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    • Book 1 Photograph 54 Closeup of Alex Hundly taken from  Photo 55

    • c. 1920
    • Pioneers;
    • A Tennessee Union veteran, Alexander S. Hundley came to Fort Benton in the 1860's and served as a trapper and freighter. He married widow Mrs. Francoise Gasia and moved to the Countryman area west of Columbus in 1877, where they homesteaded an...
    • Archie Adams photo 1 volume 1

    • Circa 1930
    • Homesteading;
    • An Annin copy of a photograph of Archibald T. Adams, an early homesteader and teacher in the Dean area.
    • Edwin A. Kern

    • c. 1965
    • Ranchers;
    • Close-up of an outdoor photograph of Edwin Kern, son of Joseph and Agnes (Clitty) Kern. Edwin was born in Columbus on July 6, 1908, and after serving three years as a Seabee in the South Pacific during WWII, came home to take over the Kern ranch...
    • Composite of Mr. and Mrs. Cuthbert Chambers

    • c. 1898
    • Homesteading;
    • Composite of Cuthbert and Lucy J. (Cunningham) Chambers. Cuthbert was born in September of 1866 in England; his parents, John Maunsell and Maria Emma (Banks) Chambers, had married in Islington in the second quarter of 1865. In 1869 the Chambers...
    • Composite of the Lafayette Blakley family

    • Unknown
    • Homesteading;
    • Composite of family members photographs presumably put together by James Annin. Includes Lafayette and LaDilla (James) Blakley.
    • Book 1 Photograph 72 Composite of the Hugh S. Campbell family

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    • Homesteading;
    • Composite of Hugh S. Campbell (studio portrait) and Arthur and Mary Irene (Kimball) Campbell. Campbell was born in Richland County, OH, and moved to Montana in 1877, according to the biographical sketch of Jim Annin. He "had places on Flaherty...
    •  Composite of Mr. and Mrs. Simpson Hammond with

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    • Homesteading;
    • Composite of photographs of Simpson and Lucille (Stuck) Hammond. Simpson was born in Clay City, Webster County, Kentucky, on February 23, 1891, the son of William and Rachel Hammond. He filed on a homestead on Upper Grove Creek in 1914 and...
    • Composite of Moses H Bennett family photos

    • Unknown
    • Homesteading;
    • Composite of photographs of the Moses H. Bennett family. Bennett ranched on Upper Rosebud and was later road supervisor and sawmill operator in Carbon County.
    • Composite of Dr. and Mrs. James L. Selkirk

    • c. 1910
    • Ranchers;
    • Composite of studio portraits of James L. and Mary C. (Terwilliger) Selkirk. Originally from Albany, New York, Selkirk trained at Albany Medical College and established a full-time practice and clinic at Voorheesville, New York. He married in...
    •  Composite of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Ellsworth Clark

    • 1930's
    • Homesteading;
    • Composite of studio portraits of Samuel Ellsworth and Margaret (“Maggie”)(Lynch) Clark. Samuel was born on September 10, 1861, at Acton, Marion County, Indiana, the son of Joseph and Eliza (Clark) Clark. Samuel and his brother Thomas Jefferson...
    • Book 1 Photograph 46 The Andrew Espland family

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    • Ranchers;
    • Composite of the Andrew and Anunda Espland family. The son of Sjur Ingmundsen and Guri Andersdatter (Flogstad) Espeland, Espland emigrated from Sauda parish, Rogaland (Stavanger), in 1910, and married Anunda, the daughter of Chris and Elle...
    • Book 1 Photograph 50 Composite of Chris Ostrum family

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    • Homesteading;
    • Composite of the Chris and Elle (Bakke) Ostrum family. Ostrum emigrated from Sauda, Rogaland (Stavanger), Norway, in 1894, returning to Norway in 1900 to marry Elle. He initially homesteaded on Butcher Creek, then expanded his holdings to Red...
    • Book 1 Photograph 56 Composite of the Elmer Johnson family

    • c. 1950
    • Homesteading;
    • Composite of the Elmer Johnson family. Elmer was the son of Magnus and Christene [Hanson] Johnson, Danish immigrants who came from the Castle area (Meagher County) to the Stillwater in 1898 and homesteaded on the East Rosebud. Elmer (b. 1903)...
    • Book 1 Photograph 96 Composite of the G. M. (Mike) Kranz family

