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    • [Cree Indians, Havre, Montana, 1892]

    • 1892
    • Cree Indians--Montana--Havre.
    • Vintage negative number: Lucke's #76; Group of Indians, in costume, possibly performing for a crowd of onlookers standing, seated on ground and mounted on horses on First Street, Havre, Montana. Lee's Chinese restaurant visible in background.
    • [Dewar's Saloon, Zortman, Montana.]

    • 1905
    • Bars (Drinking establishments)--Montana--Zortman. Card Games --Montana -- Zortman.
    • Men in Dewar's Saloon in Zortman, Montana, 1905. Jimmy and Tom Dewar, Joseph and Tim Hartmann, Phil Shaw, Tom Eidem, Frank Howe.
    • [Freight teams hauling ore from Alabama Mine to Alder Gulch Mill

    • 1908-08-15
    • Freight and feightage, Phillips County, Montana
    • View of six freight teams, harnessed to ore-hauling wagons, posed in front of two large barns. Image is inscribed "All of the teams that hauled ore from the Alabama Mine to the Alder Gulch Mill [Phillips County], August 15, 1908. No. 1 Frank...
    • [Plains Cree family taken near Butte, 1906.]

    • 1906
    • Cree Indians--Montana--Butte.
    • Portrait of Cree Indian women and children standing in front of shelter and tipi. Children wear beaded moccasins, girl wears necklace, boy wears decorative leggings.; Smallboy family, Cree, Butte area, Montana. Back row, l-r: Mary Smallboy; Marie...
    • [Red River cart built by Joe Dussome and Joe Hartmann.]

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    • Dussome Family; Carriages and carts -- Montana -- Zortman. ; Metis.
    • View of older couple [Mr. and Mrs. Joe Dussome] standing beside two-wheeled "Half-Breed Cart of Frontier Days" in front of tipi. A horse is harnessed to cart. This facsimile of the cart was made by Joe Dussome, President of the Homeless Indians,...
    • [Women in stagecoach.]

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    • Stagecoaches--Montana--Pillips County.
    • View of stagecoach filled with women and children, three men and a boy seated on driver's bench; two women in riding costumes on horesback at right, two men and a dog on wagon at left, one-story log livery barn with out-buildings and rocky cliff in...
    • Alder Gulch Mill.

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    • Freight and freightage -- Montana. ; Mine buildings -- Montana -- Phillips County.
    • Overview of Alder Gulch Mill yard, Phillips County, Montana; includes two loaded freight outfits, frame buildings and steep, forested mountains.
    • American Horse's Camp.

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Indians--Dwellings.; Tipis--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 76D
    • An Old Time Chuck Wagon About 1885

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    • Chuck wagons--Montana.; Cowboys--Montana--eating and drinking.
    • Vintage negative number : 3; 12.; Cowboys being served a meal from rear of wagon. Utensils discernible.
    • Avalanche Falls, (5,000 feet) Glacier Park.

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    • Glacier National Park;
    • This collection consists of 556 stereographs taken by N. A. Forsyth from circa 1901 to circa 1911. The views capture Montana locations that Forsyth visited primarily between the years 1906 and 1909. The bulk of the images are of Butte, Montana...
    • Avalanche Falls, (5,000 feet) Glacier Park.

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    • Glacier National Park;
    • View of Avalanche Lake same as 225 and 264; This collection consists of 556 stereographs taken by N. A. Forsyth from circa 1901 to circa 1911. The views capture Montana locations that Forsyth visited primarily between the years 1906 and 1909. The...
    • Band. Guard mount at Ft Keogh - in fur coats. January, 1882.

    • 1882
    • Soldiers--Montana 1882.; Military bands--Montana 1880-1900.; Fort Keogh (Mont.)--barracks.; United States. Army. Infantry.; Barracks--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 395; Winter view of soldiers at attention on parade ground in front of barracks. Band with instruments in foreground; armed soldiers to side.
    • Barthelmess Indian.

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    • Spotted Hawk (Northern Cheyenne Indian); Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Rifles--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Big Medicine Man, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Big Medicine Man (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1494; 2871.; Close-up portrait of Indian, seated. Wearing cloth head-band. Holding fan.
    • Boating on Lake Wilder.

