1915 Herman Schnitzmeyer, Homesteader-Photographer
Herman Schnitzmeyer, self-portrait
Montana--[Flathead County]; Polson (Mont.); Flathead Indian Reservation (Mont.); Wild Horse Island (Mont.); Photographers; Herman Schnitzmeyer
Polson's famous Homestead Era photographer made this self-portrait near the end of a winter on his Wild Horse Island homestead. He told friends he almost starved to death. He later proved up on the homestead, then moved to Polson to start his photography business full time.
North Lake County Public Library, Polson, Montana
Scanned on an Epson Perfection V500 PHOTO scanner at 400 dpi, 24-bit color
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