    • Unknown
    • Homesteading;
    • Composite of the George Michael Krantzes and their daughter, Jessie. Krantz was born in 1865 in Valley City, Illinois. He moved to Marshall, MO, where he married Stella Yonce, the daughter of John Andrew and Rebecca (Burkes) Yonce, on March 30,...
    • Book 1 Photograph 83 Composite of the Oakley Parker family

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    • Ranchers;
    • Composite of the Oakley Parker family. Parker, born in Alturas, CA, in 1889, was one of the three sons of John R. and Alice (Trumbo) Parker, who had settled on Antelope Creek, c. 1896; he took over that holding from his mother after his father’s...
    • Composite of the John Branger Sr.  family

    • Unknown
    • Homesteading;
    • Composite of two outdoor photographs, which includes John, a native of Spulgen, Switzerland, and Rosina (Trepp) Branger. Lived on the East Rosebud.
    • Book 2 Photo 112 Composite of the Levi P. Yates family

    • varies with photographs
    • Homesteading;
    • Composite of two photographs of the Levi Preston and Laura Wilmouth (Metcalf) Yates family. Levi was born February 9, 1862 in Chillicothe, Livingston County, Missouri, the son of John Charles and Rebecca (Smith) Yates. Levi married Laura, the...
    • Box 3 Photo 260 Composite of Mr. and Mrs. Knute Lien

    • several dates
    • Homesteading;
    • Composite photograph of Knute and Gena (Haaland Beckman) Lien and their homestead. Knute, the son of Gabriel Olsen(1841-1912) and Valborg Østensdtr (Botten)(1952-1921) Hellelien, was born June 19, 1885, in RØldal, Norway, a parish on the extreme...
    • Book 1 Photograph 65 Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Piper

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    • Ranchers;
    • Composite photograph of Lydia (Bowdoin) and Elmer Merich Piper. Piper worked for his brother Lewis until he was able to purchase a ranch of his own from properties once held by the Crow Agency on the East Rosebud.
    • Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Bedford

    • c. 1950
    • Homesteading;
    • Daniel and Edith (Lowe) Bedford outside of cabin. Settled on Fiddler Creek in c. 1893.
    • Book 2 Photo 143 Mrs. Ellen Gum Bowen with Marjorie Shackleford

    • c. 1910
    • Farm life;
    • Ellen Elizabeth Murry, the adopted daughter of Silas Horton and Eliza (Huston) Murry (her biological father was Archibald B. Murry, Silas’s brother), was born on February 18, 1852, in Calhoun County, MI. She married Jacob H. Gum, the son of Jesse...
    • Mr. and Mrs. William Bassett

    • unknown
    • Homesteading;
    • Enlargement of photograph of William D. and Elizabeth Bassett. Ranched and was a blacksmith near Fishtail.
    • Book 1 Photograph 53  The Andrew Herem family

    • circa 1932
    • Homesteading;
    • Family photograph of the Andrew and Hilda (Martinson) Herem family. Herem, the son of Knut and Ragnild (Ostrem) Herem, emigrated from Rogaland (Stavanger), Norway, in 1897, and homesteaded on Beaver Creek in 1911. He married Hilda, the daughter...
    • The Jake Jacobson (Gullick Ravong) family

    • c. 1900
    • Ranchers;
    • Family photograph of the Gullick and Inger (Christensdtr) Ravongs, or the Jake Jacobsen family. Jacobsen was a fisherman in Norway until he came to the United States as a young man. In becoming a naturalized citizen, he changed his name to his...
    • Book 1 Photograph 44 The Charles W. Selleck family

    • circa 1902
    • Homesteading;
    • Family photograph on outside porch of Charles W. and Nellie (Mosier) Selleck. Originally from Michigan, Selleck homesteaded on the East Rosebud two miles north of Roscoe in 1895. Photograph includes his mother, Kate, b. in New York in 1832.
    • The F. Theodore Peterson family

    • c. 1955
    • Ranchers;
    • Family portrait of the Ted and Katie (Selleck) Peterson family. Ted was born on February 12, 1888, near Norway, Michigan, the son of Alexander W. and Sophie (Larsen) Peterson, both Swedish immigrants. When he was still an infant, Ted with his...
    • George Lannen

    • c. 1965
    • Ranchers;
    • George Gregory Lannen was born in Richwoods, MO, on March 18, 1893, the son of John and Mildred (Davis) Lannen. In March of 1912 the Lannen family, including George and his siblings, Ed, Marie, and Catherine, came to Montana. Two other siblings,...
    • Book 1 Photograph 64 The Magnus Johnson family