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    • Lake Wilder--Montana--Jefferson County.; Boats and boating--Montana--Jefferson County.; Footbridges--Montana--Jefferson County.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative).; Six people seated in a long rowboat, one man pulls oars, one woman holds parasol; footbridge and shoreline in background. Lake Wilder was in Jefferson County, Montana, but no longer exists.
    • Bob Small, Cree Indian

    • 1906
    • Cree Indians--Montana.; Indian children.
    • Kes-Kah-Yo "Bob Tail". Bob Small, Plains Cree, taken near Butte - 1906. Full-length portrait of young Indian boy, wearing quill work enhanced moccasins and leggings, choker at neck and blanket capote, holding long-handled pipe with axe head,...
    • Boulder Canon, Mont. on the M.C.R.R. and N.P.R.R.

    • 1892
    • Montana Central Railway Company--Railroad tracks.; Northern Pacific Railway Company--Railroad tracks.; Boulder River Watershed (Jefferson County, Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative).; View of Montana Central and Northern Pacific Railroad tracks, separated by flowing water, in the Boulder River Canyon (Jefferson County) Montana.
    • Boy in the Water, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Boy in the Water (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • [Most commonly known as Goes Ahead, one of Custer's Crow Scouts.].; Vintage negative number : 1491[A]; 2868[A]; 1491[B]; 2868[B].; Portraits of Indian, seated with arms crossed. Slight smile on face. Poses vary sightly.
    • Braunlich family portrait.

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    • Braunlich family.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Possibly crystoleum photograph. Image is adhered to glass and is in decorative metal frame.; Woman holding baby wrapped in handworked blanket, standing with two small children between her and man wearing hat; outdoors.
    • Calamity Jane

    • 1880
    • Calamity Jane, 1852-1903.
    • Vintage negative number : 365.; Studio portrait view of woman seated against studio backdrop.
    • Camping on Yellowstone Lake (birds and fish).

    • 1882
    • Loomis, Almon L.; Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921--expeditions & surveys.; Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921--Employees.; Hunting--Yellowstone National Park.; Fishing--Yellowstone National Park.
    • Vintage negative number : 1283[B], 12878.; Almon L. Loomis, Haynes' employee, and another man near tent and camp supplies. Dead game birds and fish displayed.
    • Charles Padley, Dillon, Montana. Now Warner's store.

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    • Butchers--Montana--Dillon.; Telephone--Montana--Dillon.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives).; Interior view of butcher shop, includes Padley weighing meat, dressed animal carcasses hanging from beams, a ceiling lamp, mounted elk head and wall-mounted telephone.
    • Cheyenne boy.

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Children--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 91
    • Cheyenne Girls. Sisters.

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Women--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 75, 146, 172
    • Chief Kenewash

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    • Kennewash, Peter; Cree Indians--Montana.
    • Head to waist portrait of Native American man with braided hair, wearing kerchief at neck and beaded belt at waist. This is probably a portrait of Peter Kennewash, Cree Indian from Rocky Boy Reservation in Montana. Stamp on verso of card indicates...
    • Chief Little Head, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Little Head (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1496; 27636; 2857; 27655.; Close-up portrait of Indian, seated. Wearing embroidered and fringed leather jacket. 3/4 view.
    • Chief Little Head, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Little Head (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1497[A]; 2857; 1497[B]; 2858.; Portrait of Indian seated in front of painted background. Holding rifle in fringed case, slanted over his left shoulder. Rifle case across lap in second image.
    • Crew at the Ruby Gulch Mine in Zortman, Montana.

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    • Gold miners--Montana--Zortman. Mine buildings--Montana--Zortman.
    • Group portrait of the crew of the Ruby Gulch Mine posed in front of frame buildings. Kitchen crew at right, forested mountain in background.
    • Curley, Crow Indian scout (Crow).

    • 1883
    • Curley (Crow Indian); Crow Indians--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number :1488; 27658; 2866.; Portrait of Indian, seated in front of painted background. Wearing elaborately embroidered leather coat. Holding rifle.
    • Falls 5,000 Feet High, Lake McDonald.

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    • Glacier National Park;
    • Same image as 210, 264 - Avalanche Falls/Lake; This collection consists of 556 stereographs taken by N. A. Forsyth from circa 1901 to circa 1911. The views capture Montana locations that Forsyth visited primarily between the years 1906 and 1909....
    • Fire Wolf.

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    • Fire Wolf (Cheyenne Indian).; Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Rifles--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 61, no number
    • Frank Whitmore's freight team.

    • 1905
    • Freight and freightage --Montana; Malta (Mont.)
    • View of entire freight team, 12 horses, harnessed to freight wagon in front of Malta, Montana, Livery and Feed Barn. Other freight wagons at left, men seated on fence of stockyards at right.
    • Gibbon Falls. YNP.

