Crystal Alegria

Crystal Alegria is the Director of The Extreme History Project.

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Julia Martin And Her Generosity of Spirit

Crystal Alegria

Whenever the Thanksgiving holiday comes around, Julia Martin and her famous Thanksgiving dinners are brought to mind. One of Bozeman’s early matriarchs and community caretakers, Julia Martin holds an honored place in our historical memory as…

Bozeman’s Historic African American Community

Crystal Alegria

At the time of Bozeman’s founding in 1864, the United States was in the throes of the Civil War. Due to the war and the discovery of gold, people were fleeing the States and looking for refuge and fortune in the Territories, including Montana…

Our Historic Neighbors The McDonald Family Let’s Get to Know Them

Crystal Alegria

Isabel Wilkerson, the author of The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration, speaks about the importance of humanizing history and recognizing historical figures as our neighbors. I love this idea and think it would go…