    • before 1940
    • Ranchers;
    • Group photograph of the Magnus and Christene (Hansen) Johnston family, outside their home on the East Rosebud. Johnson emigrated to White Sulphur Springs (Meagher County) and lived there for ten years before moving to Stillwater County in 1898.
    • The Robert B. Kerr family

    • c. 1898
    • Ranchers;
    • Group photograph of the Robert (“Bob”) G. and Anne Jemima (McNally) Kerr family outside their Rosebud Creek home. Both Bob and Anne were both near Halifax, Nova Scotia: Bob in September of 1855 and Anne on May 23, 1861. Robert emigrated to the...
    • Mr. and Mrs. Lester M. Bassett 50th wedding anniversary

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    • Homesteading;
    • Group portrait of Lester M. and Emma (Hagaman) Bassett with children at the time of the elder Bassetts' 50th wedding anniversary celebration. Ranched out of Fishtail before moving to the Gallatin and Wilsall. Returned to Absarokee, where he did...
    • The K. [Knute] O. Haugan family

    • c. 1915
    • Homesteading;
    • Group portrait of the Knute O. and Laura (Hoyem) Haugan family. Originally from the Oslo, Norway area (according to Jim Annin) or Trondheim (according to Haugan declaration on his marriage license) , Haugan, the son of Ole and Helle (Albertsdtr)...
    • Mr. and Mrs. Helmert Arthun

    • c. 1920
    • Homesteading;
    • Helmert and Matilda (Eike) Arthun with children seated in an open car.
    • Miss Vine Tucker, early teacher

    • c. 1905
    • Teachers;
    • In the original Annin text, Lavinia, or "Vine," was referred to as a teacher as well as a homesteader on the West Rosebud (in Carbon County). She was born c. 1867 in Fall City, Worth County, Missouri, the daughter of Levi and Malinda (Costator)...
    •  John Jay Weikel

    • c.1885
    • Homesteading;
    • John Jay Weikel was born on May 1, 1861, at Elgin, Fayette County, IA, the son of George A. and Phoebe (Schrack) Weikel. By 1880, he had made his way to the Deerlodge, MT, area, and the confluence of Divide Creek and the Big Hole River, where he...
    •  Mr. and Mrs. Lucian Amos Brannon

    • c. 1940
    • Ranchers;
    • Lucian Amos Brannon was born in Clay, Bartholomew County, Indiana, on August 22, 1871, the son of Amos and Sally (Taylor) Brannon. Brannon married Britemarte Dickey, the daughter of James and Wilhemina (Hatton) Dickey on February 22, 1894. ...
    • Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Magee

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    • Ranchers;
    • Marshall O. Magee was born in London, Laurel County, Kentucky, on April 18, 1865, the son of Samuel and Anna (Bush) Magee. According to the Annin account, he moved to the White Sulphur Springs area in 1891, where he worked for the Smith Brothers...
    • Book 1 Photograph 85 The Ross D Pratton family

    • c. 1910
    • Ranchers;
    • Outdoor group portrait of the Pratton and Bran families. Ross D., son of George Decateur Mary (Nixson) Pratton, and Cora Shaw were married in Red Lodge on 11 August 1898. Ross filed on a relinquishment on the Fishtail Butte at Dean in 1896 and...
    • James Benjamin Brown, d. 1918

    • c. 1915
    • Homesteading;
    • Outdoor photo of James Benjamin Brown on horseback. Son of Nancy (George) Brown Morris. Stepfather Robert O. Morris filed first "squatter's" rights on the East Rosebud.
    • Book 1 Photograph 81 Lindsey B. Whitten

    • c. 1918
    • Homesteading;
    • Outdoor photo of Lindsey B. Whitten, the son of homesteader Ira L. Whitten, who had settled on the West Rosebud c. 1896. The elder Whitten, a Maine native, had come into the Musselshell thirty years earlier with his parents. Whitten sold his...
    • The A. C. Anderson home with Bryan Anderson and Peter Flick in front

    • c. 1910
    • Ranchers;
    • Outdoor photograph of [Orville] Bryan Anderson, only child of Arthur C. and Alva J. (Kem) Anderson, and Peter Flick. Born in Johnsville, OH, on October 23, 1874, Arthur C. Anderson, the son of James and Mary Anderson, married Alva 15 April 1894...
    • Book 1 Photograph 80 Adeline A. (Greene) Selkirk

