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    • [Alma and Esther McMurray with cat].

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    • McMurray, Alma.; McMurray, Esther.; Cats--Montana.; Children--Montana.; Children's clothing--Montana.
    • Alma and Esther McMurray, daughters of Alec McMurray seated on round braided rug. A cat drinks from a saucer in between the two girls.
    • [Bill Foght and Cap Barker with horses].

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    • Foght, Bill.; Barker, Cap.; Cowboys--Montana.; Horses--Montana.; Saddlery--Montana.; Rifles--Montana.
    • Bill Foght and Cap Barker standing in between two saddled horses. Cap Barker holds reins of one saddled horse. Bill Foght holds rifle.
    • [Boy and baby in buggy].

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    • Children--Montana.; Infants--Montana.; Baby carriages--Montana.
    • Boy standing next to baby seated in fancy pram with handmade "1872" coverlet.
    • [Cowboys and ranch hands, Irvine and Adams ranch].

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    • Irvine, Lance.; Adams, Wesson.; Kempton, Joe.; Kempton, Clifford.; Kempton, Bernie.; Cameron, Ewen S. (Ewen Somerled), 1854-1914.; Cowboys--Montana.; Cats--Montana.; Dogs--Montana.; Log buildings--Montana.
    • Nine men wearing hats, one with cat in his lap, posed in front of log structure. Dog lying in front of the men. Group includes (back row): Joe Kempton, Clifford Kempton, H. Parry, Ewen Cameron; (front row): Wesson Adams, Coates, Lance Irvine,...
    • [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.
    • [Dick Brown mounted with wolf carcass].

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    • Brown, Dick.; Trappers--Montana.; Animal carcasses--Montana.; Wolves--Montana.; Wolf hunting--Montana.; Horses--Montana.
    • Wolfer Dick Brown mounted on horseback with dead wolf draped behind him.
    • [Edmund Stanley with wicker rattle].

    • 1911
    • Stanley, Edmund.; Infants--Montana.; Baby rattles--Montana.; Infants' clothing--Montana.
    • Baby seated against large pillows, holding a wicker rattle. Edmund Stanley, son of Walt and Hannah Stanley of Fallon, Montana, 1911.
    • [Evelyn Cameron branding calf].

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    • Williams, Janet.; Cameron, Evelyn, 1868-1928.; Cattle--Marking--Montana.; Cattle brands--Montana.; Corrals--Montana.
    • Evelyn Cameron branding roped calf in log corral. Janet Williams on horseback holding rope.
    • [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.
    • [Ewen Cameron and the Williams with hay stacks].

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    • Williams, O. R.; Williams, Mabel.; Williams, Roy.; Williams, Janet.; Williams, Margaret.; Cameron, Ewen S. (Ewen Somerled), 1854-1914.; Williams family.; Stacks (Hay, grain, etc.)--Montana.; Horse-drawn vehicles--Montana.; Wagons--Montana.
    • O .R., Mabel, Roy, Janet and Margaret Williams pose with Ewen Cameron in front of haystacks and horse-drawn hay wagon.
    • [Ewen Cameron on hillside with two young wolves].

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    • Cameron, Ewen S. (Ewen Somerled), 1854-1914.; Wolves--Montana.
    • Ewen Cameron standing behind two young wolves on rocky hillside, looking downhill. Wolves probably Camerons' pets, Weecharpee and Tussa.
    • [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...
    • [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.
    • [Ida Archdale in her sitting room].

    • 1909
    • Archdale, Ida.; Living rooms--Montana.; Women's clothing--Montana.
    • Ira Archdale seated and holding a book in the sitting room of her Fiddleback ranch house, known to the locals as "Castle Archdale." Fur skins on floor, portraits on wall and on table.
    • [Man and woman at EVE Ranch].

    • 1910
    • Eve Ranch--Montana.; Ranches--Montana.; Log buildings--Montana.; Wagons--Montana.
    • Last Cameron Ranch near Fallon-Marsh, Montana. Elevated view of ranch buildings, wagons, woman on white horse, and man standing on ground.
    • [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,...
    • [Rosie Roesler on sulky plow].

    • 1912
    • Roesler, Rosie.; Plows--Montana.; Horse-drawn vehicles--Montana.
    • Rosie Roesler on sulky plow, 1912. She wears a large hat and drives a five horse team.
    • [St. Labre Indian School boys].

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    • St. Labre Indian Mission School (Ashland, Mont.); Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Indians of North America--Education.; School children--Montana.; Nuns--Montana.; Clergy--Montana.; Catholics--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 31
    • [St. Labre Indian School children].

