Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Waitsburg High School group portraits courtesy of Mary Phillips.

Waitsburg High School Co-ed ball, 1943






Junior Prom, 1939

1934


October 1927


Rainbow Dance, ca1935


Band, ca1938


Orchestra, ca1937

Friday, April 21, 2017

Shelton's Cafe opened in 1934 at 17 East Alder, and was closed and razed in 1960.

Raymer & Shelton, April 1934
James Raymer was a grocer; Raymond Shelton was a clerk at Shep's






Shelton's Menu 1940 courtesy of Mary Phillips




Ted Porter and Bill Schiffman worked it in this 1949 ad.
Wayne Dickey and Conrad Heimbigner operated it in this 1953 ad

Conrad Heimbigner and the Café staff, 1957

Conrad Heimbigner last owner and operator, December 1959

Waitresses, Dec 1959
Café is to the left of the Grand Hotel door on Alder Street in this Fair parade photo. Wagon Wheelers on horses.


Shelton's gone. Grand Hotel was razed in 1962


Thursday, April 20, 2017

Downtown businesses and their advertising cards of the 1880s. Images courtesy of the Kirkman House Museum.

White House, Goodstein Brothers



Barrett shoes


Dolan shoes



Dusenbery Brothers shoes & clothing store


George Ludwigs watches, clocks, jewelry





Thomas Eastman store






Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Green Giant Company pea cannery in Waitsburg, summer work 1960-1963. Photos courtesy of Mary Lieberman Phillips.

















Vic Hawkins (seated)




Bozeman Cannery construction in Waitsburg, 1942


Bozeman Cannery was later acquired by Green Giant