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    • “Mrs. Isa A. Morrow Yankton Dakota 1869.”

    • 1869
    • Photographic portraits ; Photographers
    • "Mrs. Morrow was a photographer, she learned the business from her husband in 1866 and when Mr. Morrow was on his trips she ran The Photograph Gallery, which helped finance his trips. She quit the work in 1882. She died at the age of 82 at Santa...
    • No. 109 “Sioux Graves 1870.” "Sioux graves - buried on poles."

    • 1870
    • Dakota Indians
    • "This photo was in Montana and while Mr. Morrow was taking the pictures he was shot at by an Indian that objected to his taking the photo. Mr. Morrow was a good runner and the Indian a poor shot. This spot was about a mile from the river where the...
    • No. 280 “Fort Benton, Montana.”

    • 1871
    • Business enterprises
    • [Looking up the street lined with buildings. Signs on buildings read: Overland Hotel and Carroll Steell. Same image as 050] (Photographic Gems of the Great Northwest)
    • No. 12 “Gen. Merritt and Officers of the Fifth Cavalry.”

    • 1876
    • Soldiers
    • [Groups of soldiers seated on rocks: 2nd Lt. Charles D. Parkhust, Lt. William C. Hunter, Kellogg or Riley, 1st Lt. Alfred B. Bache, Major Julius W. Mason, Col. Wesley Merritt, Captain Emil Adam, 2nd Lt. Satterlee C. Plummer, 2nd Lt. Hoel S. Bishop,...
    • No. 36 “Supposed grave of Lieut. Sturgis.”

    • 1879
    • Little Bighorn Battlefield (Mont.)
    • [Wooden sign nailed on stick. Sign lettering reads: "Lt. Sturgis, 7th Cav, June 25, 76] (Photographic Views of the Great North-West)
    • No. 38 “Decorating the graves on Custer's Battle field.”

    • 1879
    • Little Bighorn Battlefield (Mont.) ; Soldiers
    • [Capt. George K. Sandernson, standing; Sign on headstone reads: "Col. Keogh and 8 Soldiers of Co. 17 Cav. Killed Here June 25, 1876"; Corp. John Wild's headboard is behind Keogh marker; same image as 006] (Views of Gen'l Crook's Expedition and the...
    • No. 38 “Decorating the graves on Custer's Battle field.”

    • 1879
    • Little Bighorn Battlefield (Mont.) ; Soldiers
    • [Capt. George K. Sandernson, standing; Sign on headstone reads: "Col. Keogh and 8 Soldiers of Co. 17 Cav. Killed Here June 25, 1876"; Corp. John Wild's headboard is behind Keogh marker; same image as 005] (Photographic Views of the Great North-West)
    • No. 190 “Bones and unknown graves.”

    • 1879
    • Little Bighorn Battlefield (Mont.)
    • [Wooden sign nailed on stick. Sign lettering reads: Unknown; same image as 007] (Photographic Gems of the Great Northwest
    • North side of 1st Street, Havre, Montana.

    • 1892
    • Cree Indians--Montana--Havre.
    • Indians in costume posed in street, surrounded by horses and wagons. North side of First Street, Havre, Montana, looking east from 2nd Avenue East. Broadwater Bros. Drugs, Olong Lee Restaurant and other businesses visible in background.
    • 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.
    • [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.
    • Little Bear, Cree Indian Chief.

    • 1895
    • Little Bear (Cree chief), 1851-1921.; Cree Indians--Montana.
    • Portrait of Little Bear, Cree Indian, seated, holding pipe, blanket wrapped around his waist, hair styled with braids and topknot. Photograph probably taken by W.H. Taylor of Helena, Montana.
    • Gabriel Dumont, 1885, Riel's War Chief, Fort Benton

    • 1895
    • Dumont, Gabriel, 1838-1906.; Métis.
    • Head and shoulders portrait of Gabriel Dumont, wearing shirt, jacket and sheepskin vest, taken by unidentified photographer in Fort Benton, Montana, in 1885. "Following the Riel Rebellion Gabriel Dumont frequently came to Central Montana to hold...
    • Little Bear "Immasees" Cree Indian Chief, Havre, Mont.1896

    • 1896
    • Cree Indians--Clothing.; Cree Indians.; Havre (Mont.)
    • Group of Indian men and boys seated and standing around rock on which Little Bear, Cree Chief, stands, elevated from the crowd. Several men wrapped in blankets, some wear jewelry or hats, one holds a sword. Daniel Dutro was affiliated with the...
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • 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.
    • Parade

    • 1903
    • Butte (Mont.) - City life;
    • Aug. 1903. Butte Street, Parade. Men in uniform marching and on horseback.
    • Crowds of Butte Miners at The Courthouse October 22,1903.

