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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.
    • [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
    • 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.
    • 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 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.
    • 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, 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • Fire Wolf.

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    • Fire Wolf (Cheyenne Indian).; Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Rifles--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 61, no number
    • 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.
    • G.R.M. Stritzel Residence, Polson, Mont.

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    • Stritzel, G. R. M.--dwellings.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative). View of three-story, gabled frame home. Bay windows and balustrades along two balconies and wide porch are visible.
    • Gardiner Mont. Coaches and Electric pk in distance.

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    • Electric Peak--Yellowstone National Park.; Railroad Stations--Gardiner (Mont.); Stagecoaches.
    • Vintage negative number : 428. View of two horse-drawn coaches beside railroad car. Several figures stand on landing. Snow-capped Electric Peak in background.
    • Gibbon Falls. YNP.

    • 1882
    • Gibbon Falls (Wyo.)
    • Vintage negative number : 1260 ; 12908. Man standing in shadows on shore of river at foot of falls.
    • 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.
    • Hat X Cow Camp, Timber Creek.

    • 1902
    • Wells family.; Hat X Ranch.; Farmhouses--Montana.; Seesaws--Montana.; Swings--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : no number. View of log house with sod roof. Hugh Wells and family stand in front with unidentified ranch hand. Child's swing hangs from porch timbers; teeter-totter in front. Various utensils visible.
    • 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...
    • Indian Camp.

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    • Indians of North America--Montana.; Sweatbaths--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • 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)
    • 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...
    • Inside the Cash Grocery Store. Main Street, Deer Lodge, Montana.

    • 1907
    • Grocery trade--Montana--Deer Lodge.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative). Owner (Jensen, at left) and clerks assist patrons in grocery store. Shelves are lined with canned goods, glass cases are filled with food and cigars; artfully arranged boxes and stamped tin ceiling...
    • 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...
    • Interior views of First National Bank, Glasgow, Montana.

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    • Banks and banking--Montana--Glasgow.; Offices--Montana--Glasgow.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives). Views of interior of First National Bank in Glasgow, including office equipment, teller cages, furniture, and men at work.
    • Interior views of First National Bank, Glasgow, Montana.

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    • Banks and banking--Montana--Glasgow.; Offices--Montana--Glasgow.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives). Views of interior of First National Bank in Glasgow, including office equipment, teller cages, furniture, and men at work.
    • Interior views of First National Bank, Glasgow, Montana.

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    • Banks and banking--Montana--Glasgow.; Offices--Montana--Glasgow.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives). Views of interior of First National Bank in Glasgow, including office equipment, teller cages, furniture, and men at work.
    • Interior views of First National Bank, Glasgow, Montana.

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    • Banks and banking--Montana--Glasgow.; Offices--Montana--Glasgow.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives). Views of interior of First National Bank in Glasgow, including office equipment, teller cages, furniture, and men at work.
    • Killing of a buffalo.

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    • American bison--Montana.; Animal carcasses--Montana.; American bison hunting--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Lame Deer Agency.

    • 1904
    • Log buildings--Montana.; Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation (Mont.); Lame Deer (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : 8
    • Line Camp. LO Bull Camp between Pumpkin Creek & Mizpah.

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    • LO Ranch--Montana.; Cowboys--horsemanship--group portraits.; Line camps--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no numbers). Log and earth cabin. Two cowboys and their horses. Wagon to side; utensils discernible.
    • 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 Falls from Red Rock - winter. YNP. January, 1887.

    • 1887
    • Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River (Wyo.)--Winter.
    • Vintage negative number : 2677A; 10630; 2677B; 3526; 10631. Man on snowshoes looking toward the falls and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone in the distance.
    • Lower Falls from Red Rock, 308 Ft. Upright.

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    • Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River (Wyo.); Yellowstone National Park.
    • Vintage negative number : 16253A. Looking up the Yellowstone River canyon towards the Lower Falls.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Mex John Making Pies.

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    • Mexican John.; Chuckwagons--Montana 1880-1900.; Cowboys--Montana 1880-1900.; XIT Ranch (Tex.)
    • Vintage negative number : no number. Close-up view of XIT cook leaning over table extending from rear of wagon. There are pies, kitchen utensils, cookbook and clock on table.

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