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    • Boy in the Water, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Boy in the Water (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • [Most commonly known as Goes Ahead, one of Custer's Crow Scouts.].; Vintage negative number : 1491[A]; 2868[A]; 1491[B]; 2868[B].; Portraits of Indian, seated with arms crossed. Slight smile on face. Poses vary sightly.
    • 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.
    • Pacific express (N.P.) approaching the Rockies

    • 1894
    • Northern Pacific Railroad Company--Trains.; Northern Pacific Railroad Company--Trestles.
    • Double header train crossing trestle over river in mountainous area. Green Horn Trestle, Mullen Pass, West of Helena.; Vintage negative number: Fee '94 124.
    • Our artist (F.J. Haynes) at the Great Falls of the Missouri

    • 1880
    • Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921.; Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921--Photographic Expeditions.; Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921--Photographic equipment.; Missouri River--Waterfalls.
    • Haynes with stereoscopic camera and tripod on rocks above crest of the falls. Vintage negative number: 569.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • SH Roundup Outfit in Camp.

    • 1886
    • Chuckwagons--Montana.; Cowboys--Montana.; Cattle herding--Montana.; SH Ranch (Mont.)
    • View of twelve men eating on the ground. Tent behind them, campfire and cooking utensils in foreground. Three horses. [At mouth of Jim Creek and Big Powder] [L to R, seated: William Choisser, Silas Owen, Dad Kastly, Robert Rice, Oscar Broaddus,...
    • Indian Camp.

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    • Indians of North America--Montana.; Sweatbaths--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Killing of a buffalo.

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    • American bison--Montana.; Animal carcasses--Montana.; American bison hunting--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Pumpkin Creek Pool Roundup Crew. June, 1906 or 1907.

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    • Pumpkin Creek Pool--Montana.; Cowboys--Montana--group portraits.; Cattle herding--Montana--camps.; Tents--Montana 1900-1910.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number). Cowboys pose at campsite. Tent and wagons at side; cattle visible in background.
    • Montana Man Hunters of the Seventies.

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    • Davis, "Eph."; Hawkins, Jack.; King, Louis.; Smith, Billy (W. D.); Irvine, Thomas H. (Thomas Howard), 1845-1926.; Police--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number). Left to right: Billy Smith, Jack Hawkins, Tom Irvine, Louis King, and "Eph" Davis.
    • 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.
    • Line Camp. LO Bull Camp between Pumpkin Creek & Mizpah.

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    • LO Ranch--Montana.; Cowboys--horsemanship--group portraits.; Line camps--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no numbers). Log and earth cabin. Two cowboys and their horses. Wagon to side; utensils discernible.
    • High School Track Meet, Missoula, Montana, 1910.

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    • Running races--Montana--Missoula.; Track and field athletes--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative). Boys wearing track uniforms from various Montana high schools line up for start of race, officials stand at side, crowd fills bleachers in background. This track meet was probably held at the...
    • Inside the Cash Grocery Store. Main Street, Deer Lodge, Montana.

    • 1907
    • Grocery trade--Montana--Deer Lodge.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative). Owner (Jensen, at left) and clerks assist patrons in grocery store. Shelves are lined with canned goods, glass cases are filled with food and cigars; artfully arranged boxes and stamped tin ceiling...
    • Manufacturing Plant of Kalispell Lumber Company.

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    • Railroad switching--Montana--Kalispell.; Lumber trade--Montana--Kalispell.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative). View of lumber mill with smokestacks, planed lumber on railroad cars, and man kneeling by railroad tracks adjusting the siding switch.
    • G.R.M. Stritzel Residence, Polson, Mont.

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    • Stritzel, G. R. M.--dwellings.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative). View of three-story, gabled frame home. Bay windows and balustrades along two balconies and wide porch are visible.
    • European Hotel and Cafe in Roy, Montana, 1915.

