A Gentlewoman’s View of Butte in the 1880s
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A Gentlewoman’s View of Butte in the 1880s

October 5, @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Montana Historical Society - Helena, MT
$5.00

University of Providence English professor Aaron Parrett examines what may be considered Montana’s first novel. Josephine White Bates lived in Butte when it was a silver-mining camp, before the transition to large-scale copper mining, and described life in the fictionalized city of Colusa in her 1880s book “A Blind Lead.” Her work serves as a capitalist morality tale, but also offers a unique perspective of Butte before its boom. The October Lecture Series is sponsored by the Friends of the Montana Historical Society as their primary annual fundraiser. The lecture is $5 and brown-bag lunches are welcome.

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Date:
October 5
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
$5.00
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mhs.mt.gov
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Montana Historical Society
225 No. Roberts
Helena, MT 59601 United States
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4064442694
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