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    • [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,...
    • [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
    • Blackfeet Lodge Where Sun Dance is Held.

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    • Indians - Blackfeet
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Buffalo is Good on the Turn., A

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    • Bison
    • 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...
    • Cheyenne Annie, a Pretty Cheyenne Girl.

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Women--Montana.
    • Studio portrait of a woman wearing cloth dress, wrapped in blanket, and holding a fan. Hair is braided. Vintage negative number : 86
    • 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...
    • Cohagen, Montana.

    • 1916-05-28
    • Cohagen (Mont.); Automobiles--Montana.; Building--Montana--Garfield County.; Garfield County (Mont.)
    • View of buildings in Cohagen, Montana from distance. One is seen under construction. Automobile at right. Vintage negative number : 3
    • Cook and Pie Biter At Work.

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    • Richardson, P. S.; Ferdous, Billy.; Chuckwagons--Montana 1880-1900.; Cowboys--Montana 1880-1900.
    • Vintage negative number : no number.; View of chuck wagon and equipment. One figure reaches into drawer, another eats pie, while yet another lies on the ground to side. Saddled horse is tied to opposite side.
    • Cousin Jack Race Horses

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    • Butte (Mont.) - City life;
    • Greyhounds or whippets stand with children. A Cousin Jack is a person from Cornwall.; 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...
    • Don't Get Too Close, He Is Mad.

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    • Bison
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Horse - Pulling his tail.

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    • Bow and Arrow Ranch.; Horses--Training--Montana.; Cowboys--Montana.; Horses--Montana.; Corrals--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 269
    • 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...
    • Irma and William P. Sullivan on horseback.

    • 1913-04-23
    • Sullivan, Irma.; Sullivan, William P.; Square Butte Ranch--Montana--Chouteau County; Wooden-frame houses--Montana.
    • Irma and William P. Sullivan seated on their horses, Comanche and Pepper, in front of Square Butte frame ranch house, April 13, 1913; Irma is wearing hat and split skirt. Taken on Cameron's trip to Highwood Mountains.; Central Montana. Prairie...
    • Janet Williams and coyote.

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    • Williams, Janet.; Coyote--Montana.
    • Williams, seated, wearing hat and split skirt, holds a chain leash which is around the neck of a coyote standing on a piece of weathered dead wood.; Eastern Montana. Prairie County Museum and Cameron Gallery in Terry, Montana, holds original Evelyn...
    • 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.
    • Lime Spur, Where Cave is Located.

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    • Morrison Cave
    • 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...
    • Little Chief, Cheyenne.

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    • Little Chief (Cheyenne Indian).; Cheyenne Indians--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 6
    • Lucille and Paul Burt with goat cart and bike.

    • 1904-07-21
    • Burt, Lucille.; Burt, Paul.; Bicycles--Montana.; Carriages and carts--Montana.; Goats--Montana.
    • In corner of log building with window behind, Paul Burt is seated in small cart holding reins attached to small white goat harnessed to cart; his sister, Lucille Burt, stands beside them, holding large bicycle.; Eastern Montana. Prairie County...
    • Main Channel of River is Here After Flood.

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    • Missoula (Mont.) - Flood
    • People seated on river rocks; 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...
    • Man-on-the-hill and wife.

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    • Man-on-the-hill (Dakota Indian).; Dakota Indians--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 81
    • Marsh Barret.

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    • Barrett, Marsh.; Mules--Montana.
    • Marsh Barret seated on black mule holding rifle across saddle, halter leading a pack mule behind him loaded with camping supplies and two rifles; two dogs on ground.; Eastern Montana. Rifle Barret holds is identified as an 1894 carbine.
    • Mary Rosanna Block Steele and John Wesley Steele.

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    • Steele, John Wesley.; Steele, Mary Rosanna Block.
    • Case embossed leather and gilt over wood. Back is lined with printed page from newspaper or magazine. Spine is split and each side is separate. Front cover was placed on the right, rather than correctly on the left, in attached digital image....
    • Montana is the Land of the McIntosh Red.

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    • Apples
    • Same image as 014; 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...
    • Mr. and Mrs. Frank Benolken.

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    • Benolken, Frank.; Benolken, Phoebe Danziel Mrs.; Picture frames enclosure
    • PAc 91-44.FR1A has gold-plated metal frame showing oval image, cover glass with mat painted on one side. Unframed image PAc 91-44.FR1B is missing bottom left corner; other places have tears and nicks. Head and shoulders portrait of young man...
    • Mrs. Dowson's sitting room Cross S Ranch, Sept. 30, 1902.

    • 1902
    • Living rooms--Montana.; Table tennis--Montana.
    • Effie Dowson's sitting room at the Cross S Ranch on the Mizpah, September 30, 1902; interior view of home showing fireplace with clock and deer head, couch with pillows, mounted birds, book shelves, paintings and quilt on wall. In the foreground is...
    • 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. 38 “Decorating the graves on Custer's Battle field.”

