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    • [Band of sheep, Square Butte Ranch].

    • 1912-10-15
    • Square Butte Ranch (Mont.); Sheep--Montana.; Ranches--Montana.; Barns--Montana.; Stacks (Hay, grain, etc.)--Montana.
    • Large band of sheep in front of barn and stockade, Square Butte Ranch. Men standing near tall haystack. Bluffs in distant background.
    • [Birney, Montana].

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    • Birney (Mont.); Housing, Rural--Montana.; Log buildings--Montana.; Rosebud County (Mont.); Tongue River (Wyo. and Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Bonners Ferry celebration].

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    • Monuments--Idaho--Bonners Ferry.; Rites and ceremonies--Idaho--Bonners Ferry.; Indians of North America--Idaho.; Bonners Ferry (Idaho)
    • View of group at Bonners Ferry, Idaho, probably at the dedication of monument commemorating the first route of travel and trade across Idaho. Depot in background. Indians in costume at side. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Brewster ranch house and buildings].

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    • George W. Brewster ranch.; Ranches--Montana.; Housing, Rural--Montana.
    • View of house and outbuildings. Windmill discernible in background. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Camping in Montana.]

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    • Montana - General
    • Group portrait of campers, tents in background; 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....
    • [Cheyenne Indian girl with toys].

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Indian children--Montana.; Indian toys--Montana.; Log buildings--Montana.; Indians of North America--Dwellings.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Cowboy feeding colt from pan].

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    • Horses--Feeding and feeds--Montana.; Cowboys--Montana.; Horses--Montana.; Tents--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Cowboy heating branding iron].

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    • Cattle branding--Montana; Cattle--Marking--Montana.; Cowboys--Montana.
    • View of cowboy with branding irons in fire. Another cowboy stands beside chute holding cow. Horses in background. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Cowboy riding into bar].

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    • Bars (Drinking establishments)--Montana--Miles City.; Hotels--Montana--Miles City.; Cowboys--Montana.; Horses--Montana.; Miles City (Mont.)
    • View of mounted cowboy preparing to ride into a bar near the Olive Hotel, Miles City, Montana. Men in suits walk along sidewalk. Schlitz beer signs in background. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Coxey's Army at railroad tracks, Forsyth, Montana].

    • 1894
    • Coxey's Army.; United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 22nd (1866-1957); Soldiers--Montana.; Flags--United States.; Protest movements--United States.; Railroad cars--Montana.; Forsyth (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : 463
    • [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.
    • [Crow Indians Putting Up Ice]

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    • Ice industry--Montana.; Crow Indians--Montana.
    • Ice detail, Crow Indians putting up ice ca. 1905; ice house in background. Crew of 10 Indian men, lined up in front of building, wearing work clothes and hats, several hold hooks and bars for handling ice.
    • [Evelyn Cameron with her Graflex camera].

    • 1921-09-04
    • Cameron, Evelyn, 1868-1928.; Photographers--Montana.; Cameras--Montana.; Graflex camera.
    • Evelyn Cameron with her Graflex camera and tripod. Group of people standing in background.
    • [Game warden R. A. Waagner].

    • 1902
    • Waagner, R. A.; Game wardens--Montana.; Horsemanship--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 136
    • [General store, Busby, Montana].

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    • General stores--Montana--Busby.; Stores, Retail--Montana--Busby.; Indians of North America--Montana.; Busby (Mont.)
    • View of log general store located along the road between Lame Deer and Crow Agency. Buckboard and Indian men with horses in front. Busby School buildings and water tower in distant background. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Ida Archdale and foal].

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    • Archdale, Ida.; Foals--Montana.; Porches--Montana.
    • Ida Archdale standing next to foal, with water basin on ground. Man sitting on porch of log home in background.
    • [L. A. Huffman and William T. Hornaday with deer].

    • 1902-10-01
    • Huffman, L. A. (Laton Alton), 1854-1931.; Hornaday, William T. (William Temple), 1854-1937.; Animal carcasses--Montana.; Deer--Montana.; Deer hunting--Montana.; Hunting--Montana.; Hell Creek Formation.
    • View of William T. Hornaday and Montana photographer L. A. Huffman seated by deer carcass. Hell Creek in background. Vintage negative number : 141, 141 1/2
    • [Man shaving at campsite].

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    • Shaving--Montana.; Shaving--Equipment and supplies.; Mirrors--Montana.; Tents--Montana.
    • View of man shaving outside tent. Shaving mirror hangs on tent pole. Personal items discernible inside tent. Saddled horse in background. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Men standing in road, Rosebud camp]

    • 1916
    • Camp, Walter Mason, 1867-1925.; Godfrey, Edward Settle, 1843-1932.
    • View of Walter Camp and Edward Godfrey standing in a road with other men on Custer Trail Expedition. Valley and hills in background. Photographed during Custer Trail Expedition. Vintage negative number : (no number).
    • [Military parade, Custer Battlefield].