    • c. 1915
    • Ranchers;
    • Outdoor photograph of Adaline Selkirk. Adaline was born in Beloit, WI, on October 8, 1890, and died in California on November 13, 1947. She and her husband had two daughters, Mary Anna and Louise.
    •  Hans and Alfred Marcher

    • Between 1909 and 1918
    • Ranchers;
    • Outdoor photograph of Alfred and his older brother, Hans Peter. Alfred was born at Aaker, Bornholm, Denmark on March 16, 1892, son of Hans Peter Marcher. He immigrated to Stillwater County in 1910 and joined his brother in working for Julius...
    •  Bessie Officer, stepdaughter of Cuthbert Chambe

    • c. 1915
    • Homesteading;
    • Outdoor photograph of Bessie Officer (1893 – 1917), the daughter of John and Lucy J. (Cunningham) Officer. According to the Annin account, Lucy had come to Montana with her parents to marry Officer in 1893; when he died, she went to work as a...
    • Book 1 Photograph 77 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Rumiano

    • c. 1922
    • Farming;
    • Outdoor photograph of Charles Anton and Edna (Lambert) Rumiano, daughter of Charles and Minnie (Law) Lambert. Rumiano, the son of Felice Rumiano, emigrated in 1898 and came to Stillwater County in 1906. He served with the 91st Division in WWI and...
    • Book 1 Photograph 68 Clyde Leaverton with land owner John Rudd

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    • Outdoor photograph of Clyde Dale Leaverton and John Ruud with sheep wagon in background. Originally from Adel, Dallas County, IA, Clyde came to Montana in 1901 with the S. A. Leaverton family and homesteaded on Beaver Creek. Married Minnie Minch...
    • Mr. and Mrs. Emil Bahr

    • c. 1920
    • Homesteading;
    • Outdoor photograph of Emil and Louise (Johnke) Bahr. Bahr homesteaded in Huntley Basin.
    •  Mr. and Mrs. George Creighton and Charles Eckels

    • c. 1900
    • Homesteading;
    • Outdoor photograph of George and Adeline Jane (Eckels) Creighton with Charles Eckels and Joe and Rex Bateman. George was born in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, on February 15, 1877, the son of George and Rose Agnus (O’Reilly) Creighton. The...
    • Book 1 Photograph 92  Mr. and Mrs. Hans Sylten

    • c. 1920
    • Ranchers;
    • Outdoor photograph of Hans and Constance (Grotbo) Sylten. Hans, the son of Hans K. and Nellie (Johnson) Sylten, emigrated to Minneapolis on the Campania, landing June 13, 1896; he then came to Meagher County, where he operated a lumber mill in...
    • Book 1 Photograph 59 J. Harry Wright and John Brown

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    • Homesteading;
    • Outdoor photograph of Harry Wright and John Brown. Wright was born in Maiden Creek, PA, and graduated from Westchester Businss School; he came to Montana in 1899 and worked for his brother Charles (another brother, Fred, was also in the area; ...
    • Book 1 Photograph 84 Henry Reeves

    • c. 1903
    • Pioneers;
    • Outdoor photograph of Henry Reeves, son of William “Bill” Reeves and Rebecca (Countryman) Reeves. Rebecca had married Howard Lambert in 1881 in Custer County; after Lambert’s death she helped her father manage the Old Log Hotel before eventually...
    •  Ivor Kvale

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    • Homesteading;
    • Outdoor photograph of Ivar Kvale, native of Vestre Slidre, Valdres (Oppland), Norway. Kvale was born on July 29, 1884 at Vestre Slidre, the son of Ole Olsen and Marit Iversdtr (Ringshaug) Kvale. His siblings included Marit and Ole (the “Mary” and...
    • Jacob E. Line

    • c. 1920
    • Drugstores;
    • Outdoor photograph of Jacob Line in dowtown Columbus, Montana. Jacob was born at Winchester, Ohio, on January 5, 1865, the son of Reuben and Rebecca Line (also spelled "Lyon"). As a child, Jacob moved with his family to Maryland, where he...
    • Book 1 Photograph 42  Jess Jordan--Mr. and Mrs. Grover Weast

