All Subjects
      All Types

        Info

        Grades

        6-9

        Permitted Use

        Stream, Download and Share


        Part of Montana PBS
        7 Favorites
        76 Views

        Montana Mosaic: Montana Industry - The Tourism Years

        A booming national post-WWII economy created a large American middle class with the means and desire to travel. With Montana’s wide open spaces, clean air, lovely mountains, camping, hunting and skiing, tourism became increasingly important to the state’s economy. Federal government investments in highways and in defense (particularly Cold War era missile silos) also dramatically impacted the state’s economy….and brought more visitors.

        Funder:
        Funder:

        You must be logged in to use this feature

        Need an account?
        Register Now