    • 1882
    • Gibbon Falls (Wyo.)
    • Vintage negative number : 1260 ; 12908. Man standing in shadows on shore of river at foot of falls.
    • Gnarled Tree Location Unkown

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    • Trees.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Wooden frame painted bronze. Portrait oriented photograph of gnarled tree with cloud filled sky and countryside visible in background. Photographed, colored, framed, and sold by R.E. Marble of The Marble Studio in Belton, Montana.
    • Group portrait of five men.

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    • Leather case. Has preserver showing oval image. Portrait of five unidentified men wearing jackets and vests, seated around small round table.
    • Group portrait of seven men.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver. Mat reads: "Scovill Mfg. Co. superior/Waterbury Conn. No. 251" Portrait of four men seated with three men standing behind them; many of the men have beards or mustaches and all are dressed in...
    • Hail Stone, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Hail Stone (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1492[B]; 27642; 2869[B]. Portrait of Indian, seated. Wearing striped shirt. 3/4 view.
    • Hog Ranch between Malta and Zortman.

    • 1928
    • Pewitt, Bob, Meisel, Helen, Roadhouses
    • Bob Pewitt and Helen Meisel of Chicago standing in front of tin and wood building, located on main road, halfway between Zortman and Malta, Montana. Pig shaped cut-out sign reading "Jake" is attached above "Hog Ranch" sign and sign advertising Old...
    • Indian Camp.

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    • Indians of North America--Montana.; Sweatbaths--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Indian family Havre vicinity.

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    • Denny, James 1890-1974; Denny, Maggie 1890-1978; Standing Rock, Florence Denny Stump 1914-1986; Denny, William, 1911-1989.; Cree Indians--Montana--Havre.
    • Vintage negative number: A5090 Studio portrait of Jim Denny family, including his wife Maggie (daughter of Cree Indian Little Bear), son William and daughter Florence. Jim wears beaded vest and his hair is in braids, Maggie wears braids, beaded...
    • Interior of Bar in Bridger, Montana.

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    • Bars (Drinking establishments)--Bridger (Mont.); Gambling--Equipment and supplies.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives). Views of bartenders waiting on patron seated on bar stool. Includes glass-front cases containing tobacco, cigars and candy, refrigerator, wood stove, stencils of geese on walls, punch boards and...
    • Interior of Bar in Bridger, Montana.

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    • Bars (Drinking establishments)--Bridger (Mont.); Gambling--Equipment and supplies.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives). Views of bartenders waiting on patron seated on bar stool. Includes glass-front cases containing tobacco, cigars and candy, refrigerator, wood stove, stencils of geese on walls, punch boards and...
    • Joe Hartmann driving his sixteen horse freight outfit near Zortman, Montana.

    • 1907-11-01
    • Freight and freightage--Montana--Zortman.
    • View of 16 horse freight team pulling wagons and cart, Joe Hartmann driving, demonstrating the jerkline method of driving a string team. Tim Hartman on saddle horse at right, dog in foreground. Mountainous countryside near Zortman, Montana.
    • Joe Hartmann on horse.

    • 1905
    • Freight and freigtage -- Montana.
    • View of Joe Hartmann seated on horse, holding jerk line, demonstrating this method of driving string teams. Horse team harnessed to freight wagons, with cart (living quarters) at far end. Unidentified man seated near wheel on second wagon.
    • Killing of a buffalo.

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    • American bison--Montana.; Animal carcasses--Montana.; American bison hunting--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Lida Marie Haynes.

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    • Haynes, Lida Marie, 1931-1952.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Inner case is a picture frame, outer case is velvet lined leatherette with clasp.Upper body portrait of Lida Marie Haynes as young girl wearing nautical style clothing, bow in hair.
    • Little Bear "Immasees" Cree Indian Chief, Havre, Mont.1896

    • 1896
    • Cree Indians--Clothing.; Cree Indians.; Havre (Mont.)
    • Group of Indian men and boys seated and standing around rock on which Little Bear, Cree Chief, stands, elevated from the crowd. Several men wrapped in blankets, some wear jewelry or hats, one holds a sword. Daniel Dutro was affiliated with the...
    • Little Bear, Cree Indian Chief.

