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    • 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...
    • Two Moon, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Two Moon (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Identified as Shows-or-Spies in Following the Frontier, by Freeman Tilden, p.214.; Vintage negative number : 1588; 27632; 2875.; Portrait of Indian, seated. Holding staff.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Running Deer (Crow)

    • 1883
    • Running Deer (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Also known as Hoop-on the Forehead according to Folowing the Frontier, by Freeman Tilden, p. 204.; Vintage negative number : 1495; 2872; 26593D. Portrait of Indian, seated. Holding tomahawk. Profile showing three earrings in left ear.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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 young woman.

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    • Leather case, circa 1848, embossed with Rinhart #138 "Mixed Flowers". Has scalloped preserver. Hallmark in lower right reads: "Phoenix". Hallmark in lower left reads "40m".; Portrait of young woman sitting, wearing dress and holding hands together...
    • Portrait of young woman.

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    • Paper case embossed with small oval surrounded by quatrefoil design. Has decorated scalloped preserver. No Hallmarks.; Upper body portrait of young woman wearing dress with collar, seated leaning arm on table.
    • Portrait of young woman.

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    • Uncased.; Upper body portrait of young woman seated wearing dress, necklace, and ring, with hands crossed over lap.
    • Portrait of young man. Possibly Andrew Fisk.

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    • Fisk, Andrew Jackson, 1849-1910.
    • Leather case embossed with flower design with rays going out from it inside circle, surrounded by more decorative design. Has decorated preserver showing oval image that reads: "Holmes Booth & Hayden, Superfine/Waterbury Conn. No. 13".; Head and...
    • 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.
    • 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 man.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver showing oval image. Mat reads: "Dean and Emerson patent applied for/ Worcester, Mass. No. 36". Head and shoulders portrait of young man.
    • Portrait of young man.

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    • Case embossed with decorative design. Has decorated preserver showing oval image.; Upper body portrait of unidentified young man wearing bow tie.
    • Portrait of young man.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver displaying oval image.; Upper body portrait of young man wearing bow tie, looking slightly to side.
    • Portrait of young man.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver showing oval image.; Head and shoulders portrait of young man, wearing bow tie.
    • 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 young girl.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, and decorated preserver showing oval image.; Upper body portrait of short-haired girl, wearing dress.
    • Portrait of young child.

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    • Leather case embossed with stylized flower inside rectangle and leaf design. Mat reads: "Holmes, Booth & Hayden superfine".Upper body portrait of sober young girl, wearing dress, sitting with hands on lap.
    • Portrait of young boy.

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    • Folded leather case embossed with leaf design around open oval shape. Has decorated preserver with rounded corners around image.; Portrait of young boy, difficult to see image.
    • 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.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Leather case embossed with decorative oval design. Has decorated preserver. Writing inside case reads: "Chas. W. Barrett, Mary E. Harnlain [or Hamlain]. Courting a second wife." Upper body portrait of woman; brooch and ring painted gold; image faded
    • 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.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, scalloped preserver and cover glass. Mat stamped "P.T. Gates". Printed card behind plate reads: "P. Tenney Gates' sky light photographic palace of Art. Plattsburg, NY." Upper body portrait of woman seated with hands on lap,...
    • 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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    • Leather case, embossed with Rinhart #87, "The Hummingbird" design, circa 1854. Upper body portrait of woman.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Leather case embossed with flower design inside twelve pointed figure. Has mat, scalloped preserver, and glass. Upper body portrait of seated woman wearing hat with ribbons, jacket, and striped skirt.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Leather case embossed with flower design inside twelve-pointed figure. Has decorated scalloped preserver. Upper body portrait of unidentified woman seated and wearing hat with long ribbons, striped skirt, and gloves.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Uncased, no glass protector. Has preserver showing oval portrait. Hallmark in upper right reads: " HB Bear 40". Upper body portrait of unidentified woman wearing lace collar.
    • 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.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Case embossed with decorative pattern. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Mat reads: "Scovill Mfg. Co. Superior". Upper body portrait of unidentified woman seated with hands across lap; brooch highlighted with gold paint.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Hinged thermoplastic case embossed with decorative design. Paper label under plate reads: "Genuine union case improved S. Peck's patent, Oct. 3d 1854, H Halverson's patent Aug. 7th 1855..." Decorated preserver surrounds image. Plate opposite image...
    • 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...
    • Portrait of woman.

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

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver showing oval image. Mat reads: "Lear and Emerson, patent applied for/Worcester, Mass. No. 33" Upper body portrait of woman wearing dress with lace collar and small cape; seated in chair with...
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Uncased, has mat. Upper body portrait of seated woman wearing dress with lace collar and cameo/brooch at neck.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of seated woman wearing dress with collar.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Paper case. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. No identifying marks on any components. Portrait of unidentified woman; hand-colored, has gold highlights.
    • 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 with book.