    • 1903
    • Butte (Mont.) - City life;
    • 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. The bulk of the images are of Butte, Montana...
    • 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.
    • Evelyn Cameron kneading bread.

    • 1904-08
    • Cooking (Bread); Kitchens--Montana.; Stoves--Montana.
    • Evelyn Cameron in her kitchen leaning over to knead pan full of bread dough; standing in front of corner cupboard and between a small table and cook stove.
    • [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.
    • Frank Whitmore's freight team.

    • 1905
    • Freight and freightage --Montana; Malta (Mont.)
    • View of entire freight team, 12 horses, harnessed to freight wagon in front of Malta, Montana, Livery and Feed Barn. Other freight wagons at left, men seated on fence of stockyards at right.
    • Joe Hartmann on horse.

    • 1905
    • Freight and freigtage -- Montana.
    • View of Joe Hartmann seated on horse, holding jerk line, demonstrating this method of driving string teams. Horse team harnessed to freight wagons, with cart (living quarters) at far end. Unidentified man seated near wheel on second wagon.
    • 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,...
    • Chief Charlot and Family, Flathead Reserve.

    • 1906
    • Indians - Flathead
    • Copyright 1906, by N.A.Forsyth, Butte; 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. The bulk...
    • Sheep shearers with sheep in front of shearing pens.

    • 1906
    • Van, Oliver.; Shearing sheds--Montana.; Sheep shearers (Persons)--Montana.; Sheep-shearing--Montana.
    • A travelling shearing crew holding shorn sheep in front of the Baker shearing pens about 8 miles north of Terry, Montana on the Baker Section, standing in back left Oliver Van (Sonny Me), 1906.; Eastern Montana.
    • 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]...
    • [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...
    • Sampson of the Flathead., The

    • 1907
    • Indians - Flathead
    • Copyright 1907, by N.A. Forsyth, Butte.; 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. The bulk...
    • Subdued Prisoners Waiting for Their Exile.

    • 1907
    • Bison;
    • Copyright 1907, by N.A. Forsyth, Butte.; herd of bison; 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...
    • Chief Moise and His Family.

    • 1907
    • Indians - Flathead
    • Copyright 1907, by N.A.Forsyth, Butte; 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. The bulk...
    • 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...
    • Moise, Head Chief of the Flatheads.

    • 1907
    • Indians - Flathead
    • Copyright 1907, by N.A. Forsyth, Butte.; 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. The bulk...
    • [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.
    • Joe Hartmann driving his sixteen horse freight outfit near Zortman, Montana.

    • 1907-11-01
    • Freight and freightage--Montana--Zortman.
    • View of 16 horse freight team pulling wagons and cart, Joe Hartmann driving, demonstrating the jerkline method of driving a string team. Tim Hartman on saddle horse at right, dog in foreground. Mountainous countryside near Zortman, Montana.
    • Winter in Zortman, Montana.

    • 1907-12-23
    • Freight and freightage -- Montana -- Zortman.
    • View of Joe Hartmann's twelve horse freight outfit in Zortman, Montana, December 23, 1907, loaded with 18,500 pounds of supplies for the Ruby Gulch Mining Company and the merchants of Zortman. Snowy scene with two buildings in background; man...
    • Huge Crevasse in Sperry Glacier, Mont., A

    • 1908
    • Glacier National Park;
    • Copyright 1908, by N. A. Forsyth, Butte; 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. The bulk...
    • Starting Supper, Flathead Reservation

    • 1908
    • Indians - Flathead
    • Chief Charlot and family, Copyright 1908, by N.A. Forsyth, Butte.; 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...
    • Great Log Jam of the Blackfoot, 1908., The

    • 1908
    • Lumber and lumbering
    • Distant view; 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. The bulk of the images are of...
    • Part of Great Log Jam, Bonner, Montana, 1908.

    • 1908
    • Lumber and lumbering
    • Closest view; 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. The bulk of the images are of...
    • At Sunset, June 7, 1908, the Worst Was Over.

    • 1908
    • Missoula (Mont.) - Flood
    • 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. The bulk of the images are of Butte, Montana...
    • Common Sight on the Railroads in 1908., A

    • 1908
    • Missoula (Mont.) - Flood
    • 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. The bulk of the images are of Butte, Montana...
    • Great Chief Charlot, Flathead Reservation., The

    • 1908
    • Indians - Flathead
    • Copyright 1908, by N.A. Forsyth, Butte; 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. The bulk...
    • Great Chief Charlot, Flathead Reservation., The

    • 1908
    • Indians - Flathead
    • Copyright 1908, by N.A. Forsyth, Butte; woman peeking her head out of tipi; 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...
    • Me[s]dames Murphy, (2nd trip), 1908.