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    • Anniversaries--Montana.; United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th.; Parades--Montana.; Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876--Centennial celebrations, etc.; Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Railroad bridge construction].

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    • Railroad construction & maintenance--Montana; Railroads--Montana--Design and construction.; Railroad bridges--Montana.; Railroad construction workers--Montana.
    • View of workers framing a pier. River in background. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Ranch building, Circle Bar Ranch].

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    • Circle Bar Ranch.; Cold Springs Ranch (Mont.); Ranches--Montana.; Log buildings--Montana.; Fortification--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Ranch on the Yellowstone River].

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    • Ranches--Montana.; Log buildings--Montana.; Yellowstone River.
    • View of log ranch house in coulee. Garden and haystack nearby. Yellowstone River in background. Vintage negative number : 146
    • [Red Cross car].

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    • American Red Cross.; Automobiles--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Rosebud, Montana].

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    • Rosebud (Mont.); Yellowstone River.
    • Views from elevation of Rosebud, Montana. Northern Pacific railroad tracks in foreground, Yellowstone River in background. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Rural schoolhouse].

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    • Schools--Montana.; Rural schools--Montana.; Log buildings--Montana.
    • View of log school building with flagpole and flag at side. Outbuildings in background. Automobile and two children in front. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Scott and Company Ranch, Powder River].

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    • Scott and Company Ranch.; Ranches--Montana.; Housing, Rural--Montana.; Ranch life--Montana.; Log buildings--Montana.; Wooden fences--Montana.
    • From the series 'The Spring Round-up on the Great Stock Ranges of Eastern Montana.'; Vintage negative number : 143
    • [Speaker at Bonners Ferry celebration].

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    • Monuments--Idaho--Bonners Ferry.; Rites and ceremonies--Idaho--Bonners Ferry.; Water towers--Idaho.; Railroad cars--Idaho.; Bonners Ferry (Idaho)
    • View of speaker, monument, and crowd in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, probably at dedication of monument. Railroad cars in background. Water tower at center. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Stacey baseball team playing game].

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    • Stacey (Mont.); Baseball--Montana.; Baseball teams--Montana.; Powder River County (Mont.)
    • View of baseball game. Stacey, Montana buildings in background. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Valley and hills near Rosebud camp.]

    • 1916
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    • View of valley. Hills in far background. Photographed during Custer Trail Expedition. Vintage negative number : (no number).
    • [White Bull interview].

    • 1901
    • Rowland, William.; White Bull, Joseph, 1849-1947.; Wheeler, Olin D. (Olin Dunbar), 1852-1925.; Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Interviews--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 38
    • [White Bull interview].

    • 1901
    • Rowland, William.; White Bull, Joseph, 1849-1947.; Wheeler, Olin D. (Olin Dunbar), 1852-1925.; Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Interviews--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 38
    • [Woman on horseback].

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    • Horsemanship--Montana.; Horses--Montana.; Dwellings--Montana.
    • View of woman on horseback. Frame house and laundry on clothesline in background. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [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...
    • Billings Street View.

    • 1882-06-01
    • Tents--Montana--Billings.; Bars (Drinking establishments)--Montana--Billings.; Billings (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : 222, 462, 466
    • 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.
    • Brand Enough for a Two Year Old.

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    • Illinois and Montana Cattle Company.; Cattle brands--Montana.; Cattle--Montana.
    • From the series 'The Spring Round-up on the Great Stock Ranges of Eastern Montana.'; Vintage negative number : 12, 22
    • Branding a calf.

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    • Iowa and Montana Livestock Company.; Cattle branding--Montana; Cattle--Marking--Montana.; Cattle brands--Montana.; Cowboys--Montana.
    • Used in the series 'The Spring Round-up on the Great Stock Ranges of Eastern Montana.'; Vintage negative number : 11, 18, 32
    • Bringing a Calf to the Branding fire.

    • 1907
    • Cowboys--Montana 1907.; Calf roping--Montana 1907.
    • Vintage negative number : 220.; View of mounted cowboy with roped calf. Cowboys and cattle in background.
    • Buck Deer, Hell Creek.

    • 1902
    • Animal carcasses--Montana.; Deer--Montana.; Deer hunting--Montana.; Hell Creek Formation.
    • Close-up view of deer carcass. Bluffs of Hell Creek in background.; William T. Hornaday hunting trip, 1902. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Bull train, Main and Park Streets.

    • 1881
    • Oxen--Montana.; Freight and freightage--Montana--Miles City.; Hotels--Montana--Miles City.; Stores, Retail--Montana--Miles City.; Miles City (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : 487
    • Butte, Anaconda and Pacific Railway Steam Locomotive at Unidentified Location.

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    • Butte, Anaconda, and Pacific Railway Company--Montana.; Steam locomotives--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative).; Four men pose on front of BAP Ry locomotive #25 while one man leans out of cab window; railroad tracks in foreground, buildings in background. American Locomotive Company built the engine in 1907.
    • Cheyenne Police.