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    • St. Labre Indian Mission School (Ashland, Mont.); Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Indians of North America--Education.; School children--Montana.; Nuns--Montana.; Clergy--Montana.; Catholics--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 31
    • [Two women and man seated at dining table].

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    • Tables--Montana.; Telephone--Montana.
    • Indoor view of three people seated around a cloth-covered dining room table, ca. 1910. Mrs. Murphy seated in middle. Lace curtains at windows, framed portraits and large telephone on walls.
    • [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...
    • A Montana Car Load, Crown W Ranch, October 3, 1902.

    • 1902-10-03
    • Gillian, Frank.; Crown W Ranch--Montana.; Horses--Montana.; Ranches--Montana.
    • Frank Gillian and two (railroad) carloads of horses at the Crown W Ranch, October 3, 1902; man on horseback with horses in corral.
    • Adam Gehnert playing the accordian.

    • 1913-12-10
    • Gehnert, Adam.; Accordion--Montana.; Musical instruments--Montana.
    • Seated man with cap playing an accordion in front of wood building. Marsh, Montana, area.; Eastern Montana.
    • Al Wright with imported Shire stallion in snow.

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    • Wright, Alfred.; Shire horse--Montana.
    • Al Wright holding reins of imported Shire stallion in snow, circa 1905. Horse owned by Alfred Wright, John Mothershead and Undem brothers.; Eastern Montana.
    • 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.
    • Archdale's Ranch, Knowlton, Montana.

    • 1904-07-16
    • Archdale, Ida.; Archdale, Lionel.; Archdale, Monte.; Longfellow, Billy.; Cattle--Marking--Montana.; Ranches--Montana.; Cattle--Montana.; Corrals--Montana.
    • Archdale's Fiddleback ranch near Knowlton, Montana. Four men inside plank corral branding cow, additional cattle in adjoining pen. Billy Longfellow at right on rope, Ida Archdale behind fence, Monte branding, Lionel at heels.
    • 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.
    • Blast In Wolf Creek Canyon, Vicinity of Biopipe	.

    • 1965-01-11
    • Montana. Department of Transportation.; Roads--Design and construction.
    • The collection consists of prints and negatives, black and white, as well as color transparencies taken by Highway Department / Department of Transportation photographers from 1958 to 1998.
    • 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 Leavitt's saloon in Jordan, Montana.

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    • Leavitt, Nigger Bob.; Bars (drinking establishments)--Jordan (Mont.); African Americans--Montana.; Beer.; Jordan (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number :327.; 'Nigger Bob' Leavitt's saloon in Jordan, Montana. Log building with large sign with a portrait of an African American man and an advertisement for Golden Grain Belt Beers. Men sit in front; horse at side.
    • 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,...
    • Boorman's Mill Crew, Smith Valley, Mont.

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    • Lumber trade--Montana.; Sawmills--Montana.; Smith Valley (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative).; Group of men stand in front of Boorman sawmill, horse pulls a load of lumber along track.
    • 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.
    • Branding Calves.

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    • Cattle branding--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 334.; Two cowboys hold calf while a third brands. Cowboy on horseback leads another calf to fire.
    • 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.
    • Butte ground breaking  1961

    • 1961
    • Montana. Department of Transportation.; Roads--Design and construction.
    • The collection consists of prints and negatives, black and white, as well as color transparencies taken by Highway Department / Department of Transportation photographers from 1958 to 1998.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Canyon Hotel waiters and Yellowstone River. YNP.

    • 1896
    • Yellowstone National Park, Employees.; African Americans--Wyoming.; Yellowstone National Park--Yellowstone River.
    • Vintage negative number :10949.; Group of black men seated on cliff overlooking river. Several of the men have musical instruments.
    • Cascade-Ulm [Montana]

    • 1959-11-23
    • Montana. Department of Transportation.; Roads--Design and construction.
    • The collection consists of prints and negatives, black and white, as well as color transparencies taken by Highway Department / Department of Transportation photographers from 1958 to 1998.
    • Catholic Sisters by Old Mission.

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    • Clergy 1880-1920.; Catholic churches--Montana--Ashland 1880-1920.; Nuns 1880-1920.; St. Labre Mission (Ashland, Mont.)
    • View of six nuns and a priest beside log building with sod roof. Cross on roof top. Left to right: Sisters Gertrude, Barbara, and Monica, Mother Mary of the Angels, sisters Thecla and Hildegarde, Father Vermaat. Vintage negative number : no number.
    • Cattle Holding big Hat X herd.

