PHOTOS: Birney, Montana Circa 1939-1940

[Untitled photo, possibly related to: Beer parlor, Birney, Montana][1939 June]  Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985,

[Untitled photo, possibly related to: Beer parlor, Birney, Montana][1939 June] Arthur Rothstein

[Untitled photo, possibly related to: Dudes learning how to throw a rope, "roping" during a ranch rodeo contest. Brewster Arnold Quarter Circle U Ranch, Birney, Montana][1941 Aug.]  Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990,

[Untitled photo, possibly related to: Dudes learning how to throw a rope, "roping" during a ranch rodeo contest. Brewster Arnold Quarter Circle U Ranch, Birney, Montana] August 1941 Marion Post Wolcott

Dude girl with two cowboys at a Saturday night dance in Birney, Montana1941 Aug.  Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990,

Dude girl with two cowboys at a Saturday night dance in Birney, Montana 1941 Aug.

 Marion Post Wolcott

Dude returning from a morning ride. Quarter Circle U Ranch, Birney, Montana 1941 Aug.  Wolcott, Marion

Dude returning from a morning ride. Quarter Circle U Ranch, Birney, Montana August 1941 Marion Post Wolcott

Dudes in the corral at Quarter Circle U Ranch. Birney, Montana1941 Aug.  Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990,

Dudes in the corral at Quarter Circle U Ranch. Birney, Montana August 1941

Marion Post Wolcott

[Untitled photo, possibly related to: Dudes learning how to throw a rope, "roping" during a ranch rodeo contest. Brewster Arnold Quarter Circle U Ranch, Birney, Montana][1941 Aug.]  Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990,

[Untitled photo, possibly related to: Dudes learning how to throw a rope, "roping" during a ranch rodeo contest. Brewster Arnold Quarter Circle U Ranch, Birney, Montana] August 1941 Marion Post Wolcott

Tongue River, Birney, Montana1941 Aug.  Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990,

Tongue River, Birney, Montana August 1941 Marion Post Wolcott

The bar on Saturday night in Birney, Montana1941 Aug.  Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990

The bar on Saturday night in Birney, Montana, August 1941 Marion Post Wolcott, 1910-1990

Sign at crossroads pointing direction to nearest telephone in ranch country. Birney, Montana1941 Aug.  Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990,

Sign at crossroads pointing direction to nearest telephone in ranch country. Birney, Montana, August 1941 Marion Post Wolcott

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2 Comments on “PHOTOS: Birney, Montana Circa 1939-1940

  1. regarding the “dude” girl with two cowboys…the cowboy in the white shirt puffin’ on the cigarette is Vern Thompson, my uncle. Note the slot machines behind him.

  2. Regarding the photo of “dude girl” with two cowboys….The cowboy smoking the cigarette is Vernon Thompson, my uncle.

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