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    • [Band of sheep, Square Butte Ranch].

    • 1912-10-15
    • Square Butte Ranch (Mont.); Sheep--Montana.; Ranches--Montana.; Barns--Montana.; Stacks (Hay, grain, etc.)--Montana.
    • Large band of sheep in front of barn and stockade, Square Butte Ranch. Men standing near tall haystack. Bluffs in distant background.
    • [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....
    • [Cree Indians, Havre, Montana, 1892]

    • 1892
    • Cree Indians--Montana--Havre.
    • Vintage negative number: Lucke's #76; Group of Indians, in costume, possibly performing for a crowd of onlookers standing, seated on ground and mounted on horses on First Street, Havre, Montana. Lee's Chinese restaurant visible in background.
    • [Crow Indians Putting Up Ice]

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    • Ice industry--Montana.; Crow Indians--Montana.
    • Ice detail, Crow Indians putting up ice ca. 1905; ice house in background. Crew of 10 Indian men, lined up in front of building, wearing work clothes and hats, several hold hooks and bars for handling ice.
    • [Evelyn Cameron with her Graflex camera].

    • 1921-09-04
    • Cameron, Evelyn, 1868-1928.; Photographers--Montana.; Cameras--Montana.; Graflex camera.
    • Evelyn Cameron with her Graflex camera and tripod. Group of people standing in background.
    • [Ida Archdale and foal].

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    • Archdale, Ida.; Foals--Montana.; Porches--Montana.
    • Ida Archdale standing next to foal, with water basin on ground. Man sitting on porch of log home in background.
    • [Military parade, Custer Battlefield].

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    • Anniversaries--Montana.; United States. Army. Cavalry, 7th.; Parades--Montana.; Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876--Centennial celebrations, etc.; Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Ranch building, Circle Bar Ranch].

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    • Circle Bar Ranch.; Cold Springs Ranch (Mont.); Ranches--Montana.; Log buildings--Montana.; Fortification--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [White Bull interview].

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

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    • Stagecoaches--Montana--Pillips County.
    • View of stagecoach filled with women and children, three men and a boy seated on driver's bench; two women in riding costumes on horesback at right, two men and a dog on wagon at left, one-story log livery barn with out-buildings and rocky cliff in...
    • 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.
    • Branding a calf.

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    • Iowa and Montana Livestock Company.; Cattle branding--Montana; Cattle--Marking--Montana.; Cattle brands--Montana.; Cowboys--Montana.
    • Used in the series 'The Spring Round-up on the Great Stock Ranges of Eastern Montana.'; Vintage negative number : 11, 18, 32
    • Bringing a Calf to the Branding fire.

    • 1907
    • Cowboys--Montana 1907.; Calf roping--Montana 1907.
    • Vintage negative number : 220.; View of mounted cowboy with roped calf. Cowboys and cattle in background.
    • Butte, Anaconda and Pacific Railway Steam Locomotive at Unidentified Location.

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    • Butte, Anaconda, and Pacific Railway Company--Montana.; Steam locomotives--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative).; Four men pose on front of BAP Ry locomotive #25 while one man leans out of cab window; railroad tracks in foreground, buildings in background. American Locomotive Company built the engine in 1907.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Crew at the Ruby Gulch Mine in Zortman, Montana.

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    • Gold miners--Montana--Zortman. Mine buildings--Montana--Zortman.
    • Group portrait of the crew of the Ruby Gulch Mine posed in front of frame buildings. Kitchen crew at right, forested mountain in background.
    • Curley, Crow Indian scout (Crow).

    • 1883
    • Curley (Crow Indian); Crow Indians--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number :1488; 27658; 2866.; Portrait of Indian, seated in front of painted background. Wearing elaborately embroidered leather coat. Holding rifle.
    • Cutting out the cows and calves.

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    • Cattle herding--Montana.; Cowboys--Montana.; Cattle--Montana.
    • From the series 'The Spring Round-up on the Great Stock Ranges of Eastern Montana.'; Vintage negative number : 6, 13, 53
    • Gardiner Mont. Coaches and Electric pk in distance.

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

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    • Sheridan, Philip Henry, 1831-1888.; United States. Army.; Armed Forces--Officers.; Old Faithful Geyser (Wyo.); Yellowstone National Park.
    • Vintage negative number : 276, no number
    • 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.
    • Half Breed Train.

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    • Red River carts; Métis.; Lewistown (Mont.)
    • View of men standing among five red river carts and one four wheeled wagon, all with harnessed horses, buildings of Lewistown in background. Square house at left, residence and office of Dr. W.F. Hanson, is on the corner of 5th Avenue and...
    • Hat X Cow Camp, Hungry Creek.

    • 1904-08-01
    • Hat X Ranch.; Horse herding--Montana; Cowboys--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • 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...
    • Indian Children and Travois.

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    • Travois--Montana.; Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Cheyenne Indians--Domestic animals.; Cheyenne Indians--Montana--Social life and customs.; Ponies--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 81, (no number)
    • Mr. and Mrs. John Howard and son Franke.

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    • Boardinghouses -- Montana--Phillips County. Mine buildings --Montana--Phillips County. John Howard family.
    • View of parents and young boy standing in doorway of frame building, mill buildings in background. Image inscribed by Joe Hartmann: "Mr. and Mrs. John Howard and son Franke. They managed the boarding house for the Alder Gulch mill hands and the Ore...
    • No. 42. A View from Gardner River Falls.

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    • Yellowstone National Park.
    • Large rock on prairie with mountains in background (from area known as Osprey Falls). Views of the Wonderland or Yellowstone Park Illustrated by Calfee & Catlin, Bozeman, Montana, Ter.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • R.E. Marble fishing at Lake McDonald.

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    • Marble, R.E.; Fishing--Montana.; Picture frames enclosure; Glacier National Park (Mont.); McDonald, Lake (Mont.)
    • Wooden frame painted silver. Silhouette of R.E. "Ted" Marble wearing hat and holding fishing pole on shore of Lake McDonald, with lake and hillside in background and tree branches in upper left corner. Taken by his brother, Clarke Marble.
    • Ruby Gulch Mine, Zortman, Montana.

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    • Gold miners--Montana--Zortman. Mine buildings--Montana--Zortman. Mine railroad cars--Montana--Zortman. Ruby Gulch Mining Company--Montana--Zortman.
    • View of horse pulling full ore cars towards door at top of mill; women, girls and miner sit on cars and stand next to rails; forested hillside in background.
    • Skinning buffalo.

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    • Hunters--Montana.; American bison hunting--Montana.; American bison--Montana.; Animal carcasses--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 190, (no number)
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Where Custer Fell.

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    • Custer National Cemetery (Mont.); Bones--Montana--Big Horn County.; Animal carcasses--Montana.; Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : 1, 40
    • 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...

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