A new prison was constructed in 1979 outside of Deer Lodge. The Board of Territorial Prison Commissioners (later the Board of Prison Commissioners) was established in 1867, consisting of three elected members holding office for two years. An archivist can search these sheets and provide the researcher with a receival date at the prison. Briggs, William Briggs, Leo Brindle, William Brindle, Frank Brinegar, Dillard Briner, G. Bringhurst, Gerald Brings, Charles Brinkley, Lucian Brinkley, E. This date will allow the researcher to find the prisoner description sheet on State Microfilm 36, where the description sheets are arranged by date received at the prison. Bradley, Harvey Bradshaw, Joe Bradley, Major Bradley, Peter Bradley, S. Bradley, Fred Bradshaw, Art Brady, Frank Brady, James Brady, Thomas Brady, H. Briseno, David Bristow, Clarence Brisboy, Cecil Britton, James E. Britz Prisoner description cards: Ed Broad, Edward H. Broadbent, Edward Brock (John Lukenbill), Eugene Solomon Brock, Arthur Brockway, Frank Brodan (Negro), Wilfred Brodeur, William Brodock, Theodore E. Brogden, Homer Brokaw, Arnold Broker, Perry Bromley, Glen Brook, Ray Brooker, Albert Brooks, Elbridge P. In 1921 Governor Joseph Dixon initiated an investigation of Conley's alleged use of state monies for personal gain; this investigation led to Conley's dismissal. Conditions at the prison deteriorated in the decades that followed Conley's dismissal. 458 West B&B, Allen & Son Barbeque, Angelina’s Kitchen, Bean and Barrel, Bella Donna, Browns Chapel United Methodist Church, Carolina Brewery, Chatham Habitat for Humanity, Community Home Care & Hospice, Lowes Foods Stores, Inc.
Prison work crews built roads in western Montana and constructed buildings at the Montana State Hospital for the Insane and the Montana State Tuberculosis Sanitarium, as well as making many improvements to the prison itself.
Montana Historical Society, Research Center Archives Montana Historical Society Research Center Archives225 North Roberts PO Box 201201Helena MT59620-1201Telephone: 406-444-2681Fax: [email protected] is open for research. Brewington, James Brewster (Half-breed Indian), William Briceno, Albert Bridge, Clarence Bridgeford, Clarence H.
Use of the prisoner description sheets is restricted due to their fragile condition. Bridgerford, Roy Bridges (Colored), Peter Briedis, H. Brien, John Brien, Eddie Briese, Albert Briggs, Claud Briggs, Earl Briggs, Ira D.
Scudder reported appalling and potentially explosive conditions at the prison.
Later that year a "disturbance" did occur during which hostages were taken. The prison was made part of the Department of Institutions in 1963.
This collection is divided into four subgroups: Montana State Prison Records (1881-1974); Board of State Prison Commissioners Records (1890-1962); State Board of Pardons Records (1890-1965); and the United States Penitentiary, Montana Territory Records (1864-1878).