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    • Beidler, John X.

    • 1875
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. United States marshals--Montana. Vigilance committees--Montana.
    • Deputy United States Marshall and vigilante during Bannack, Virginia City, and Helena, hangings of the 1860s. Native of Mount Airy, PA. See X. Beidler: Vigilante by Fitzgerald & Bertsche. See X. Beidler Battled Indians, Billings Gazette,...
    • Portrait of Two Crow Indian Women

    • 1880
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    • Two unidentified Crow Indian women studio portrait. A Finch photo (Finch was a very early Billings photographer). Back is stamped Yellowstone Historical Society. This is one of the photos brought back from Hans Plattner of Switzerland and donated...
    • Portrait of Crow Indian Family

    • 1880
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    • Unidentified Crow Indian family studio portrait. A Finch photo (Finch was a very early Billings photographer). Back is stamped Yellowstone Historical Society. This is one of several photos donated by Dr. Hans Plattner of Chur, Switzerland to...
    • Portrait of Two Crow Indian Women

    • 1880
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    • Two unidentified Crow Indian women studio portrait. A Finch photo (Finch was a very early Billings photographer). Back is stamped Yellowstone Historical Society. This is one of the photos brought back from Hans Plattner of Switzerland and donated...
    • Portrait of Crow Indian Family

    • 1880
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    • Unidentified Crow Indian family studio portrait. A Finch photo (Finch was a very early Billings photographer). Back is stamped Yellowstone Historical Society. This is one of several photos donated by Dr. Hans Plattner of Chur, Switzerland to...
    • Old Coyote

    • 1883
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    • Portrait of the young Crow Old Coyote, as identified by Holds the Enemy. Photo by Frank Jay Haynes. 1883. See The Way of the Warrior: Stories of the Crow People by Phenocia Bauerle (Editor) , Henry Old Coyote (Translator) , Barney Old Coyote Jr.
    • Old Coyote

    • 1883
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    • Portrait of the young Crow Old Coyote, as identified by Holds the Enemy. Photo by Frank Jay Haynes. 1883. See The Way of the Warrior: Stories of the Crow People by Phenocia Bauerle (Editor) , Henry Old Coyote (Translator) , Barney Old Coyote Jr.
    • Burns, Denny  (Byrne, Dennis)

    • 1885
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Byrne, Dennis. Indians of North America--Wars--1866-1895.Indians of North America Wars Montana. Medal of Honor. Fort Custer (Mont.) United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 5th (1815-1957)
    • Fort Custer - A Dennis Byrne of Ireland is listed as a soldier at Fort Custer at 1877-1880. He was 45 at the time (1880) and had served in the 5th infantry. Also spelled Denis Bryne. Byrne received the prestigious Medal of Honor for...
    • Allen, Dr. William Alonzo

    • 1885
    • Allen, Dr. W.A.; Allen, William Alonzo; Allen, Marie Finkelnburg; Finkelnburg, Marie Francesco; Finkelnburg, August; Buesch, Mary; Huston, Josephine; Allen, William Orwin; Delfoss, Matilda; Allen, Maurine; Yager, Lelah; Allen, Lelah Corrine; Allen,...
    • Photo portrait of Dr. William Alonzo Allen. Photo appears to be circa 1885.
    • Bean, Jordan Neil

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Bridger (Mont.) Indians of North America--Wars--Veterans Indians of North America--Wars--Utah. Ranchers--Montana.
    • Jordan Bean of Bridger who died in September of 1948. Survivor of Little Castle Valley Fight of June 15, 1881 (near Moab, Utah). He was shot in the temple and played dead. Colorado Historical Society has Jordan Bean's account of battle - The...
    • Keiser, Henry

    • 1890
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Crow Indians. Trappers. Carrie Medicine Singer. Dwyer, Julia.
    • Henry Keiser was born in 1849. Came to the Second Crow Agency near Absarokee as a trapper. Married into the Crow Tribe. Married in December, 1882, to Carrie Medicine Singer (or Carrie Spies on the Enemy). Carrie died on December 17, 1922. At...
    • Young Crow Indian Couple

    • 1893
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    • 1893 studio portrait of young Crow Indian couple. On back identified as: S/SSgt Old Coyote and wife (Medicine). Medicine remarried to Ties His Knee or Shot in the Nose. Photo by Frank J. Haynes
    • Crow Indians on a Train (2)

    • 1893
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    • Copy of original photo card - see BPL 2013.01.469a. This is one of several photos donated by Dr. Hans Plattner of Chur, Switzerland to the Yellowstone Historical Society, which donated a print to the Billings Public Library. In 1958, Dr. Hans...
    • Crow Indians on a Train

    • 1893
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    • Original photo card of a group of Crow Indians in an empty train car. Handwritten note on back reads: Method of traveling by the Indians between Billings and Joliet when they were camping? (word illegible) in an empty coal car on the Billings to...
    • Crow Indians on a Train

