FAR EAST MONTANA
June 10, 2020
Despite France's magnificent, monumental contributions in mathematics, science, the arts, literature, and so many noble fields of human endeavor, it was surprising to learn that its 18th century textile industry gave the world its first programmable computing machine, the Jacquard Loom. It should not be altogether shocking, then, that in the 19th century the same French industry gave us Wibaux, Montana. Whether it is or not, we decided to make a report, and for sources we have gone as far and wide as personal interviews, Facebook, Wikipedia, various historical websites, and the Montana Cowb...