One Nation, Under God

Phillips County Museum News for Wednesday, September 15, 2021

“Treasure” is defined as a valuable object.

Treasure comes in all shapes and sizes and surprising it might even be a slip of paper. The Museum was given several paper letters that are “treasures”. The letters were hand-written by a schoolteacher in Caldwell, Montana to her mother who lived in the East.

Here is an excerpt from a letter about a 1920’s country dance she attended. She writes “The dance was all I had hoped for! An old-fashioned fiddler but playing up-to-date modern songs! And the men in this country sure can dance. Everyone was a graceful dancer. You see this wild c...


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