

Young Democrats, Cascade, MT

Young, George P. - Family Genealogy

Young Historian Program

Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA)

Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA)

Yugoslavs in Montana


Zika Virus - Montana




Zortman, MT

Zurich, MT




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