Big Sky Country Digital Network
A Montana and North Dakota Partnership
Big Sky Country Digital Network (BSCDN) is a partnership of the Montana State Library, Montana Historical Society, Montana State University, the University of Montana and North Dakota State Library. These organizations bring together digital photos, maps, books, artifacts, oral histories and more from dozens of libraries, archives, historical societies and museums.
Collections by Topics
Below are some suggested topics to browse. Please use the search box above to search any topic – the topics below only touch the surface of the content available.
Big industry is not the first thing people associate with Montana or North Dakota. These images document the industries that have been important to our states.
Native American tribes made their homes in Montana and North Dakota long before Lewis & Clark expedition traversed the area. These images and documents give a glimpse of life for Native Americans after white settlers arrived.