    • 1915
    • Hotels--Montana--Roy.; Waitresses.; Roy (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative). Waitress, wearing apron, and two other women stand in doorways of two-story, frame, hotel and cafe. Note on back reads, "I waited table here in winter of 1915 & 16 - in Roy, while I was homesteading,...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • The Old Mining Town of Kendall, Montana.

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    • Mine hoisting--Montana--Kendall.; Kendall (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative).; Overview of Kendall, Montana, probably from the Barnes-King Mine area, includes surrounding hills, hoist of mine and buldings in town.
    • 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.
    • Water tank and locomotive at entrance to Mullan Tunnel.

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    • Water tanks--Montana--Mullan Tunnel.; Locomotives--Northern Pacific Railroad Company.; Railroad Tunnels--Montana--Powell County.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative).; View of large water tank with spout, NPRR locomotive and tracks, and hillside above Mullan Tunnel entrance. Includes sign announcing speed limit and instructing users of tunnel to ring bell.
    • Snow slide and C.M. & P.S. Locomotive along the St. Regis River.

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    • Chicago, Milwaukee & Puget Sound Railway Company--Montana--Railroad accidents.; Avalanches--Montana.; Saint Regis River (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative).; View of men shoveling snow from railroad tracks which parallel the St. Regis River while Chicago, Milwaukee and Puget Sound steam locomotive, under power, idles at edge of slide.
    • Boulder Canon, Mont. on the M.C.R.R. and N.P.R.R.

    • 1892
    • Montana Central Railway Company--Railroad tracks.; Northern Pacific Railway Company--Railroad tracks.; Boulder River Watershed (Jefferson County, Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative).; View of Montana Central and Northern Pacific Railroad tracks, separated by flowing water, in the Boulder River Canyon (Jefferson County) Montana.
    • Dr. J.W. Gunn's Office. Hennessy Building, Butte, Mont. July, 1899.

    • 1899
    • Medical offices--Montana--Butte.; Physicians.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative); Man (presumably Doctor J.W. Gunn) and woman seated in office, both writing; furniture in room includes examination chair, desk, and cupboard of drugs and medical equipment.
    • Wreck on the N.P.R.R. Near Boulder, Mont.

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    • Northern Pacific Railway Company.; Photographers.; Railroad accidents--Montana--Jefferson County.; Trestles--Montana--Jefferson County.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives).
    • Wreck on the N.P.R.R. Near Boulder, Mont.

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    • Northern Pacific Railway Company.; Photographers.; Railroad accidents--Montana--Jefferson County.; Trestles--Montana--Jefferson County.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives).
    • Saint Paul's Mission School, Students and Teachers, near Hays, Montana.

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    • St. Paul's Mission (Hays, Mont.); Ursulines--Montana.; Boarding schools--Montana--Hays.; Church schools--Montana--Hays.; Gymnastics. Three views of St. Paul's Mission School on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation include an overview of school...
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives).
    • Wreck on the N.P.R.R. Near Boulder, Mont.

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    • Northern Pacific Railway Company.; Photographers.; Railroad accidents--Montana--Jefferson County.; Trestles--Montana--Jefferson County.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives).
    • Saint Paul's Mission School, Students and Teachers, near Hays, Montana.

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    • St. Paul's Mission (Hays, Mont.); Ursulines--Montana.; Boarding schools--Montana--Hays.; Church schools--Montana--Hays.; Gymnastics.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives). Three views of St. Paul's Mission School on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation include an overview of school buildings, a large group of girl students posed with nuns amid rocks and trees, and the...
    • Interior of Bar in Bridger, Montana.

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    • Bars (Drinking establishments)--Bridger (Mont.); Gambling--Equipment and supplies.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives). Views of bartenders waiting on patron seated on bar stool. Includes glass-front cases containing tobacco, cigars and candy, refrigerator, wood stove, stencils of geese on walls, punch boards and...
    • Interior of Bar in Bridger, Montana.