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Indian reservation police--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway Gravel Pit, Calabar, Montana.

    • 1913
    • Railroad construction & maintenance--Montana; Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway Company.; Railroads--Montana--Design and construction.; Custer County (Mont.)
    • View of railroad tracks. Gravel pit, rolling stock, and bridge in background. Vintage negative number : 1
    • 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.
    • Con Kohrs with Manager (CK) and range foreman.

    • 1900
    • Crowder, Bill.; Kohrs, Conrad, 1835-1920.; Horses--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number).; View of Kohrs with Bill Crowder, foreman, and another man standing beside house. Saddled horse at side, wagon in background.
    • Cowboy 'Slick' X.

    • 1904-08-01
    • Cowboys--Montana.; Horses--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 387
    • Cowboy Dunn, the Hat X horse wrangler.

    • 1904-08
    • Dunn, Albert Edmund 1873-1945; Hat X Ranch.; Cowboys--Montana.; Horses--Montana.; Saddlery--Montana.
    • Albert Edmund Dunn (Al) was born October 18, 1873 and died January 2, 1945.; Vintage negative number : 252
    • 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.
    • Cutting out the cows and calves.

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    • Cattle herding--Montana.; Cowboys--Montana.; Cattle--Montana.
    • From the series 'The Spring Round-up on the Great Stock Ranges of Eastern Montana.'; Vintage negative number : 6, 13, 53
    • Flathead - Ranch at Selish.

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    • Ranches--Montana.; Housing, Rural--Montana.; Orchards--Montana.; Fences--Montana.; Ravalli (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : 356
    • Flathead - St. Marys Lake.

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    • Saint Marys Lake--Montana--Lake County; Canoes and canoeing--Montana.
    • View of St. Mary Lake with mountains in background. Canoe and canoeists discernible. Buildings visible from lake shore. Vintage negative number : 354
    • Flood of 1881.

    • 1881
    • Floods--Montana--Miles City.; Boats and boating--Montana--Miles City.; Miles City (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Gardiner Mont. Coaches and Electric pk in distance.

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    • Electric Peak--Yellowstone National Park.; Railroad Stations--Gardiner (Mont.); Stagecoaches; Porters.
    • Vintage negative number : 428. View of two horse-drawn coaches beside railroad car. Several figures stand on landing. Snow-capped Electric Peak in background.
    • General Sheridan and party at Old Faithful.

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    • Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888.; United States. Army.; Armed Forces--Officers.; Old Faithful Geyser (Wyo.); Yellowstone National Park.
    • Vintage negative number : 276, no number
    • 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.
    • Half Breed Train.

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    • Red River carts; Métis.; Lewistown (Mont.)
    • View of men standing among five red river carts and one four wheeled wagon, all with harnessed horses, buildings of Lewistown in background. Square house at left, residence and office of Dr. W.F. Hanson, is on the corner of 5th Avenue and...
    • Hat X Cow Camp, Hungry Creek.

    • 1904-08-01
    • Hat X Ranch.; Horse herding--Montana; Cowboys--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • High School Track Meet, Missoula, Montana, 1910.

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    • Running races--Montana--Missoula.; Track and field athletes--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative). Boys wearing track uniforms from various Montana high schools line up for start of race, officials stand at side, crowd fills bleachers in background. This track meet was probably held at the...
    • Holding a herd (steer roped in foreground).

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    • Cowboys--Montana.; Ranch roping--Montana.; Cattle herding--Montana.; Cattle--Montana.
    • From the series 'The Spring Round-up on the Great Stock Ranges of Eastern Montana.'; Vintage negative number : 13, 33
    • Horse Power Threshing.

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    • Threshing--Montana.; Agriculture--Montana.; Threshing machines--Montana.; Farm life--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Horses - Roundups.

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    • Cattle herding--Montana--camps; Automobiles--Montana.; Cattle herding--Montana.; Horses--Montana.; Tents--Montana.
    • View of men standing next to automobile. Roundup wagon and tents in background. Horses in rope corral to side. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Horses - Roundups.

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    • Cattle herding--Montana--camps; Horses--Montana.
    • Series of views of large group of horses in rope corral at roundup camp. Cowboys, roundup wagons, and roundup tents discernible in background. Vintage negative number : 353, no number
    • Hump and his head tribesmen.

    • 1879
    • Buffalo Hump (Dakota Indian).; Big Road (Dakota Indian).; Tall Bear (Dakota Indian).; White Magpie (Dakota Indian).; Wolf Robe (Dakota Indian).; Wolf Voice (Dakota Indian).; Dakota Indians--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 62, 147
    • Indian Children and Travois.

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    • Travois--Montana.; Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Cheyenne Indians--Domestic animals.; Cheyenne Indians--Montana--Social life and customs.; Ponies--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 81, (no number)

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