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    • Portrait of older woman.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver showing oval image. Portrait of older woman wearing patterned dress with collar and belt, seated in chair clasping her hands on lap.
    • Portrait of woman and two children.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass and decorated preserver. Mat reads: "Holmes Booth & Hayden's superfine/Waterbury Conn. No. 32" Portrait of woman seated with one child on her lap and the other standing beside her.
    • [Montana Chien].

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    • Chien, Montana.; Indians--Mixed descent.; Crow Indians--Montana.
    • Head and shoulders studio portrait of Montana Chien, aka Montana Shane, daughter of French Canadian interpreter Pierre Chien and Crow Indian Bear-in-the-Woods. She wears braided hair, a cloth dress, a blanket, earrings, and a necklace.Vintage...
    • Portrait of Samantha Gates Barber.

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    • Barber, Samantha, 1830-1899.
    • Cardboard over wood case embossed with image of man with U.S. flag in gold, similar to Rinhart #66, circa 1862. Has preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of Samantha Gates Barber holding cased image in her clasped hands.
    • Group portrait of seven men.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver. Mat reads: "Scovill Mfg. Co. superior/Waterbury Conn. No. 251" Portrait of four men seated with three men standing behind them; many of the men have beards or mustaches and all are dressed in...
    • Portrait of man and woman.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated scalloped preserver. Upper body portrait of man and woman seated together; woman wearing shawl, hands clasped in her lap; man wears beard and glasses..
    • Thomas Conrad.

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    • Conrad, Thomas, 1821-1880.
    • Hinged leather case embossed with scrolls and leaves around quatrefoil design. Small piece of paper inside case with identification in ink.; Upper body portrait of bearded Thomas Conrad, in his wife's room.
    • Portrait of child seated in chair.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver showing oval image. Mat reads: "Holmes & Hayden superfine/Waterbury Conn. No. 42" Portrait of young child wearing dress, sitting in chair and tilting head to side.
    • Portrait of young man.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass and decorated preserver. Mat reads: "Scovill Mfg. Co. superior/Waterbury, Conn. No. 42"; Upper body portrait of young boy/man wearing bow tie.
    • [Portrait of young girls posed with dolls].

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    • Children--Montana.; Dolls--Montana.; Sleepwear--Montana.
    • Studio portrait of a group of girls in sleeping garments lying on the floor. Dolls dressed in sleeping garments to each side. Vintage negative number : 401
    • Portrait of man in chair with book.

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    • Books and reading.
    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorative scalloped preserver. Full portrait of bearded man wearing wide brimmed hat, seated in chair with one leg over an arm of chair and holding book in one hand across leg.
    • [Portrait of young girls with dolls].

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    • Children--Montana.; Dolls--Montana.; Sleepwear--Montana.; Candles.
    • Studio portrait of children in their sleeping garments holding dolls and candles. Vintage negative number : 401
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Leather case with scallop and leaf pattern. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Card behind image reads: "P. Tenney Gates' sky light photographic Palace of Art. Plattsburg, NY" Mat reads: "Scovill Mfg. Co. supeior/Waterbury, Conn. No. 210"...
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Leather case, embossed with Rinhart #87, "The Hummingbird" design, circa 1854. Upper body portrait of woman.
    • Taken too soon after dinner in honor of Colonel Illges.

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    • Ilges, Guido.; Knight, W. D.; Sibley, Frederick W.; Defrees, Tom.; Huffman, L. A. (Laton Alton), 1854-1931.; Culbertson, Joseph, 1858-; United States. Army. Infantry Regiment, 5th (1815-1957); Armed Forces--Officers.
    • Studio portrait of Montana photographer L.A. Huffman posed with men against studio backdrop. Men include Guido Ilges, Frederick W. Sibley, W.D. Knight, Tom Defrees, Joseph Culbertson, and Lieutenant Aris. Vintage negative number : (no number).
    • Portraits of man, woman, and child.

