William K. Kohrs Memorial Library
501 Missouri Avenue
Deer Lodge, Montana 59722

Library Hours: TWT-2-8, F-10-5, S-1-5,
Closed Sun & Mon

Fax and Phone: 406-846-2622




Leeson, History of Montana (1885)

Miller, History of Montana (1894)

Progressive Men of Montana

Sanders, History of Montana (1913)

Stout, Montana, Its Story and Biography

Society of Montana Pioneers

Look Out West! "Here Comes Robert Dempsey" 1848-1908 Hope Mommer

Conrad Kohrs; An Autobiography

Historic Resource Study....Kohrs & Bielenberg Home Ranch, Grant Kohrs

Ranch Nat'l. Historic Site, John Albright

Forty Years On The Frontier/Granville Stuart

History of Garrison/Alfred E. Gerdts

Gold Creek Bonanza/Bert Hanson

Profile of Early Ovando, 1878-1900 / Hazel Jacobsen

Pioneers of the Blackfoot Valley / Ovando School, 1952

Deer Lodge...In the Beginning / W. T. Beaumont

Historical Sketch of Deer Lodge City, Montana - Commemorating

100 Years of Progress

The History of the Deer Lodge Valley to 1870 / Va. Speck

Our Neighborhood: Newsy & Nosey / Avon Get Together Club 1949

Our Neighborhood (Avon) / Avon Get Together Club 1977

Collection of Powell County High School Year Books

Very Close To Trouble: The Memoirs of Johnny Grant / Ed. by Lyndel Meikle

"Deer Lodge On Parade" / Video (made from 1939 promotional film reel)

Miscellaneous vertical files

Contributions to the Historical Society of Montana - Vols. 1-10

Montana, The Land and the People / Robert George Raymer, 1930

A History of Montana / Merrill G. Burlingame & K. Ross Toole, 1957

History of Montana / M. A. Leeson, 1739-1885

The Saga of the Morrisites / C. LeRoy Anderson


Montana Post - published Virginia City, Montana Territory - 1864-1869, Microfilm

New Northwest - published in Deer Lodge, MT - Hard copy 1869-1885, Microfilm 1869-1896 (covered all of western Montana)

Silver State/Silver State Post -published Deer Lodge, MT - Hard copy 1890-present.

Powell County Post -1917-1918, 1920-1923 Hard Copy

Powell County Call - 1905-1907 - Microfilm and Hard copy

Powell County Record (Elliston), (1902-1905) microfilm


Where It All Began - Powell County history.

Our Neighborhood - history of Avon & Blackfoot City

Powell County Genealogical Society
912 Missouri Avenue
Deer Lodge, MT 59722

Genealogical resources available - will do lookups:

1870 Census Index for Montana Territory

1880 Census Index for Montana Territory

1910 Census Index for Powell County, Montana

Marriage Records - Deer Lodge County 1865-1880

Marriages-Powell County 1901-1990

BDM-Extracts from New Northwest 1869-1890

1890 Voter Register

Where It All Began - Powell County history.

1917-World War I Registration for Draft-810 Powell County men.

Contact person:

Megan Thompson



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Suzanne Andrews
MTGenWeb County Coordinator
for Powell County, MT
Updated 08/17/21

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