    • 1895
    • Little Bear (Cree chief), 1851-1921.; Cree Indians--Montana.
    • Portrait of Little Bear, Cree Indian, seated, holding pipe, blanket wrapped around his waist, hair styled with braids and topknot. Photograph probably taken by W.H. Taylor of Helena, Montana.
    • Little Moon, Crow

    • 1883
    • Little Moon (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1498; 27637; 2873.Close-up portrait of Indian, seated. Arms crossed. White fur pieces on necklace.
    • Lower Main Street, Deadwood.

    • 1877
    • Butcher shops--Dakota Territory 1870-1880.; Streets--Dakota Territory 1870-1880.
    • Vintage negative number : 205. People along sidewalk of business street. Butcher in apron holding knife in front of Hukill Big Bonanza Meat Market. Carcasses hanging over sidewalk.
    • Manufacturing Plant of Kalispell Lumber Company.

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    • Railroad switching--Montana--Kalispell.; Lumber trade--Montana--Kalispell.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative). View of lumber mill with smokestacks, planed lumber on railroad cars, and man kneeling by railroad tracks adjusting the siding switch.
    • Marguerite Hildegard Gump (Franks).

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    • Gump, Marguerite Hildegard.
    • Uncased; beveled glass on top of photograph. Portrait of Marguerite Hildegard Gump (Franks), young child wearing long dark dress with white yoke, lace on sleeves.
    • Me Catchem, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Me Catchem (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1499; 27634; 2874. Close-up portrait of Indian, seated. Wearing vest with rows of metal studs. Painted design on hair.
    • Montana Man Hunters of the Seventies.

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    • Davis, "Eph."; Hawkins, Jack.; King, Louis.; Smith, Billy (W. D.); Irvine, Thomas H. (Thomas Howard), 1845-1926.; Police--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number). Left to right: Billy Smith, Jack Hawkins, Tom Irvine, Louis King, and "Eph" Davis.
    • Mr. and Mrs. John Howard and son Franke.

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    • Boardinghouses -- Montana--Phillips County. Mine buildings --Montana--Phillips County. John Howard family.
    • View of parents and young boy standing in doorway of frame building, mill buildings in background. Image inscribed by Joe Hartmann: "Mr. and Mrs. John Howard and son Franke. They managed the boarding house for the Alder Gulch mill hands and the Ore...
    • Mr. and Mrs. Simon Conrad.

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    • Conrad, Simon.; Conrad, Mrs.
    • Book shaped case, blue velvet cover with brass edges and fittings, red velvet inside. Exterior of velvet-covered case showing front medallion and clasps. No hallmarks. Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Conrad, taken before leaving for California,...
    • Mrs. Harvey Showers taken in 1863 in Virginia City.

    • 1863
    • Showers, Harvey Mrs.
    • Plain leather case. Wide decorated preserver surrounds image. Paper with image reads: "This picture is believed to be the first ever taken in Montana". Full length portrait of young girl with braids wearing plaid dress and short cape/mantelet. Mrs....
    • No. 5. Crystal Forest, Mammoth Springs.

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    • Yellowstone National Park.
    • Crystal Forest, Mammoth Springs. [Looking south toward Bunsen Peak]. Views of the Wonderland or Yellowstone National Park by H.B. Calfee.
    • No. 89. Bee Hive Geyser in action.

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    • Yellowstone National Park. ; Beehive Geyser.
    • No. 89. Bee Hive Geyser in action. Eruption...and continues from 5 to 20 minutes...250 feet high. Views of the Wonderland or Yellowstone Park Illustrated by Calfee & Catlin, Bozeman, Montana, Ter.
    • North side of 1st Street, Havre, Montana.

    • 1892
    • Cree Indians--Montana--Havre.
    • Indians in costume posed in street, surrounded by horses and wagons. North side of First Street, Havre, Montana, looking east from 2nd Avenue East. Broadwater Bros. Drugs, Olong Lee Restaurant and other businesses visible in background.
    • Old Freighters.

    • 1942
    • Hartmann, Joseph M., Duvall, C. W., Murray, Jimmy
    • Three men, wearing suits, ties and hats, stand in studio portrait. Left to right: Joe Hartmann, C.W. Duvall, and Jimmy Murray. Old freighters. Taken about 1942.
    • Our artist (F.J. Haynes) at the Great Falls of the Missouri

    • 1880
    • Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921.; Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921--Photographic Expeditions.; Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921--Photographic equipment.; Missouri River--Waterfalls.
    • Haynes with stereoscopic camera and tripod on rocks above crest of the falls. Vintage negative number: 569.
    • Portrait of woman with book.

