Butte, Montana “Overcrowded”

A donor recently brought in a small ticket-size piece of gummed yellow paper on which was printed: Notice Workers! Stay Away from Butte, Montana. Overcrowded Now.  The printer’s mark read “Allied Printers, Trades Council, Butte, Mont.” In the archives world, we call items such as this “ephemera,” meaning that at the time of their creation, … More Butte, Montana “Overcrowded”

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