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    • A double case, leather embossed with floral design surrounded by leaf pattern, gold stamping along outside edge. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Hallmark upper right reads: "N...?" Houses C978-106A and B. Upper body portrait of bearded...
    • Profile of man.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorative metal preserver showing oval image. Mat reads: "Dean & Emerson patent applied for/Worcester Mass. No. 23" Head and shoulders portrait of young man in profile with dark hair and mustache.
    • Portrait of man with cane.

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    • Staffs (Sticks, canes, etc.)
    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of bearded older man sitting with one hand on leg, one hand holding a cane.
    • D.W. Tilton.

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    • Tilton, D. W. (Daniel Webster), 1839-1919.
    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and preserver showing oval image.; Upper body portrait of bearded D.W. Tilton.
    • Portrait of young girl.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and scalloped preserver showing oval image.; Upper body portrait of young girl wearing necklace and dress, arms folded across her body.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Leather case embossed with star design surrounded by frame and leaves. Has scalloped preserver. Head and shoulder portrait of woman looking to the side, almost in profile.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Paper covered case embossed with flower and leaf design on inside cover and decorative design inside circle on outside cover. Head and shoulders portrait of woman looking to the side, almost in profile, wearing lace collar, brooch painted in gold.
    • [Martin Wehinger].

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    • Wehinger, Martin.; Teamsters--Montana.
    • Full-length studio portrait of teamster Martin Wehinger seated against studio backdrop. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Young Jack Ellis Haynes.

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    • Haynes, Jack Ellis, 1884-1962.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Inner case is a picture frame, outer case is velvet lined leatherette with clasp.
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, velvet backing, and decorated preserver showing oval image. Illegible writing in pencil on cardboard. Head and shoulder portrait of man.
    • Portrait of woman with book.

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    • Books and reading.
    • Uncased. Has velvet backing.Upper body portrait of woman seated near table, holding book upright on table with hand on top edge.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Uncased. Has mat and scalloped preserver. Upper body portrait of woman seated with hands crossed on her lap.
    • Mary Ford Johnson (Mrs. A.C. Johnson)

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    • Johnson, Mary Ford.
    • Uncased. Signature by Hooper on photograph. Possibly opalotype. Full portrait of Mary Ford Johnson (Mrs. A.C. Johnson) seated on large wooden chair wearing highly detailed and decorated dress with rose pinned to her chest.
    • Portrait of baby.

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    • Wallace, William Jr.
    • Hinged Thermoplastic case. Enclosed label reads: "Six months old. God Bless Willie" "Willie taken July 28, 1854 (?)". Full portrait of child of William Wallace, Jr.; baby wearing gown.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Hinged thermoplastic case. Mat reads: "Patented Dec. 24, 1861" Label pasted inside reads: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co., Manufacturers of Daguerreotype Cases...Patented October 14, 1856, and April 21, 1857" Upper body portrait of woman seated with...
    • Robert Bruce Wallace.

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    • Wallace, Robert Bruce.; Armed Forces--Officers.; Spanish-American War, 1898.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Print in decorative metal frame; oval with an eagle holding two U.S. flags at top. Head and shoulders portrait of Robert Bruce Wallace in military uniform with U.S.V. visible on his collar.
    • Marie Kleinschmidt Southworth.

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    • Southworth, Marie L., d. 1953.; Eyeglasses.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Uncased, in round metal frame. Circular image on a convex round of metal. Portrait of Marie Kleinschmidt Southworth looking down and away from camera, taken from side and a little behind; somber woman wearing glasses and hooded wrap.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Thermoplastic case. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Portrait of unidentified woman.
    • Rebecca Persell.

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    • Persell, Rebecca.
    • Uncased; circular image on a convex round of metal. Head and shoulders portrait of woman in dark clothes.
    • Thomas B. Persell.