    • before 1917
    • Ranchers
    • Outdoor photograph of Jesse Wychoff Jordan (d. 1917), early Carbon County rancher, standing, and Florence Lucille Jordan and Grover Weast on horseback. Youngest of the Weast Brothers of Red Lodge Creek, Grover married Lucille, daughter of Jesse...
    • Mr. and Mrs. John Coppedge

    • c. 1930
    • Homesteading;
    • Outdoor photograph of John and Helen (Riley Patterson) Coppedge. Coppedge, the son of George T. and Polly Ann (Davis) Coppedge, was born in St. James, Phelps County, MO, and came to the West Rosebud below Fishtail in 1887 to take up a squatter’s...
    • Loren Stewart

    • c.1907
    • Railroad accidents;
    • Outdoor photograph of Loren Stewart on horseback. Present with his mother (Melinda Erb Stewart Hudson) at the 1900 Stillwater (Columbus), Sweetgrass County, census, District 134. Also present were his step-father, Samuel Hudson (the Tri-County...
    • Book 1 Photograph 79 Ralph W. Selkirk

    • c 1920
    • Ranchers;
    • Outdoor photograph of Ralph Selkirk, older son of Dr. James L. and Mary C. (Terwilliger) Selkirk. Selkirk was born in Voorheesville, New York, and moved with his parents, first to Illinois, then to Montana. He graduated from Beloit College,...
    • Book 1 Photograph 58 Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods

    • c. 1935
    • Ranchers;
    • Outdoor photograph of Robert and Josephine (Flanagan) Woods. Woods was born in Beloit, KS, in 1905, and moved to Beaver Creek Bench with his parents, Curtis and Nellie (Smith) Woods in 1913. Operated a small stock farm on the Rosebud south of...
    • Sam Stokke

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    • Outdoor photograph of Samuel "Sam" Stokke standing in yard with trees as background. During WWI served with 41st and 120th Engineers. Married Mildred Reineke (d. 1957) in Billings in 1927. Farmer and barkeeper in Roscoe, Carbon County.
    • The Axel W. Peterson family

    • c. 1920
    • Homesteading;
    • Outdoor photograph of the Axel W. and Ellen Marie (Eddy) Peterson family. Peterson was born in Sweden on November 2, 1873, the son of Peter and Ingrid (Johnson) Peterson. The Petersons emigrated to the Osage (Mitchell County), IA, area where Axel...
    • Book 1 Photograph 89 The Conrad Fox family

    • c. 1905
    • Ranchers;
    • Outdoor photograph of the Conrad and Christine (Hauser) Fox family. According to Annin’s account, Fox was born in 1849 near Badenburg, Germany. After emigration, he lived in the San Francisco, California, area; by the time of the 1880 census of...
    • Book 1 Photograph 90 The John Hagamon [Hagerman] family

    • c. 1910
    • Ranchers;
    • Outdoor photograph of the John and Maria (Bierger) Hagerman family in front of their cabin. Born in Salt County, Wisconsin, John came with his family to the Madison Basin and eventually to the Judith Basin, where he farmed. In 1898, he came to...
    • The Nels Nordahl family

    • c. 1912
    • Homesteading;
    • Outdoor photograph of the Nils Martinus Larsen and Genelle (Iversen) Nordahl family. Nils was born at Selboskas farm, Norddal parish, Mor og Romsdal fylke, Norway, on June 4, 1844, the son of Lars Martinussen and Pernilla Kristine Syversdtr...
    • Book 1 Photograph 62 Mr. and Mrs. Gunder T. Vegge, Bertha and G

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    • Homesteading;
    • Outdoor photograph of Thomas and Christine (Johnson) Vegge and children, Bertha and George. Originally from Sauda, Rogaland (Stavanger), Norway, Gunder emigrated with his brother Torger in 1900. He married Christine, daughter of John R. and Inga...
    •  Mr. and Mrs. Torger ("Tom") Ness

    • c. 1940
    • Homesteading;
    • Outdoor photograph of Torger Torgersen and Lena (Stuhaug) Ness. Torger was born at Næs, Saude, Rogaland (Stavanger), Norway, on October 30, 1889, the son of Torger Sjurson and Lisbeth Samuelsdtr Næs. According to the 1900 Norwegian census,...
    • Book 2 Photo 125 Mr. and Mrs. Lisle Magee

    • c. 1940
    • Ranchers;
    • Outdoor snapshot of Lisle and Blanche E. (Gibson) Magee. Lisle was born on December 24, 1901, at the Magees’ Grove Creek ranch, the son of Marshall and Anna (Mullins) Magee. Lisle’s parents died when he was quite young, Anna in 1903 and Marshall...
    • Book 1 Photograph 48 George Neary

