Helena Branch History
85th Anniversary—1921-2006


Compiling 85 years of Helena Branch history would not have been possible without the assistance of the following people:

On the First Edition of this booklet:

The late Glenn E. Martin, who began this project, and Scott C. Morrison, a student at Carroll College, Helena, who completed Glenn's work in 1996; Dorothy S. Litvany and Arlene H. Bergfalk of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis for their archival research; Rex A. Martin for research at the Montana Historical Society; Diana Norton, Helena City Engineer's office, and Don Kearns, Division of Rehabilitation, Helena, for their building research; Randy Fraser, John L. Heath, Mary Neil, Mildred McGauvran, Steve Surman, Jay McLeod, Betty Lindstrom, and Bill Bell, retirees and employees, for their memories of Branch history; all other Helena Branch employees who added highlights of events over the years; and finally Joan Flaherty for her tireless dedication to coordinating the First Edition.

On the Second Edition of this booklet:

The Minneapolis Public Affairs staff for their editorial assistance; Sam Gane and Paul Drake for their memories, information and coordination; and Susan Woodrow for her information regarding Community Affairs and the EPIC project.

Thank you for your contributions.

Kimberly Morrison
History Project Coordinator, Second Edition
Helena Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
January 2006

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