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    • Persell, Thomas B.
    • Uncased; circular image on a convex round of metal.; Head and shoulders portrait of bearded Thomas B. Persell wearing a bow tie.
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Paper covered case, embossed with simple border pattern. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Mat reads: "Dean & Emerson Patent applied for/Worcester, Mass. No. 17" Stamped on tinype: "Melainotype enter for Neff's pat 19 Feb 56." (One of the...
    • Portraits of man and woman.

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    • In a double thermoplastic case, embossed with scroll pattern, hinged design, also houses C978-012B. Has decorated scalloped preservers. Paper label pasted under right and left imagge reads: "A.P. Critchlow and Co." Head and shoulder portrait of man...
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Leather case embossed with pattern similar to Rinhart #195, "Tangent Circle", circa 1852. Head and shoulders portrait of man.
    • Page 1 Dr. William Reed Bullard

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    • Bullard, William Reed, 1837-1890.
    • Oval case, red velvet on outside, white satin inside Head and shoulders portrait of bearded Dr. Bullard.
    • Page 2 Dr. William Reed Bullard

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    • Bullard, William Reed, 1837-1890.
    • Oval case, red velvet on outside, white satin inside Head and shoulders portrait of bearded Dr. Bullard.
    • Portrait of man holding rifle.

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    • Rifles.; Powder flasks.; Telescopes.
    • Paper covered case. Has preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of seated man holding rifle. This is a civilian percussion rifle and powder flask with rifle resting on shooting stick; naval/pocket telescope hanging on leather pouch with...
    • Man-on-the-hill and wife.

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    • Man-on-the-hill (Dakota Indian).; Dakota Indians--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 81
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Leather case. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Head and shoulder portrait of unidentified man.
    • Dr. William Reed Bullard

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    • Bullard, William Reed, 1837-1890.
    • Oval case, red velvet on outside, white satin inside; Head and shoulders portrait of bearded Dr. Bullard.
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Thermoplastic case. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Portrait of unidentified man wearing jacket with velvet collar.
    • Mary Ursula and Emma Wells.

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    • Wells, Emma.; Wells, Mary Ursula.
    • Uncased. Circular image on a convex round of metal. Head and shoulders portrait of Mary Ursula and Emma Wells.
    • Group portrait of five men.

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    • Leather case. Has preserver showing oval image. Portrait of five unidentified men wearing jackets and vests, seated around small round table.
    • Portrait of seated couple.

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    • Double case contains two ambrotypes adhered to each other on verso. Each image has a mat and preserver. (Case also houses C-999-001B) Woman wears lace collar and plaid apron over her dress, man wears bow-tie and vest with his suit
    • Isabel May Nauerth.

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    • Haynes, Isabel May Nauerth, 1899-1993.
    • Uncased. Image on convex oval of metal, which includes metal stand. Portrait of Isabel May Nauerth as a young child wearing gown; she later married Jack E. Haynes.
    • Portrait of three children.

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    • Paper case. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of three unidentified children seated together.
    • Marguerite Hildegard Gump (Franks).

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    • Gump, Marguerite Hildegard.
    • Uncased; beveled glass on top of photograph. Portrait of Marguerite Hildegard Gump (Franks), young child wearing long dark dress with white yoke, lace on sleeves.
    • Portrait of two women.

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    • Paper covered case. Has scalloped preserver. Portrait of two women seated next to one another, both wear lace collars and cuffs, hands folded in their laps.
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Hinged thermoplastic case in octagonal shape embossed with fruit pattern. Has octagonal preserver showing oval image.Portrait of man, gold painted on buttons of shirt.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Hinged thermoplastic case embossed with floral pattern in octagonal shape. Has decorated octaganol preserver showing oval image.; Portrait of unidentified woman, gold painted jewelry.
    • [Private David Sweetmedicine]

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    • Sweetmedicine, David.; United States. Army. Cavalry, 8th.; Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Indians in military service.; Soldiers--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number).
    • Portrait of young man.

