Collection:
Butte Digital Image Project

Published by Butte-Silver Bow (MT) Public Library

Mines and immigrant neighborhoods, labor unions and socialism, progressive schools and thriving theaters, saloons and brothels, the Columbia Gardens and the Berkeley Pit—all of these contribute to the historical legacy of Butte, Montana. The landscape of Butte today is filled with historic buildings and headframes, along with outdoor areas like the Highland Mountains and the nearby Boulder River. This collection contains books, pamphlets, scrapbooks, articles, and photographs exploring and showcasing the Butte area's rich history, including privately held items contributed by community members.

Butte's East Side (1891)

Butte's East Side (1891)