    • c. 1920
    • Homesteading;
    • Outside photograph of George Neary standing beside a draft horse in front of a pole barn. Born in Ohio and a veteran of the Spanish-American war, Neary moved to Montana after the death of his wife. He homesteaded on the East Rosebud in 1903.
    • Book 1 Photograph 78 Mr. and Mrs. George (Ruth) Colwell

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    • Ranchers;
    • Outside photograph of George W. and Ruth (Rupe) Colwell. The Colwells married in Oklahoma in 1907 and came north to the Twin Butte area of Fishtail Creek. After Ruth's death in 1929, George remarried and continued to farm until his death in 1950.
    • Mr. and Mrs. Nels Bjorndal

    • c. 1920
    • Homesteading;
    • Photograph in front of house. Nels and Ella (Eike) Bjorndal homesteaded on Beaver Creek. Bjorndal was a native of Hordaland (Bergen), Norway.
    • Frank Bem

    • c. 1920
    • Homesteading;
    • Photograph of Bem taken outside his cabin at Lodge Pole Creek, where he ranched and was later postmaster.
    • Ray Flanagan and Deane Bell

    • c1905
    • Homesteading;
    • Photograph of Deane Bell and Ray Flanagan on horseback. Ray was the son of Thomas and Mary (Bardot) Flanagan, who settled in the Stillwater in 1891.
    • Mr. and Mrs. Harley Beasley

    • c. 1930
    • Homesteading;
    • Photograph of Harley and Gladys (Kelley) Beasley inside house. Beasley homesteaded three miles northeast of Absarokee.
    • Mr. and Mrs. Henry Bedford

    • c. 1945
    • Homesteading;
    • Photograph of Henry and Daisy (Yonce) Bedford inside house. Henry ranched with his father at Fiddler Creek.
    • Book 1 Photograph 67 Mr. And Mrs. Curtis Woods Bob and Jack

    • c. 1925
    • Homesteading;
    • Photograph of the G. Curtis and Nellie (Smith) Woods family outside log cabin. Woods was born in Dodge City, KS, and moved with his wife and boys (Robert S., John Curtis) to Beaver Creek Flats where they homesteaded in 1913. Raised wheat, cattle,...
    • Chris Carstens

    • c. 1897
    • Hotels;
    • Portion of studio portrait. Carstens emigrated in 1890 when conscription pressure under the regime of Otto von Bismarck was “not too promising.” Carstens moved to Montana from Nebraska in 1893 and lived on a ranch in the upper Grove Creek area...
    •  The Robert Hudson family

    • c. 1905
    • Homesteading;
    • Robert Hudson was born in Oshawa, Ontario, on February 8, 1866, the son of Frederick Breck and Catherine (McDermott) Hudson. He came to south central Montana in 1884 and worked as both a ranchhand and a miner. Beginning in 1888, he worked for J....
    • Mr. and Mrs. Gunder N. Arthun

    • c. 1909
    • Homesteading;
    • Studio photograph of Gunder N. and Jorun Arthun, originally from Saude, Rogaland, Norway. Ranched on Butcher Creek.
    • Wesley G. Beggs

    • c. 1900
    • Homesteading;
    • Studio photograph of Wesley G. Beggs, ranch hand who worked out of his ranch on Flanagan Creek, Sweet Grass County.
    • The Albert P. Johnson family

    • After 1940
    • Ranchers;
    • Studio portrait of Albert Peter and Evelyn A. Hawks and their son, Melvin. Born in a cabin constructed before the Crow Reservation was ceded for homesteading, A. P. or “Pete” farmed with his father, John Johnson, and his older brother, John...
    • Mr. and Mrs. Alfred M. Marcher

    • c. 1944
    • Homesteading;
    • Studio portrait of Alfred Mikkal and Eva Grace (Bennett) Marcher. Marcher was born on March 16, 1892, in Bornholm, Denmark, the son of Hans P. Marcher. He emigrated to Stillwater County in 1910, a year after his older brother, Hans. He worked for...
    • Book 2 Photo 114 Annie Lehner Parsons, state capital celebratio

