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Businesswoman and writer Rose Gordon poses with her brother, Taylor, in front of her White Sulphur Springs home, on May 1960, MHS Photo Archives 951-717
MHS Photo Archives 951-717
Rose Gordon was born in White Sulphur Springs in 1883 to former slave Mary Goodall and African-Scottish cook John Gordon. When she died, community leaders carried her coffin and the newspaper celebrated the impact and courage.
A Rural Electrification Administration photo from the 1930s shows a woman using a washing machine with an electric water heater in the background.
National Archives and Records Administration, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
Dr. Caroline McGill, circa 1955.
Butte-Silver Bow Public Archives

Bold Women of Montana

Celebrate bold women of Montana on MTPR. Listen every weekday in March at 8:24 a.m. or 2:04 p.m.

Bold Women of Montana

In March 2023, Montana Public Radio and Beth Judy team up for Bold Women of Montana, an audio nugget spotlighting great Montana foremothers. From law breakers to law makers, suffragists to unionists, bronc riders to ball players, Bold Women of Montana celebrates Women’s History Month in our state!

Learn more about 23 bold women of Montana. Listen every weekday in March at 8:42 a.m. and 2:04 p.m., and find the latest episodes here or at Beth Judy's website.

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