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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.
    • [Band of sheep, Square Butte Ranch].

    • 1912-10-15
    • Square Butte Ranch (Mont.); Sheep--Montana.; Ranches--Montana.; Barns--Montana.; Stacks (Hay, grain, etc.)--Montana.
    • Large band of sheep in front of barn and stockade, Square Butte Ranch. Men standing near tall haystack. Bluffs in distant background.
    • [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.
    • [Charles Clement and dogs].

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    • Clement, Charles.; Dogs--Montana.; Men's clothing--Montana.
    • Charles Clement, former XIT cowboy, wearing kerchief and standing outside surrounded by five dogs.
    • [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.
    • [Crow Indians Putting Up Ice]

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    • Ice industry--Montana.; Crow Indians--Montana.
    • Ice detail, Crow Indians putting up ice ca. 1905; ice house in background. Crew of 10 Indian men, lined up in front of building, wearing work clothes and hats, several hold hooks and bars for handling ice.
    • [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.
    • [Goshawk perched on Ewen Cameron's glove].

    • 1907-04
    • Cameron, Ewen S. (Ewen Somerled), 1854-1914.; Goshawk--Montana.; Men's clothing--Montana.
    • Ewen Cameron with goshawk perched on his glove at Farnum Ranch. Cameron wears herringbone cap, checked jacket, and leather gloves.
    • [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.
    • [Margaret Williams with book].

    • 1910-12-14
    • Williams, Margaret.; Reading--Montana.; Living rooms--Montana.
    • Portrait of Mrs. O.R. Williams (Margaret) seated in parlor with the Thomas W. Lawson book Friday the Thirteenth. Kerosene lamp and stack of newspapers on table next to her.
    • [Military parade, Custer Battlefield].

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    • Anniversaries--Montana.; United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th.; Parades--Montana.; Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876--Centennial celebrations, etc.; Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Plains Cree family taken near Butte, 1906.]

    • 1906
    • Cree Indians--Montana--Butte.
    • Portrait of Cree Indian women and children standing in front of shelter and tipi. Children wear beaded moccasins, girl wears necklace, boy wears decorative leggings.; Smallboy family, Cree, Butte area, Montana. Back row, l-r: Mary Smallboy; Marie...
    • [Ranch building, Circle Bar Ranch].

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    • Circle Bar Ranch.; Cold Springs Ranch (Mont.); Ranches--Montana.; Log buildings--Montana.; Fortification--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [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.
    • [Sergeant Butler's marker].

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    • Custer National Cemetery (Mont.); Sepulchral monuments--Montana.; Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [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.
    • [White Bull interview].

    • 1901
    • Rowland, William.; White Bull, Joseph, 1849-1947.; Wheeler, Olin D. (Olin Dunbar), 1852-1925.; Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Interviews--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 38
    • [Wolfer, rear view of cart].

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    • Wolf hunting--Montana.; Wagons--Montana.; Dogs--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [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...
    • [XIT cowboys holding copies of Bystander].

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    • McMakin, L. D.; Thompson, Ed.; Weisner, Ed.; XIT Ranch.; Cowboys--Montana.
    • XIT hands holding copies of Bystander by tent over wagon. Group includes Ed Thompson, L. D. McMakin, and Ed Weisner.
    • 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)
    • 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.
    • Branding a calf.

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    • Iowa and Montana Livestock Company.; Cattle branding--Montana; Cattle--Marking--Montana.; Cattle brands--Montana.; Cowboys--Montana.
    • Used in the series 'The Spring Round-up on the Great Stock Ranges of Eastern Montana.'; Vintage negative number : 11, 18, 32
    • 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.
    • Cathodes going into rinse.

    • 1942; 1943; 1944
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company.; Copper mines and mining--Montana.; Copper smelting--Montana.; Zinc smelting--Montana.; Electrometallurgy--Montana.; Labor-management committees--Montana.; World War, 1939-1945--War work.; Butte (Mont.); Great Falls...
    • This collection contains photographs taken for the publication Copper Commando from 1942-1945 (bulk 1942-1943). It includes images taken by Robert I. Nesmith during his tenure as chief photographer. These images document the day-to-day operations...
    • 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 Crossing Powder River - Old N- Crossing.

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    • Fords (Stream crossings)--Montana.; Cattle herding--Montana.; Cowboys--Montana.; Cattle--Montana.; Ranches--Montana.; N Bar Ranch (Mont.); Powder River (Wyo. and Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Cattle Crossing Powder River. Old N- Crossing.

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    • Fords (Stream crossings)--Montana.; Cattle herding--Montana.; Cowboys--Montana.; Cattle--Montana.; Ranches--Montana.; N Bar Ranch (Mont.); Powder River (Wyo. and Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : 114C
    • 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,...
    • Cattle Roundup. Roping Calves.

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    • Cattle branding--Montana; Calf roping--Montana.; Cattle--Marking--Montana.; Cattle--Montana.; Cowboys--Montana.; Horsemanship--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 207, 209N, 211, 213, 214, 217, 223, no number
    • Cattle Roundup. Roping Calves.

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    • Cattle branding--Montana; Calf roping--Montana.; Cattle--Marking--Montana.; Cattle--Montana.; Cowboys--Montana.; Horsemanship--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 207, 209N, 211, 213, 214, 217, 223, no number
    • Central Rock Drill Repair Shop (Frances Dowling placing a repaired machine in a rack)

    • 1942; 1943; 1944
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company.; Copper mines and mining--Montana.; Copper smelting--Montana.; Zinc smelting--Montana.; Electrometallurgy--Montana.; Labor-management committees--Montana.; World War, 1939-1945--War work.; Butte (Mont.); Great Falls...
    • This collection contains photographs taken for the publication Copper Commando from 1942-1945 (bulk 1942-1943). It includes images taken by Robert I. Nesmith during his tenure as chief photographer. These images document the day-to-day operations...
    • Charles M. Russell twirling rope in front of his log cabin studio.

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    • Russell, Charles M. (Charles Marion), 1864-1926.; Russell, Nancy Cooper, -1940.; Art, American--Montana.; Ethnic costume.; Indians of North America.; Women--Montana.; Great Falls (Mont.)
    • Charles M. Russell at Great Falls studio, throwing a rope.
    • 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 Girls. Sisters.

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Women--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 75, 146, 172
    • Chief Kenewash

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    • Kennewash, Peter; Cree Indians--Montana.
    • Head to waist portrait of Native American man with braided hair, wearing kerchief at neck and beaded belt at waist. This is probably a portrait of Peter Kennewash, Cree Indian from Rocky Boy Reservation in Montana. Stamp on verso of card indicates...
    • 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.
    • Coming to work and stack

    • 1942; 1943; 1944
    • Anaconda Copper Mining Company.; Copper mines and mining--Montana.; Copper smelting--Montana.; Zinc smelting--Montana.; Electrometallurgy--Montana.; Labor-management committees--Montana.; World War, 1939-1945--War work.; Butte (Mont.); Great Falls...
    • This collection contains photographs taken for the publication Copper Commando from 1942-1945 (bulk 1942-1943). It includes images taken by Robert I. Nesmith during his tenure as chief photographer. These images document the day-to-day operations...
    • 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.
    • 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.

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