    • 1904
    • Hat X Ranch--Montana.; Cattle herding--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 343.; Two mounted cowboys in foreground. Herd grazing in distance.
    • Cattle Round up 'Butch' LU Bar Cook making bread. August, 1904.

    • 1904
    • Munroe, Rodrich.; LU Bar Ranch--Montana.; Cowboys--Montana 1900-1910.; Chuckwagons--Montana 1900-1910.
    • Vintage negative number : 248.; Interior of cook tent: stove, cooking utensils, table extended from back of wagon, etc. Munroe, the cook, works with dough; second figure stands to side; third sits on ground.; [Roderick Munroe, cook, Ben Fleming,...
    • 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 Camp near Mission.

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    • Plenty Bird.; Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Indians--Dwellings.; Tipis--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 26
    • Cheyenne Chief Two Moons' Lodge - Lamedeer Agency, Mont.

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    • Two Moons--Dwellings.; Northern Cheyenne Tribe of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Montana--Structures.
    • Vintage negative number : no number.; View of the lodge of Two Moons, Cheyenne chief, including two adult figures and two children. Meat drying on racks.
    • Cheyenne Girls. Sisters.

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Women--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 75, 146, 172
    • 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.
    • Child seated in doorway.

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    • Benches--Montana.
    • Portrait of child, seen through doorway, hands clasped, sitting on bench seat with curved sides .; Eastern Montana.
    • 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.
    • Construction Raynold's Pass to Ennis U.S. [Highway] 287 and 50 [Montana]

    • 1966-06-04
    • Montana. Department of Transportation.; Roads--Design and construction.
    • The collection consists of prints and negatives, black and white, as well as color transparencies taken by Highway Department / Department of Transportation photographers from 1958 to 1998.
    • 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.
    • Covered Wagon Train Jerkline 12 on Old Freight Road.

    • 1883
    • Covered wagons 1883.
    • Vintage negative number : no number.; View of four covered wagons pulled by single team of 12 horses, one ridden by man. Additional wagon and another man on horseback follow.
    • 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.
    • Dr. J.W. Gunn's Office. Hennessy Building, Butte, Mont. July, 1899.

    • 1899
    • Medical offices--Montana--Butte.; Physicians.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative); Man (presumably Doctor J.W. Gunn) and woman seated in office, both writing; furniture in room includes examination chair, desk, and cupboard of drugs and medical equipment.
    • Driveway Along the Yellowstone River, Hayden Valley.

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    • Carriages & coaches 1910-1920.; Hayden Valley--Park County (Wyo.); Yellowstone River Valley--Wyoming.
    • Vintage negative number : 16240.; Carriage and two horses in road beside river, utility poles, flume, buildings and mountains in distance.
    • European Hotel and Cafe in Roy, Montana, 1915.

    • 1915
    • Hotels--Montana--Roy.; Waitresses.; Roy (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative). Waitress, wearing apron, and two other women stand in doorways of two-story, frame, hotel and cafe. Note on back reads, "I waited table here in winter of 1915 & 16 - in Roy, while I was homesteading,...
    • Eve Ranch, Terry, Montana.

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    • Eve Ranch--Montana.; Ranches--Montana.
    • Distant view of Cameron's Pine Creek Ranch at base of hills north of Terry, Montana, 1901-1906; snow in foreground, cattle and rider on horseback visible.; Eastern Montana.
    • Evelyn Cameron kneading bread.

    • 1904-08
    • Cooking (Bread); Kitchens--Montana.; Stoves--Montana.
    • Evelyn Cameron in her kitchen leaning over to knead pan full of bread dough; standing in front of corner cupboard and between a small table and cook stove.
    • Fire Wolf.

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    • Fire Wolf (Cheyenne Indian).; Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Rifles--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 61, no number
    • Flag Ladies at Bonner Interstate Job.

    • 1965-06-24
    • Montana. Department of Transportation.; Roads--Design and construction.
    • The collection consists of prints and negatives, black and white, as well as color transparencies taken by Highway Department / Department of Transportation photographers from 1958 to 1998.
    • Forsyth Bridge from North

    • 1905
    • Forsyth Bridge.; Horseback riding.; Ferries--Montana.; Bridges--Yellowstone River--dedications.; Flags--United States.; Yellowstone River--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 551. View of Yellowstone River bridge decorated with flags. Four mounted men pose in front of bridge. Ferry discernible at side.
    • 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.

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