    • 1908
    • Murphy, Mary (Mrs. Franklin Murphy).; Handicraft--Montana.; Log cabins--Montana.; Reading--Montana.; Rocking chairs--Montana.
    • Mary Murphy (Mrs. Franklin Murphy) and Mr. Murphy's mother seated in rocking chairs, one reading the paper and the other doing handicraft, outside of log home with dog seated between them, Mizpah, Montana.; Eastern Montana.
    • Fathomless Cleft in the Ice., A

    • 1908
    • Glacier National Park;
    • Copyright 1908 by N.A. Forsyth, Butte; 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. The bulk...
    • Missoula Power House and Dam, June 6, 1908.

    • 1908
    • Missoula (Mont.) - Flood
    • View from below dam; 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. The bulk of the images are...
    • Missoula Power House and Dam, June 6, 1908.

    • 1908
    • Missoula (Mont.) - Flood
    • View from above dam; 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. The bulk of the images are...
    • Sad Predicament, Sunday, June 7, 1908., A

    • 1908
    • Missoula (Mont.) - Flood
    • Bridge collapsed in river; 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. The bulk of the images...
    • River Highest Ever Known, June 6, 1908.

    • 1908
    • Missoula (Mont.) - Flood
    • 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. The bulk of the images are of Butte, Montana...
    • Nearing the End of a Noble Life, Chief Louison.

    • 1908
    • Indians - Flathead
    • Copyright 1908, by N.A. Forsyth, Butte.; 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. The bulk...
    • Trying to Save St. Paul Grade, June 5, 1908.

    • 1908
    • Missoula (Mont.) - Flood
    • 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. The bulk of the images are of Butte, Montana...
    • [Freight teams hauling ore from Alabama Mine to Alder Gulch Mill

    • 1908-08-15
    • Freight and feightage, Phillips County, Montana
    • View of six freight teams, harnessed to ore-hauling wagons, posed in front of two large barns. Image is inscribed "All of the teams that hauled ore from the Alabama Mine to the Alder Gulch Mill [Phillips County], August 15, 1908. No. 1 Frank...
    • Tim and Joe Hartmann at the foot of the Alabama Hill.

    • 1908-08-15
    • Freight and freightage--Montana--Phillips County.
    • Overview of two freight teams pulling loaded ore wagons into yard of Alder Gulch Mill (Phillips County). Frame structures, sets of wheels and pen with hay bales in foreground, steep, forested mountains in background. Inscription reads: "Tim & Joe...
    • [President Taft visits Montana]

    • 1909
    • Butte (Mont.) - City life;
    • 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. The bulk of the images are of Butte, Montana...
    • [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.
    • Center Horse Gets Chased by Mad Bull.

    • 1909
    • Bison
    • Copyright 1909, by N.A. Forsyth.; 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. The bulk of the...
    • Danger Ahead for the Horses.

    • 1909
    • Bison
    • Copyright 1909, by N.A. Forsyth, Butte.; cowboys herding bison; 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...
    • Scientists Exploring Glacier Park, Montana.

    • 1909
    • Glacier National Park;
    • Copyright 1909, by N.A.Forsyth, Butte.; 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. The bulk...
    • King of American Wild Animals., The

    • 1909
    • Bison
    • Copyright 1909, by N.A. Forsyth, Butte.; 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. The bulk...
    • Watermelon Feast.

    • 1909-09-19
    • Watermelons--Montana.; Wooden-frame buildings--Montana.
    • Group of men, women and children seated and standing eating watermelon near white frame house with dog sitting in front, near Marsh, Montana, on Bad Route at Finches'; people include Finches, Sutliffes, and Doty's.; Eastern Montana.
    • [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.
    • Trio in Wheat.

    • 1910-04-10
    • Williams, Janet.; Williams, Mabel.; Advertising--Montana.
    • Left to right, Mabel Williams, Evelyn Cameron, and Janet Williams sitting on Dolly, horse, with sign around horse's neck advertizing Evelyn Cameron's photography business; three women sitting on white horse. The Williams sisters, Janet and Mabel,...
    • Welldriver, December 10, 1910.

    • 1910-12-10
    • Water well drilling--Montana.
    • Water well drill with "Keystone Driller Co., Beaver Falls, PA. U.S.A." on side; welldriver drilling rig, people, and horses.; Eastern Montana.
    • [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.

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