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    • Paper covered case. Has octagonal preserver showing oval image.; Head and shoulder portrait of unidentified young man.
    • 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...
    • Portrait of Carl and Jeanette Schafer, possibly First Communion day.

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    • Schafer, Carl; Schafer, Jeanette.; First communion.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Wooden frame. Portrait of young man wearing suit with medal and flower on chest standing next to young girl wearing white dress with ribbons, flowers, and veil in her hair, resting head on young man's shoulder; possibly First Communion day.
    • Cheyenne Mother and Papoose.

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Mother and child--Montana.; Women--Montana.; Children--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 85, 161
    • Braunlich family portrait.

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    • Braunlich family.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Possibly crystoleum photograph. Image is adhered to glass and is in decorative metal frame.; Woman holding baby wrapped in handworked blanket, standing with two small children between her and man wearing hat; outdoors.
    • Madame Marie Ericke.

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    • Ericke, Marie Madame.; Musicians.
    • Uncased. Full body portrait of Madame Marie Erickle wearing red dress with black overlace and flowers on shoulder, standing and playing violin. Probably taken by Dusseau of Butte, in 1892.
    • Unidentified Cree Indian.

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    • Cree Indians--Montana--Havre.
    • Portrait of Cree Indian man, seated by table in front of studio backdrop; man wears hat with feather, necklace, rings, bracelet and nail-head belt and has blanket wrapped around waist and one shoulder. This image was probably taken in the studio of...
    • 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...
    • Cheyenne Maidens.

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Women--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 555
    • Portrait of woman with arms around two girls.

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    • Double case contains two ambrotypes adhered to each other on verso. Each image has a mat and preserver. (Case also houses C-999-001A) Woman wears lace collar, cuffs, and plaid apron over her dress, girls wear checked dresses.
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Thermoplastic case. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of unidentified man wearing shirt, jacket, plaid vest and large bow tie. Cheeks tinted pink.
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Thermoplastic case. Has decorated preserver with star shaped flowers in corners, showing oval image. Paper label pasted in case reads: "Littlefield, Parson's & Co., Daguerreotype Cases...Patented October 14, 1856. and April 21, 1857." Upper body...
    • Mary Rosanna Block Steele and John Wesley Steele.

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    • Steele, John Wesley.; Steele, Mary Rosanna Block.
    • Case embossed leather and gilt over wood. Back is lined with printed page from newspaper or magazine. Spine is split and each side is separate. Front cover was placed on the right, rather than correctly on the left, in attached digital image....
    • 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.
    • Mrs. White Elk [smiling].

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Women--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Lida Marie Haynes.

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    • Haynes, Lida Marie, 1931-1952.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Inner case is a picture frame, outer case is velvet lined leatherette with clasp.Upper body portrait of Lida Marie Haynes as young girl wearing nautical style clothing, bow in hair.
    • Alley family, portrait of child.

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    • Picture frames enclosure
    • Black case elaborately carved, wooden with six sided diamond shaped frame. Case backed with Davis & Co's printed information and advertisement.; Portrait of child from the ancestors of Alice May Alley Reitsch; boy has bow tie and pink tinted cheeks.
    • St. Joseph's Orphans Home, Helena, Mont.

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    • St. Joseph's Orphanage (Helena, Mont.); Children's clothing.; Nuns.; Orphanages--Montana--Helena.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative).; Group portrait of young boys and girls posed with Catholic nuns on porch and steps of orphanage in Helena.
    • Mr. and Mrs. Frank Benolken.

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    • Benolken, Frank.; Benolken, Phoebe Danziel Mrs.; Picture frames enclosure
    • PAc 91-44.FR1A has gold-plated metal frame showing oval image, cover glass with mat painted on one side. Unframed image PAc 91-44.FR1B is missing bottom left corner; other places have tears and nicks. Head and shoulders portrait of young man...
    • Gnarled Tree Location Unkown

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    • Trees.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Wooden frame painted bronze. Portrait oriented photograph of gnarled tree with cloud filled sky and countryside visible in background. Photographed, colored, framed, and sold by R.E. Marble of The Marble Studio in Belton, Montana.
    • Stark Peak and McDermott Falls.