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    • Books and reading.
    • Thermoplastic case embossed with Rinhart #36 design, "Cupid and the Wounded Stag", circa 1862. Has scalloped perserver. Label pasted under plate reads: "Littlefield, Persons & Co. manufacturers of Daguerreian cases..." Hallmark reads "Double/A....
    • Patrick Henry's Family.

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    • Cree Indians--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : A3050 Studio portrait of two women holding babies, standing behind four children of various ages. Standing at rear, left to right, are Mary Henry holding Theresa Henry and Beatrice Pepin Lafromboise holding Joe...
    • Photographs by Wand'ring Willie

    • 1900
    • Stanton, A. K., Mrs. • Houses; Agricultural experiment stations • Montana • Bozeman; Artists' studios; Bedrooms; Kitchens; Ranches • Montana • Park County.
    • Views of unidentified man and his friends and family members in various locations in central Montana. Album pages are decorated with artistic drawings and captions. Album contents include: self portrait; "The Half-Way House", ranch of R.T. Smith,...
    • Plains Cree taken near Butte, 1906.

    • 1906
    • Cree Indians--Montana--Butte.
    • Group portrait of five Indian men, wearing hair in braids, chokers at neck, beaded leggings and moccasins, blankets wrapped around waists and shoulders, standing in front of tent; left to right: Os-cha-se-mas [Old Boy] and Os-se-me-mas [Young Boy]...
    • Portrait of Carl and Jeanette Schafer, possibly First Communion day.

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    • Schafer, Carl; Schafer, Jeanette.; First communion.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Wooden frame. Portrait of young man wearing suit with medal and flower on chest standing next to young girl wearing white dress with ribbons, flowers, and veil in her hair, resting head on young man's shoulder; possibly First Communion day.
    • Portrait of man in military uniform.

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    • Leather case embossed with decorative pattern. Has decorated preserver. Full portrait of standing man wearing full military uniform, including sash and hat; gold painted to highlight accessories (buttons, epaulets). $b Patron identified soldier as...
    • Portrait of man with cane.

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    • Staffs (Sticks, canes, etc.)
    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of bearded older man sitting with one hand on leg, one hand holding a cane.
    • R.E. Marble fishing at Lake McDonald.

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    • Marble, R.E.; Fishing--Montana.; Picture frames enclosure; Glacier National Park (Mont.); McDonald, Lake (Mont.)
    • Wooden frame painted silver. Silhouette of R.E. "Ted" Marble wearing hat and holding fishing pole on shore of Lake McDonald, with lake and hillside in background and tree branches in upper left corner. Taken by his brother, Clarke Marble.
    • Red River half-breed camp and carts.

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    • Red River Carts; Métis.
    • Group of men, women and children, probably Metis in Montana, standing and seated near tents, cooking tripod and two-wheeled red river carts. Verso bears the stamp of collector A. F. Foote, Dentist, Helena, M.T.
    • Robert Bruce Wallace.

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    • Wallace, Robert Bruce.; Armed Forces--Officers.; Spanish-American War, 1898.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Print in decorative metal frame; oval with an eagle holding two U.S. flags at top. Head and shoulders portrait of Robert Bruce Wallace in military uniform with U.S.V. visible on his collar.
    • Ruby Gulch Mine, Zortman, Montana.

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    • Gold miners--Montana--Zortman. Mine buildings--Montana--Zortman. Mine railroad cars--Montana--Zortman. Ruby Gulch Mining Company--Montana--Zortman.
    • View of horse pulling full ore cars towards door at top of mill; women, girls and miner sit on cars and stand next to rails; forested hillside in background.
    • Running Deer (Crow)

    • 1883
    • Running Deer (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Also known as Hoop-on the Forehead according to Folowing the Frontier, by Freeman Tilden, p. 204.; Vintage negative number : 1495; 2872; 26593D. Portrait of Indian, seated. Holding tomahawk. Profile showing three earrings in left ear.
    • Sanders family and home.

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    • Sanders, Wilbur Fisk, 1834-1905.; Sanders, James U. (James Upson), 1859-1923.
    • Views of the Sanders family, including Wilbur Fisk Sanders walking down Main Street in Butte, Montana, past seated Indians; James U. Sanders, his wife Mary, and their daughters; and the Sanders home at 328 N Ewing St., Helena, MT.
    • Sioux Camp Tongue Valley.

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    • Dakota Indians--Montana.; Indians--Dwellings.; Tipis--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 76C
    • Skinning buffalo.

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    • Hunters--Montana.; American bison hunting--Montana.; American bison--Montana.; Animal carcasses--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 190, (no number)

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