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    • Bars (Drinking establishments)--Bridger (Mont.); Gambling--Equipment and supplies.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives). Views of bartenders waiting on patron seated on bar stool. Includes glass-front cases containing tobacco, cigars and candy, refrigerator, wood stove, stencils of geese on walls, punch boards and...
    • Interior views of First National Bank, Glasgow, Montana.

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    • Banks and banking--Montana--Glasgow.; Offices--Montana--Glasgow.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives). Views of interior of First National Bank in Glasgow, including office equipment, teller cages, furniture, and men at work.
    • Interior views of First National Bank, Glasgow, Montana.

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    • Banks and banking--Montana--Glasgow.; Offices--Montana--Glasgow.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives). Views of interior of First National Bank in Glasgow, including office equipment, teller cages, furniture, and men at work.
    • Interior views of First National Bank, Glasgow, Montana.

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    • Banks and banking--Montana--Glasgow.; Offices--Montana--Glasgow.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives). Views of interior of First National Bank in Glasgow, including office equipment, teller cages, furniture, and men at work.
    • Interior views of First National Bank, Glasgow, Montana.

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    • Banks and banking--Montana--Glasgow.; Offices--Montana--Glasgow.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives). Views of interior of First National Bank in Glasgow, including office equipment, teller cages, furniture, and men at work.
    • Students and teacher at Noxon School.

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    • Noxon (Mont.); Classrooms.; School buildings.; Schools--Montana--Noxon.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives).; Interior and exterior views of schoolhouse, including students and teacher posed near bookcase and blackboard and posed with another woman in front of building bearing sign, "Standard School Dist....
    • Students and teacher at Noxon School.

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    • Noxon (Mont.); Classrooms.; School buildings.; Schools--Montana--Noxon.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives).; Interior and exterior views of schoolhouse, including students and teacher posed near bookcase and blackboard and posed with another woman in front of building bearing sign, "Standard School Dist....
    • 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.
    • Saint Paul's Mission School, Students and Teachers, near Hays, Montana.

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    • St. Paul's Mission (Hays, Mont.); Ursulines--Montana.; Boarding schools--Montana--Hays.; Church schools--Montana--Hays.; Gymnastics.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives).; Three views of St. Paul's Mission School on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation include an overview of school buildings, a large group of girl students posed with nuns amid rocks and trees, and the...
    • Taking the Tongues.

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    • Hunters--Montana.; American bison hunting--Montana.; American bison--Montana.; Animal carcasses--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 114
    • Taking the Monster's Robe.

    • 1882
    • Bison hunting--Montana 1882.; American Bison.
    • Vintage negative number : 117.; Film copy negative number : 117.
    • Taking the Monster's Robe.

    • 1882
    • Bison hunting--Montana 1882.; American Bison.
    • Vintage negative number : 117.; Film copy negative number : 117.; View of buffalo hunter skinning carcass. Several carcasses in background.
    • Gibbon Falls. YNP.

    • 1882
    • Gibbon Falls (Wyo.)
    • Vintage negative number : 1260 ; 12908. Man standing in shadows on shore of river at foot of falls.
    • Camping on Yellowstone Lake (birds and fish).

    • 1882
    • Loomis, Almon L.; Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921--expeditions & surveys.; Haynes, F. Jay (Frank Jay), 1853-1921--Employees.; Hunting--Yellowstone National Park.; Fishing--Yellowstone National Park.
    • Vintage negative number : 1283[B], 12878.; Almon L. Loomis, Haynes' employee, and another man near tent and camp supplies. Dead game birds and fish displayed.
    • Hail Stone, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Hail Stone (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1492[B]; 27642; 2869[B]. Portrait of Indian, seated. Wearing striped shirt. 3/4 view.
    • Big Medicine Man, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Big Medicine Man (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1494; 2871.; Close-up portrait of Indian, seated. Wearing cloth head-band. Holding fan.
    • Chief Little Head, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Little Head (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1496; 27636; 2857; 27655.; Close-up portrait of Indian, seated. Wearing embroidered and fringed leather jacket. 3/4 view.
    • Chief Little Head, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Little Head (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1497[A]; 2857; 1497[B]; 2858.; Portrait of Indian seated in front of painted background. Holding rifle in fringed case, slanted over his left shoulder. Rifle case across lap in second image.
    • Little Moon, Crow