    • 1893
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    • Original photo card of a group of Crow Indians in an empty train car. Handwritten note on back reads: Method of traveling by the Indians between Billings and Joliet when they were camping? (word illegible) in an empty coal car on the Billings to...
    • Crow Indians on a Train (2)

    • 1893
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    • Copy of original photo card - see BPL 2013.01.469a. This is one of several photos donated by Dr. Hans Plattner of Chur, Switzerland to the Yellowstone Historical Society, which donated a print to the Billings Public Library. In 1958, Dr. Hans...
    • Young Crow Indian Couple

    • 1893
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    • 1893 studio portrait of young Crow Indian couple. On back identified as: S/SSgt Old Coyote and wife (Medicine). Medicine remarried to Ties His Knee or Shot in the Nose. Photo by Frank J. Haynes.
    • Crow Indian with Horse

    • 1895
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    • Crow man with saddled horse and mule with travois, tipis, lodge poles, and a dog.
    • Crow Indian with Horse

    • 1895
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    • Crow man with saddled horse and mule with travois, tipis, lodge poles, and a dog.
    • Bird Shirt

    • 1898
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    • Portrait of Crow Indian, Bird Shirt. Smithsonian Negative 56299, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution. Listed at the Smithsonian under Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s. ...
    • Crow Indian mother with papoose

    • 1898
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    • Black and white postcard photo of Crow Indian mother, with papoose. Identified as a Fred E. Miller photo Smithsonian Institution Notes: Fred E. Miller (1868-1936) accepted a position in 1898 as a clerk for the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the...
    • Bull That Don't Fall Down

    • 1898
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    • Portrait of the Crow Indian, Bull That Don't Fall Down, from the Mickey Old Coyote collection. See Apsaalooka: The Crow Nation Then and Now by Helene Smith and Mickey Old Coyote.
    • Bull That Don't Fall Down

    • 1898
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    • Portrait of the Crow Indian, Bull That Don't Fall Down, from the Mickey Old Coyote collection. See Apsaalooka: The Crow Nation Then and Now by Helene Smith and Mickey Old Coyote.
    • Crow Indian mother with papoose

    • 1898
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    • Black and white postcard photo of Crow Indian mother, with papoose. Identified as a Fred E. Miller photo Smithsonian Institution Notes: Fred E. Miller (1868-1936) accepted a position in 1898 as a clerk for the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the...
    • Young Indian Men Preparing for a Foot Race

    • 1898
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    • Young Indian men ready to run foot race at the race track / rodeo grounds, Billings, near present day North Park. Back is stamped Yellowstone Historical Society. This is one of the photos brought back from Hans Plattner of Switzerland and...
    • Bird Shirt

    • 1898
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    • Portrait of Crow Indian, Bird Shirt. Smithsonian Negative 56299, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution. Listed at the Smithsonian under Glass Negatives of Indians (Collected by the Bureau of American Ethnology) 1850s-1930s. ...
    • Young Indian Men Preparing for a Foot Race

    • 1898
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    • Young Indian men ready to run foot race at the race track / rodeo grounds, Billings, near present day North Park. Back is stamped Yellowstone Historical Society. This is one of the photos brought back from Hans Plattner of Switzerland and...
    • Crow Indians at the Rodeo Grounds (2)

    • 1898
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    • Crow Indians at rodeo grounds, Billings. A camp at the old fairground site where current North Park is. See BPL 2013.01.497 for the same camp. This is one of the photos brought back from Hans Plattner of Switzerland and donated to the...
    • Crow Indians at the Rodeo Grounds

    • 1898
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    • Crow Indians at rodeo grounds. Billings. A camp at the old fairground site where current North Park is. See BPL 2013.01.498 for the same camp. This is one of the photos brought back from Hans Plattner of Switzerland and donated to the...
    • Crow Indians at the Rodeo Grounds

    • 1898
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    • Crow Indians at rodeo grounds. Billings. A camp at the old fairground site where current North Park is. See BPL 2013.01.498 for the same camp. This is one of the photos brought back from Hans Plattner of Switzerland and donated to the...
    • Crow Indians at the Rodeo Grounds (2)

    • 1898
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    • Crow Indians at rodeo grounds, Billings. A camp at the old fairground site where current North Park is. See BPL 2013.01.497 for the same camp. This is one of the photos brought back from Hans Plattner of Switzerland and donated to the...
    • Plain Owl

    • 1898
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    • Crow Indian Portrait of Plain Owl. A Fred Miller photo. (from Mickey Old Coyote collection). Wearing long head dress; standing by tipi;
    • Crow Indian Family