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    • McDermott Falls (Mont.); Stark Peak (Mont.); Picture frames enclosure; Glacier National Park (Mont.)
    • Wooden frame painted gold and green.; Portrait oriented image of Stark Peak and McDermott Falls. Photographed, colored, framed, and sold by R.E. Marble of The Marble Studio in Belton, Montana.
    • Through the Cedars.

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    • Cedar--Montana.; Trees--Montana.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Wooden frame painted gold.; Portrait oriented photograph of stand of tall trees with light shining through; one of R.E. Marble's most famous works. Photographed, colored, framed, and sold by R.E. Marble of The Marble Studio in Belton, Montana.
    • Mrs. White Elk.

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Women--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Mrs. White Elk [with face turned].

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Women--Montana.
    • Portrait of Mrs. White Elk, Cheyenne Indian, admiring her ring. Seated against photographer's backdrop. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Janet Williams seated in doorway].

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    • Williams, Janet.
    • Portrait of Janet Williams, seated in doorframe, glancing to one side hands loosely folded. Prairie County Museum and Cameron Gallery in Terry, Montana, holds original Evelyn Cameron photographs and copy prints of all the Cameron negatives in the...
    • [Huffman family, the Dan Beards, and Carroll Kendrick].

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    • Beard, Dan.; Huffman, Lizzie.; Huffman, Ruth.; Huffman, Bessie.; Kendrick, Carroll.; Rifles--Montana.
    • Close-up portrait of group on camping trip. Women and boy seated around man holding rifle. Group includes Dan Beard and his wife, Carroll Kendrick, Mrs. Lizzie Huffman, and Ruth and Bessie Huffman. Vintage negative number : 384
    • Patrick Henry's Family.

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    • Cree Indians--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : A3050 Studio portrait of two women holding babies, standing behind four children of various ages. Standing at rear, left to right, are Mary Henry holding Theresa Henry and Beatrice Pepin Lafromboise holding Joe...
    • Spotted Elk, Head Warrior Minneconjou Sioux.

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    • Big Foot, -1890.; Dakota Indians--Montana.
    • Close-up portrait of Spotted Elk, also known as Big Foot, wearing military coat with epaulets, cravat, and hat with feather. Coat is open to reveal "hair-pipe" breast plate. Vintage negative number : 55
    • Sioux Urchins. Boy and girl.

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    • Dakota Indians--Montana.; Children--Montana.
    • Studio portrait of two children posed before backdrop. Boy has long, loose hair, wears cloth shirt, trousers, and moccasins, and holds bow and arrow. Girl wears cloth dress, beaded leggings, bead necklace, "hair-pipe" choker, and beaded...
    • Portrait of two women.

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    • Hats.
    • Two women holding decorated hats and standing in front of stone wall. Woman at right is possibly Lydia Schlenz (Kalmbach).; Eastern Montana. Prairie County Museum and Cameron Gallery in Terry, Montana, holds original Evelyn Cameron photographs and...
    • Mr. and Mrs. White Elk.

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    • White Elk (Cheyenne Indian).; Cheyenne Indians--Montana.
    • Studio portrait of seated Cheyenne Indian couple. White Elk wears cloth shirt and trousers, and has hair braided. His wife wears braided hair, a cloth dress, and earrings. Vintage negative number : 93
    • [Camping in Montana.]

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    • Montana - General
    • Group portrait of campers, tents in background; This collection consists of 556 stereographs taken by N. A. Forsyth from circa 1901 to circa 1911. The views capture Montana locations that Forsyth visited primarily between the years 1906 and 1909....

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