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Pat Oriet, Women's Health Advocate

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Pat Oriet, raised in Havre, Montana, chose to attend nursing school in the 1950s, one of few options available to women at the time. After the birth…

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Midwifery on Trial: Dolly Browder

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Dolly Browder (1945-) moved to Missoula, Montana, in 1970. Initially, she worked as a teacher and started the first all-female firefighting crew in…

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Mary Kassmeier: Midwife on the Upper Missouri

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Midwives resided in multitudes of Montana communities, and while they may be absent from history books and museum exhibits, evidence of their work…

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