    • 1898
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    • Crow Indian family by tipi identified as Curley, his wife, Takes a Shield, and child Dora Curley (George Old Elk's mother). Smithsonian has the date as 1897, a year before Miller begins work at Crow Agency. Listed on the original print at the...
    • Plain Owl

    • 1898
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    • Crow Indian Portrait of Plain Owl. A Fred Miller photo. (from Mickey Old Coyote collection). Wearing long head dress; standing by tipi.
    • Crow Indian Family

    • 1898
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    • Crow Indian family by tipi identified as Curley, his wife, Takes a Shield, and child Dora Curley (George Old Elk's mother). Smithsonian has the date as 1897, a year before Miller begins work at Crow Agency. Listed on the original print at the...
    • Chief Plenty Coups

    • 1900
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    • Portrait of Crow Indian Chief Plenty Coups, circa 1900. A head shot of him in head dress. See Plenty-coups: Chief of the Crows by Frank B. Lindeman, with forward from Barney Old Coyote Jr., Phenocia Bauerle and Timothy P. McCleary, 2002. ...
    • Chief Plenty Coups

    • 1900
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    • Portrait of Crow Indian Chief Plenty Coups, circa 1900. A head shot of him in head dress. See Plenty-coups: Chief of the Crows by Frank B. Lindeman, with forward from Barney Old Coyote Jr., Phenocia Bauerle and Timothy P. McCleary, 2002. ...
    • Crow Indian Men in Full Warrior Outfits

    • 1907
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    • Crow men in full warrior regalia returning to camp on Pryor Creek through Pryor Gap. Photo by Richard Throssel, 1907. See Crow Indian Photographer: The Work of Richard Throssel by Peggy Albright (Author) , Joanna Cohan Scherer (Foreword) , Jr....
    • Crow Indian Men in Full Warrior Outfits

    • 1907
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    • Crow men in full warrior regalia returning to camp on Pryor Creek through Pryor Gap. Photo by Richard Throssel, 1907. See Crow Indian Photographer: The Work of Richard Throssel by Peggy Albright (Author) , Joanna Cohan Scherer (Foreword) , Jr....
    • Portrait of Hunts The Enemy

    • 1908
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    • Crow portrait of Hunts The Enemy taken by Edward S. Curtis and found in The North American, Volume 4, page 58. See Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan.
    • Uncle Billy / Crooked Nose

    • 1908
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Hamilton Wm. T. Bridger, Jim, 1804-1881. Bozeman, John, 1835-1867. Authors. Trappers--West (U.S.)
    • William T. 'Billy' Hamilton in the photo. See Billings Developing Historical Library, Billings Gazette, June 30, 1927. Crow Indians.
    • Portrait of Hunts The Enemy

    • 1908
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    • Crow portrait of Hunts The Enemy taken by Edward S. Curtis and found in The North American, Volume 4, page 58. See Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan.
    • Indian men Dancing

    • 1910
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    • Indian men dancing while others, including non-Indian cowboys, sit on horses watching. Tribe identified as Northern Cheyenne.
    • Indian Men Dancing

    • 1910
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    • Indian men dancing while others, including non-Indian cowboys, sit on horses watching. Tribe identified as Northern Cheyenne.
    • Bird-in-the-Ground

    • 1913
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    • Black and white postcard photo of Bird-in-the-Ground (Crow) riding the spinning broncho (sic), Miles City Roundup,1913. Copyright sign is Schlichling Studio. Photographer with box camera identified as 'Dare Devil Kimball.' Postcard was sent to...
    • Bird-in-the-Ground

    • 1913
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    • Black and white postcard photo of Bird-in-the-Ground (Crow) riding the spinning broncho (sic), Miles City Roundup,1913. Copyright sign is Schlichling Studio. Photographer with box camera identified as 'Dare Devil Kimball.' Postcard was sent to...
    • Crow Indian on Horseback

    • 1915
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    • Young Crow Indian man in parade at Billings, Montana. Photo by C.T. Steeb.
    • Crow Indian on Horseback

    • 1915
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    • Young Crow Indian man in parade at Billings, Montana. Photo by C.T. Steeb.
    • Soldiers and Indians

    • 1918
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    • Soldiers standing (possibly WW1) and unidentified Indians on horseback. An unusual flag with E Pluribus Unum, the great seal with eagle, and stripes is being flown.
    • Soldiers and Indians

    • 1918
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    • Soldiers standing (possibly WW1) and unidentified Indians on horseback. An unusual flag with E Pluribus Unum, the great seal with eagle, and stripes is being flown.
    • Dunne, E.W. (Edward)

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Indians of North America--Wars--Veterans. Fort Keogh (Mont.) Huntley (Mont.) Knights of Pythias. Hoskins and McGirl. Postmasters--Montana--Billings. Mountview Cemetery (Billings, Mont.).
    • Born in Cincinnati, Ohio. Indian War veteran, who helped construct Ft Keogh at Miles City. Homsteaded near Huntley in 1878. Worked for Hoskins and McGirl. See History of Montana by Miller. See Montana Monographs by O'Donnell. Married Anna...
    • Allen, Dr. William Alonzo

    • 1920
    • Allen, Dr. W.A.; Allen, William Alonzo; Allen, Marie Finkelnburg; Finkelnburg, Marie Francesco; Finkelnburg, August; Buesch, Mary; Huston, Josephine; Allen, William Orwin; Delfoss, Matilda; Allen, Maurine; Yager, Lelah; Allen, Lelah Corrine; Allen,...
    • Photo of Dr. William Alonzo Allen. Photo appears to be circa 1920.
    • Frith, Henry A.