    • 1883
    • Little Moon (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1498; 27637; 2873.Close-up portrait of Indian, seated. Arms crossed. White fur pieces on necklace.
    • Me Catchem, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Me Catchem (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1499; 27634; 2874. Close-up portrait of Indian, seated. Wearing vest with rows of metal studs. Painted design on hair.
    • Driveway Along the Yellowstone River, Hayden Valley.

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    • Carriages & coaches 1910-1920.; Hayden Valley--Park County (Wyo.); Yellowstone River Valley--Wyoming.
    • Vintage negative number : 16240.; Carriage and two horses in road beside river, utility poles, flume, buildings and mountains in distance.
    • Lower Falls from Red Rock, 308 Ft. Upright.

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    • Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River (Wyo.); Yellowstone National Park.
    • Vintage negative number : 16253A. Looking up the Yellowstone River canyon towards the Lower Falls.
    • Skinning buffalo.

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    • Hunters--Montana.; American bison hunting--Montana.; American bison--Montana.; Animal carcasses--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 190, (no number)
    • Two Moons Teepee. Lame Deer.

    • 1896
    • Two Moon (Cheyenne Indian), 1847-1917.; Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Indians--Dwellings.; Tipis--Montana.; Wagons--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 20
    • Lower Main Street, Deadwood.

    • 1877
    • Butcher shops--Dakota Territory 1870-1880.; Streets--Dakota Territory 1870-1880.
    • Vintage negative number : 205. People along sidewalk of business street. Butcher in apron holding knife in front of Hukill Big Bonanza Meat Market. Carcasses hanging over sidewalk.
    • The Branding Fiah, Big Dry, Northern Montana.

    • 1902
    • Calf roping--Montana 1902.; Cattle branding--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 206.; Roped calf being dragged to branding fire. Cowboys to side. Saddled horses in foreground.
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • The Nighthawk in his Nest.

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    • Cowboys--sleep.
    • Vintage negative number : 257.; Cowboy sleeping on ground; saddle at side; horse tied in background. Horse in background not visible on glass negative.
    • Cheyenne Camp near Mission.

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    • Plenty Bird.; Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Indians--Dwellings.; Tipis--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 26
    • Lower Falls from Red Rock - winter. YNP. January, 1887.

    • 1887
    • Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River (Wyo.)--Winter.
    • Vintage negative number : 2677A; 10630; 2677B; 3526; 10631. Man on snowshoes looking toward the falls and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone in the distance.
    • Spotted Eagle's Tepee.

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    • Dakota Indians--Montana.; Indians--Dwellings.; Tipis--Montana.; Hides and skins--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 29, 66
    • [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
    • [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
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Calamity Jane

    • 1880
    • Calamity Jane, 1852-1903.
    • Vintage negative number : 365.; Studio portrait view of woman seated against studio backdrop.
    • The Indian School at Elbowoods. Mandan Indian Reservation.

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    • United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Fort Berthold Agency.; Mandan Indians--North Dakota.; Indians of North America--Education.; School children--North Dakota.; Schools--North Dakota.; Fort Berthold Indian Reservation (N.D.); Elbowoods (N.D.)
    • Vintage negative number : 39.; Elbowoods was the agency headquarters for Fort Berthold.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Gardiner Mont. Coaches and Electric pk in distance.

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    • Electric Peak--Yellowstone National Park.; Railroad Stations--Gardiner (Mont.); Stagecoaches.
    • Vintage negative number : 428. View of two horse-drawn coaches beside railroad car. Several figures stand on landing. Snow-capped Electric Peak in background.

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