    • c. 1896
    • Teachers;
    • Studio portrait of Annie Lehner in patriotic garb as a young girl. Annie was born on October 25, 1888, in Helena, MT, the daughter of Casper and Fannie M. Lehrner. Her parents were running a butcher shop at the time of Annie's birth. After...
    • Book 1 Photograph 94 Archibald Harris; A. O. Baldy Anderson

    • c. 1900
    • Ranchers;
    • Studio portrait of Archibald Harris and O. O. or A. O. Anderson (inscription on the back of photo and caption in They Gazed upon the Beartooths differ). From near Hannibal, Missouri, “Archie” Harris came to Montana during his honeymoon in 1889...
    • Mrs. Belle Fisher, daughter of Mrs. James Hyatt

    • c. 1925
    • Ranchers;
    • Studio portrait of Belle Fisher, according to the Annin labeling. Belle was born July 9, 1881, in Brownsville, Atchison County, Missouri, the daughter of Charles and Sarah Emily (Stinson) Grant (Sarah later married James R. Hyatt). She moved...
    • Box 3 Photo 277 Belle Griffith 1906

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    • Teachers;
    • Studio portrait of Belle V. Griffith, early school teacher in the Columbus and Big Timber areas. Born May 17, 1882, in Steel City, NE, according to her marriage license and death certificate, she was the daughter of Josiah and Matilda (Boyd)...
    •  Mr. and Mrs. Charles Eckels

    • c. 1919
    • Homesteading;
    • Studio portrait of Charles Elmer and Anita (Beers) Eckels. Charles was born on February 5, 1878, in Seymour, Wayne County, IA, the son of Francis and Armina (Johnson) Eckels. Francis, or Frank, was from what became West Virginia and Armina from...
    • Book 1 Photograph 66 Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Smith;  Lucille Snyder

    • c. 1906
    • Homesteading;
    • Studio portrait of Clarence Neal and Emma (Mason) Smith and their daughter, Lucille. Clarence was born in Union Township, Van Buren County, IA, in April of 1892 and came to Stillwater County sometime before 1900. He married Emma, the daughter of...
    • Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Barron

    • c. 1915
    • Homesteading;
    • Studio portrait of Dennis and Irma (Kemph) Barron. Ranched with brothers along the Stillwater and the Spring area.
    •  Dominick E. Rosner  ('Don')

    • c. 1890
    • Homesteading;
    • Studio portrait of Dominick “Don” Rosner. Rosner was born July 30, 1860, in Bridgeport Connecticut; as a young man he attended a trade school to complete his associate’s degree in architecture. After moving to Urbana, OH, he met the Hedges...
    • Mrs. James Benjamin Brown

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    • Homesteading;
    • Studio portrait of Ella (Holbrook) Brown, 1874-1957, wife of James Benjamin Brown. First teacher in the Roscoe area, c. 1897.
    • Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jay

    • c. 1907
    • Restaurants;
    • Studio portrait of Frank and Anna (Oetjegerdes) Jay. Jay was born at Prophet’s Town, Whiteside County, near Chicago, Illinois, on May 17, 1861, the son of Orson W. and Mary (Jillson) Jay. When a small boy, he moved with his family to Denver, CO,...
    • Book 1 Photograph 52 Vegge brothers

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    • Homesteading;
    • Studio portrait of Gunder, John, and Thomas Vegge, with Gunder's wife, Christina, the daughter of John R. and Inga C. (Sondeno) Johnson. Emigrating from Rogaland (Stavanger), Norway, the Vegge brothers homesteaded on the Stillwater (Thomas), the...
    •  Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Jewett

    • c. 1915
    • Homesteading;
    • Studio portrait of H.C. and Phoebe Ellen (Masoner) Jewett. H. C., or “Clayt” as his friends called him, was born June 4, 1858, in Waterloo, Indiana, the son of I. G. and Mary Minerva (Nevins) Jewett. He married Phoebe Ella Masoner, the daughter...
    •  Mr. and Mrs. Herman Keller

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    • Studio portrait of Herman Perkins and Daisy O. (Yonce) Keller. Herman was born on October 14, 1892, in Rainey, MO, the son of Samuel Casper and Eliza Jane (Pace) Keller. The Kellers came to Montana in 1910 and lived near Red Lodge until Samuel...
    • Book 1 Photograph 74 Jack Pearson

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    • Studio portrait of Jack Pearson, son of William and Mahalia (Martin) Pearson (born in Alabama and Virginia respectively). According to Annin’s sketch, Pearson’s family came West after the Civil War because they could not “get adjusted to the...

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