    • 1879
    • Little Bighorn Battlefield (Mont.) ; Soldiers
    • [Capt. George K. Sandernson, standing; Sign on headstone reads: "Col. Keogh and 8 Soldiers of Co. 17 Cav. Killed Here June 25, 1876"; Corp. John Wild's headboard is behind Keogh marker; same image as 005] (Photographic Views of the Great North-West)
    • No. 38 “Decorating the graves on Custer's Battle field.”

    • 1879
    • Little Bighorn Battlefield (Mont.) ; Soldiers
    • [Capt. George K. Sandernson, standing; Sign on headstone reads: "Col. Keogh and 8 Soldiers of Co. 17 Cav. Killed Here June 25, 1876"; Corp. John Wild's headboard is behind Keogh marker; same image as 006] (Views of Gen'l Crook's Expedition and the...
    • Nathaniel Pitt Langford.

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    • Langford, Nathaniel Pitt, 1832-1911.
    • Leather case with diamond and grape design embossed on outside. Decorative metal clasp and decorated preserver showing oval image. Mat reads: "Scovill Mfg. Co" on verso. Label attached to case reads: "#6 Aquisitions register, pix of Nathaniel Pitt...
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Case embossed with decorative pattern. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Mat reads: "Scovill Mfg. Co. Superior". Upper body portrait of unidentified woman seated with hands across lap; brooch highlighted with gold paint.
    • Paulie Renn and sister with wheelbarrow.

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    • Renn, Paulie.; Cows--Montana.; Wheelbarrows--Montana.
    • Paulie Renn and sister (sister died young) with cow and wheelbarrow, circa 1918; one child seated in wheelbarrow with another child standing between handles; large black cow standing behind fence and children; face of standing child is blurred.;...
    • Portrait of man holding rifle.

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    • Rifles.; Powder flasks.; Telescopes.
    • Paper covered case. Has preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of seated man holding rifle. This is a civilian percussion rifle and powder flask with rifle resting on shooting stick; naval/pocket telescope hanging on leather pouch with...
    • Portrait of two women.

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    • Hats.
    • Two women holding decorated hats and standing in front of stone wall. Woman at right is possibly Lydia Schlenz (Kalmbach).; Eastern Montana. Prairie County Museum and Cameron Gallery in Terry, Montana, holds original Evelyn Cameron photographs and...
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Hinged thermoplastic case embossed with decorative design. Paper label under plate reads: "Genuine union case improved S. Peck's patent, Oct. 3d 1854, H Halverson's patent Aug. 7th 1855..." Decorated preserver surrounds image. Plate opposite image...
    • Portrait of young woman.

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    • Leather case, circa 1848, embossed with Rinhart #138 "Mixed Flowers". Has scalloped preserver. Hallmark in lower right reads: "Phoenix". Hallmark in lower left reads "40m".; Portrait of young woman sitting, wearing dress and holding hands together...
    • Rosie Roesler's Homestead, August 31, 1913.

    • 1913-08-31
    • Roesler, Rosie.; Housing, Rural--Montana.; Wooden-frame houses--Montana.; Hats--Montana.
    • Two women seated in the doorway of homestead cabin. Two men stand on either side of the women. A third man on horseback at right. Woman seated on right is probably Rosina Roesler.
    • Roundup.

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    • Cattle herding--Montana.; Cattle--Montana.; Horses--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Shields Hunting Party.

    • 1881
    • Allen, William.; Allen, William, Jr.; Forest, Ed.; Sawyer, R. J.; Weise, Mike.; Shields, G. O. (George O.), 1846-1925.; Hunters--Montana.; Rifles--Montana.; Antelope hunting--Montana.; Animal carcasses--Montana.; Antelopes--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no numbers)
    • Spotted Elk, Head Warrior Minneconjou Sioux.

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    • Big Foot, -1890.; Dakota Indians--Montana.
    • Close-up portrait of Spotted Elk, also known as Big Foot, wearing military coat with epaulets, cravat, and hat with feather. Coat is open to reveal "hair-pipe" breast plate. Vintage negative number : 55
    • Where Custer County Beef is Raised.

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    • Corrals--Montana.; Log buildings--Montana.; Housing, Rural--Montana.; Ranches--Montana.
    • View of cattle in fenced area, with log buildings in background. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • XIT Roundup Outfit Pitching Camp, Hungry Creek, North Montana.

    • 1904
    • XIT Ranch.; Cattle herding--Montana--camps; Chuck wagons--Montana; Cowboys--Montana.; Wagons--Montana.
    • Views of cowboys unloading wagon. Horses grazing in background. Tents at side. The glass copy negative, #80, is of 981-782.; Vintage negative number : 8, 26, 80, 104H, 411, 341
    • Young Jack Ellis Haynes.

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    • Haynes, Jack Ellis, 1884-1962.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Inner case is a picture frame, outer case is velvet lined leatherette with clasp.
    • Young Spotted Eagle.

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    • Spotted Eagle (Dakota Indian).; Dakota Indians--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 143

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