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    • Books and reading.
    • Thermoplastic case embossed with Rinhart #36 design, "Cupid and the Wounded Stag", circa 1862. Has scalloped perserver. Label pasted under plate reads: "Littlefield, Persons & Co. manufacturers of Daguerreian cases..." Hallmark reads "Double/A....
    • 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 woman wearing cap.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decortive metal preserver showing oval image.Upper body portrait of unidentified woman wearing bonnet and dress with collar.
    • 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.
    • Portrait of woman and infant.

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    • Leather case embossed with mixed garden flowers design, Rinhart #133, circa 1851. Simple square preserver rounded at corners around image.Portrait of seated woman wearing dress with collar and holding infant in her arms.
    • 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 three children.

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    • Paper case. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of three unidentified children seated together.
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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 man.

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    • In a double case, leather with gold stamping along inside border, envelope closure design. Also houses C977-001B. Hallmark in upper right reads: "Scovill Mfg. Co. extra" and in lower left reads: "...vill Mfg. C..." Has decorative metal preserver....
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Thermoplastic case similar to Rinhart #178 with central jewel and plaid motif. Unusual preserver with Greek busts inside ovals in top corners and castles in ovals at bottom corners. Upper body portrait of unidentified man wearing bow tie.
    • 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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    • Case embossed with decorative design; has decorated preserver. Head and shoulders portrait of young man wearing bow tie.
    • 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...
    • Portrait of man.

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

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    • Paper case embossed in quatrefoil design with leaf pattern surrounding. Decorated preserver surrounds to show oval image. Card behind image reads: "P. Tenney Gates' sky light photographic Palace of Art. Plattsburg, NY". Mat reads: "Dean & Emerson,...
    • 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 man.

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    • Leather case embossed with pattern similar to Rinhart #195, "Tangent Circle", circa 1852. Head and shoulders portrait of man.
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Case embossed with decorative design. Has decorated preserver. Card inside case reads: "Alexander's Ambrotype Saloon. Pictures taken for Fifty Cents and upwards, according to style of case and finish. Perfect satisfaction given or no pay...
    • 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...
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Anchors.
    • Leather case embossed with flower design inside 12 point figure. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of bearded man with hand across chest, ring on little finger; possibly captain of ship. Buttons and anchor-shaped...
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Leather case embossed with central oval design surrounded by leaf pattern. Has decorated preserver. Upper body image of bearded, unidentified man, seated and wearing hat, bow tie, and patterned vest with watch chain and fob visible.
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Thermoplastic case. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Portrait of unidentified man wearing jacket with velvet collar.
    • 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 man.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and scalloped preserver. Hallmark in upper right "H.B. Bear 40". Head and shoulders portrait of unidentified bearded man.
    • 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.
    • Portrait of man in military uniform.

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    • Leather case embossed with decorative pattern. Has decorated preserver. Full portrait of standing man wearing full military uniform, including sash and hat; gold painted to highlight accessories (buttons, epaulets). $b Patron identified soldier as...
    • 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 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...
    • 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..
    • Portrait of infant.

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    • Picture frames enclosure
    • Black oval wooden frame. Sepia toned image. Portrait of infant in blanket, wearing fur garment.
    • Portrait of infant.

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    • Embossed cardboard over wood case, design of mixed flower bouquet centered inside oval. Lock of hair and ribbon pinned to velvet inside case. Mat reads: "Cooke and Emerson's R Patent applied for/Providence, R.I." Has decorative metal preserver....
    • 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 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.
    • 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.
    • Plains Cree taken near Butte, 1906.

    • 1906
    • Cree Indians--Montana--Butte.
    • Group portrait of five Indian men, wearing hair in braids, chokers at neck, beaded leggings and moccasins, blankets wrapped around waists and shoulders, standing in front of tent; left to right: Os-cha-se-mas [Old Boy] and Os-se-me-mas [Young Boy]...
    • Photographs by Wand'ring Willie

    • 1900
    • Stanton, A. K., Mrs. • Houses; Agricultural experiment stations • Montana • Bozeman; Artists' studios; Bedrooms; Kitchens; Ranches • Montana • Park County.
    • Views of unidentified man and his friends and family members in various locations in central Montana. Album pages are decorated with artistic drawings and captions. Album contents include: self portrait; "The Half-Way House", ranch of R.T. Smith,...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Page 2 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.
    • Nathaniel Pitt Langford.

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    • Langford, Nathaniel Pitt, 1832-1911.
    • Leather case with diamond and grape design embossed on outside. Decorative metal clasp and decorated preserver showing oval image. Mat reads: "Scovill Mfg. Co" on verso. Label attached to case reads: "#6 Aquisitions register, pix of Nathaniel Pitt...
    • Mary Hooper.

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    • Hooper, Mary.
    • Hinged thermoplastic case embossed with flowers in decorative quatrefoil design. Identification written in pencil under plate. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Full view of young child wearing dress and sitting in chair.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Old Freighters.

    • 1942
    • Hartmann, Joseph M., Duvall, C. W., Murray, Jimmy
    • Three men, wearing suits, ties and hats, stand in studio portrait. Left to right: Joe Hartmann, C.W. Duvall, and Jimmy Murray. Old freighters. Taken about 1942.

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