• Lamey, John

    Unknown

    Farmer on the Billings Bench. Died July 16, 1945 and is buried at Mountview Cemetery. His wife, Myrtle, married John in Billings on November 15, 1900. Myrtle, who lived on Bench Boulevard, died Februa…

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  • Allen, Lillian and Edwin

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    Photo of Lillian Allen Talcott and Edwin Allen, daughter and son of Harry Mortimer Allen and Abbie Lord Adams. Edwin was possibly a Billings High graduate killed during World War I.

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  • Big Medicine

    Fred E. Miller

    Crow portrait of 'Big Medicine.' Smithsonian Institution Notes: Fred E. Miller (1868-1936) accepted a position in 1898 as a clerk for the Bureau of Indian Affairs on the Crow Reservation in southeast…

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  • Crow Indian policeman with star badge

    Fred E. Miller

    Portrait of a Crow Indian policeman with star badge.

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  • Browning, Walker

    Unknown

    Ruth Browning, wife of Walker Browning. Ruth Merryweather married Walker Browning at Omaha, October 18,1872. Arrived in Billings from Deadwood in 1883. A recipe is published in a local 1893 Methodist…

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  • McKinley School first graders

    First-graders at McKinley School, circa 1952. While waiting for the completion of Rimrock School, some of the students began the year at Highland before being transferred to McKinley due to overcrowdi…

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  • Road Grader, Yellowstone County.

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    Four horse team drawn road grader operated by two men.

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  • Livery Barn at Fort Custer

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    Livery Barn at Fort Custer. Big Horn Post established in 1877 to connect Fort Keogh at Tongue River Cantonment. Renamed Fort Custer by November, 1877. Order closed by the military in 1898 - it was loc…

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  • Soule, Agnes Young, bio

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    Biographical facts for Agnes Young Soule including parents' names, names of husband and children and route travelled to Montana. Document dated April 24, 1942.

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  • 1st Avenue South 1916

    A view of 1st Avenue South between South 36th and 37th streets, 1916. Contributed by Jim Reich. Published by Pediment Publishing with the cooperation of the Billings Gazette.

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  • Bachellor, N.C., bio

    Unknown

    Billings Gazette of April 15, 1887 said that NC Bachellor purchased 500 sheep pelts.

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  • Beartooth Pass, Montana

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    Early view of the Beartooth Highway (or Red Lodge-Cooke City Highway). The Beartooth Highway is a 67-mile route from the northeast entrance to Yellowstone National Park to Red Lodge, Montana. It was d…

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  • Rixon Two girls on a bicycle. Winifred Rixon Chapple and Maude Boyle Rixon

    Laurens

    Winifred Rixon Chapple, wife of Charles J. Chapple, and sister of Frederick, Harold, and William Rixon. Charles J. Chapple married Winifred Rixon on June 12, 1901 in Billings. She died February 20, 19…

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  • Crow man

    Fred E. Miller

    Portrait of unidentified Crow man with feathers in his hat. See Fred E. Miller: Photographer of the Crows by Nancy F. O'Conner.

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  • Bronc 2000

    Bronc yearbook staff 2000

    Billings Senior High School annual with pictures of students and staff.

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  • Glacier and sheep

    Roahen, Kenneth F

    Kenneth F. Roahen photograph of sheep grazing near Glacier National Park. Circa 1950. Roahen (1888-1976) was a U.S. Fish and Wildlife warden and photographer.

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  • Four Crow Indian men

    Fred E. Miller

    Crow Indians: four unidentified men (3 traditionally dressed) in front of tipi. Fred Miller Photo, 1898-1910. Stamped as Carp's Photo. Photo also in the collections of the Western Heritage Center.

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  • Stebbins, Post and Mund Bank.

    EA Bromley - Photograph, 1883. Is this the same Edward Augustus Bromley, the famous photo-journalist from St. Paul?

    First Bank in Billings (July, 1882), block 111, looking Northeast (Montana Ave and 26th street). Stebbins, Post and Mund had branches in Wyoming, Montana and the Dakotas (at Deadwood by 1877). W. R. S…

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  • Morse, Sarah G. Evans and Ollie Meade Messic

    Unknown

    Sarah Evans Morse: Taught at Crow Agency School in the 1890s and became School Superintendent for Yellowstone County by 1908. Executive Secretary of the Montana Tuberculosis by 1916. She died in Hardi…

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  • Crow Indian girls decorating graves at Custer battlefield on 25th anniversary, June, 1901

    Fred E. Miller

    14 girls from Crow Agency boarding school decorating graves at Custer Battlefield on the 25th Anniversary, 1901. Smithsonian Institution Notes: See the two partially conflicting identification lists f…

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