    • 1920
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County. Indians of North America--Wars--Veterans. Ranchers--Montana. Sheep--Montana. Society of Montana Pioneers. Lawyers--Montana.
    • Born in Edinburgh, Scotland. Arrived in Montana in June, 1877 as a soldier at Tongue River Cantonment. A rancher, Indian war veteran, sheep herder, and lawyer. Long serving member of the Pioneers' society for Eastern Montana (starting in at...
    • Frith, Henry A.

    • 1922
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Huntley (Mont.) Lawyers--Montana. Ranchers--Montana. Indians of North America--Wars--Veterans. Miles, Nelson Appleton, 1839-1925.
    • Born in Edinburgh Scotland on April 13, 1847. Early settler in Yellowstone County was a soldier, miner, rancher, Indian trader and lawyer. Served under General Nelson Miles in 1877-78. Ranched at Huntley Project. See History of Montana by...
    • Chief Plenty Coups (2)

    • 1925
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    • Crow Chief Plenty Coups, circa 1925. On back identified as Chief Plenty Coups, Chief of the Crows. Taken at site of Fort Custer when monument was dedicated. Plenty Coups (otherwise known as Aleek-chea-ahoosh) (1848 ? 1932) was a Crow chief and...
    • Chief Plenty Coups (2)

    • 1925
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    • Crow Chief Plenty Coups, circa 1925. On back identified as Chief Plenty Coups, Chief of the Crows. Taken at site of Fort Custer when monument was dedicated. Plenty Coups (otherwise known as Aleek-chea-ahoosh) (1848 � 1932) was a Crow chief and...
    • Lobdell, Mrs. H. C.

    • 1935
    • Pioneers--Montana--Yellowstone County--Billings. Crow Indians. Lobdell, Nellie Reed.
    • Born about 1887. A member of the Crow Tribe (1906 Tribal roll - Kite (Crow)). Nellie Reed Lobdell was married to Harry C. Lobdell, until his death in 1942. Harry was 18 years older. She married at age 18 years. She remarries and becomes Mrs....
    • Crow Indians on Horseback (2)

    • 1935
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    • Crow Indians of Montana. K.F. Roahen photo of several men in full warrior dress ready for a parade.
    • Crow Indians on Horseback

    • 1935
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    • Crow Indians of Montana. K.F. Roahen photo of several men in full warrior dress ready for a parade.
    • Crow Indians on Horseback

    • 1935
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    • Crow Indians of Montana. K.F. Roahen photo of several men in full warrior dress ready for a parade.
    • Crow Indians on Horseback (2)

    • 1935
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    • Crow Indians of Montana. K.F. Roahen photo of several men in full warrior dress ready for a parade.
    • Allen, Dr. William Alonzo, bio

    • 1936-06-25
    • Allen, Dr. W.A.; Allen, William Alonzo; Allen, Marie Finkelnburg; Finkelnburg, Marie Francesco; Finkelnburg, August; Buesch, Mary; Huston, Josephine; Allen, William Orwin; Delfoss, Matilda; Allen, Maurine; Yager, Lelah; Allen, Lelah Corrine; Allen,...
    • Biographical facts for Dr. William Alonzo Allen including parents' names, names of wife and children and route travelled to Montana. Document dated June 25, 1936.
    • Wilson, Charles, (Smokey), article

    • 1936-07-21
    • Wilson, Charles; Smokey; Smoky; Crow Agency; Reynolds, S.G.; Howell, Lewis M.; Howell, Bud; E.O. Standard; Story, Nelson; Scott, Hugh L.; Sorrel Horse; Dixon, Joseph M.; Wilson, John E.; Billings, MT; Pioneers
    • Newspaper article with biographical information including name of child and route travelled to Montana. Article published in the Billings Gazette on July 21, 1936.
    • Crow Indian Sun dance

    • 1941
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    • Crow Indian Sun dance, 1941. First Sun dance held by Crows in about 60 years. K.F. Roahen photo.
    • Crow Indian Sun dance

    • 1941
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    • Crow Indian Sun dance, 1941. First Sun dance held by Crows in about 60 years. K.F. Roahen photo.

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