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    • Bean, Jordan Neil

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Bridger (Mont.) Indians of North America--Wars--Veterans Indians of North America--Wars--Utah. Ranchers--Montana.
    • Jordan Bean of Bridger who died in September of 1948. Survivor of Little Castle Valley Fight of June 15, 1881 (near Moab, Utah). He was shot in the temple and played dead. Colorado Historical Society has Jordan Bean's account of battle - The...
    • Billings, Frederick

    • 1875
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Northern Pacific Railway Company. First Congregational Church (Billings, Mont.) Billings, Julia Parmly. Billings, Parmly.
    • Born in Vermont on September 27, 1823. Resident of Woodstock, Vermont. President Northern Pacific Railway (1879=1881). Billings County, ND and Billings, Montana named for him. Investor in the Minnesota & Montana Land & Improvement Co. (town...
    • Billings, Frederick (REPEAT)

    • 1875
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Billings, Julia Parmly. Billings, Parmly. Lawyers.
    • Born in Royalton, Vermont on September 27, 1823. Resident of Woodstock, Vermont. Lawyer in San Francisco at the time of the 1849 gold rush. President Northern Pacific Railway (1879-1881). Billings County, ND and Billings, Montana named for...
    • Calamity Jane

    • 1894
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Canary, Martha.
    • Martha Canary, known as Calamity Jane, was one of the west's most legendary characters. She owned a cabin on Canyon Creek, west of Billings, and lived in Billings in 1894. See Calamity Jane: The Woman and the Legend by James B. McLaird. See...
    • Crow Indians at the Rodeo Grounds

    • 1898
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    • Crow Indians at rodeo grounds. Billings. A camp at the old fairground site where current North Park is. See BPL 2013.01.498 for the same camp. This is one of the photos brought back from Hans Plattner of Switzerland and donated to the...
    • Crow Indians at the Rodeo Grounds (2)

    • 1898
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    • Crow Indians at rodeo grounds, Billings. A camp at the old fairground site where current North Park is. See BPL 2013.01.497 for the same camp. This is one of the photos brought back from Hans Plattner of Switzerland and donated to the...
    • Crow Indians on a Train

    • 1893
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    • Original photo card of a group of Crow Indians in an empty train car. Handwritten note on back reads: Method of traveling by the Indians between Billings and Joliet when they were camping? (word illegible) in an empty coal car on the Billings to...
    • Crow Indians on a Train (2)

    • 1893
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    • Copy of original photo card - see BPL 2013.01.469a. This is one of several photos donated by Dr. Hans Plattner of Chur, Switzerland to the Yellowstone Historical Society, which donated a print to the Billings Public Library. In 1958, Dr. Hans...
    • Farmer, Ed

    • 1885
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Farmers--Montana. Ranchers--Montana.
    • Farmer, rancher, to Billings in 1882. See Illustrated History of the Yellowstone Valley by Western Historical Publishing. See Trails & Tales South of the Yellowstone by Trails and Tales Historical Committee. Perhaps Edward O who died in...
    • Feyler, Samuel

    • 1930
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Farmers--Montana.
    • Born in Maine, March 9, 1869. Farmer came to Billings in 1882. See Illustrated History of the Yellowstone Valley by Western Historical. Died 1941, buried at Mountview Cemetery.
    • Flanagan, Mike

    • 1910
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Farmers--Montana. Ranchers--Montana. Broomcorn broom industry. illustrated History of the Yellowstone Valley by Western Historical. See Flanagan Family Came West, Billings Gazette, April 15, 1956. ...
    • An early Farmer and rancher who worked with the Northern Pacific Railroad and grew broom corn and operated a broom factory in the 1890s. See Illustrated History of the Yellowstone Valley by Western Historical. Broom Factory story and photo of...
    • Frank, Otto

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana. Ranchers--Wyoming. Pitchfork Ranch (Wyo.)
    • Born in Germany in 1846, Count Otto Franc von Lichtenstein came to America in 1866. Ranched in northern Wyoming - ""A Meeteetse Cattleman"". The Pitchfork ranch of the Big Horn Basin was founded In 1879 by Count Otto Franc von Liechtenstein,...
    • Gass, Alexander S.

    • 1895
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Roberts (Mont.) Farmers--Montana.
    • Born in Mexico, Missouri, May 11, 1863, and came to Montana at the age of 17 - See Alexander S. Gass in An Illustrated History of the Yellowstone Valley by Western Historical Publishing. Married Alice Kelly, a native of Ainsley, Nebraska, on May...
    • Miller, Adam (Horn)

    • 1910
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Gold miners.
    • Adam ""Horn"" Miller was born in Bavaria in October of 1839 and moved to St. Louis when he was a child. Followed gold strikes in the west, coming to Cooke City in the early 1870s - See Magazine Article Describes Beauties, Billings Gazette, June 3,...
    • Portrait of Crow Indian Family

    • 1880
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    • Unidentified Crow Indian family studio portrait. A Finch photo (Finch was a very early Billings photographer). Back is stamped Yellowstone Historical Society. This is one of several photos donated by Dr. Hans Plattner of Chur, Switzerland to...
    • Portrait of Two Crow Indian Women

    • 1880
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    • Two unidentified Crow Indian women studio portrait. A Finch photo (Finch was a very early Billings photographer). Back is stamped Yellowstone Historical Society. This is one of the photos brought back from Hans Plattner of Switzerland and donated...
    • Uncle Billy / Crooked Nose

    • 1908
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hamilton Wm. T. Bridger, Jim, 1804-1881. Bozeman, John, 1835-1867. Authors. Trappers--West (U.S.)
    • William T. 'Billy' Hamilton in the photo. See Billings Developing Historical Library, Billings Gazette, June 30, 1927. Crow Indians.
    • Young Indian Men Preparing for a Foot Race

    • 1898
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    • Young Indian men ready to run foot race at the race track / rodeo grounds, Billings, near present day North Park. Back is stamped Yellowstone Historical Society. This is one of the photos brought back from Hans Plattner of Switzerland and...

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