• Goes Ahead Pretty

    Fred E. Miller

    Portrait of a Crow woman. Grandson Lawrence Flat Lip identified the woman as Goes Ahead Pretty. 1884-1922. Smithsonian Institution Notes: Fred E. Miller (1868-1936) accepted a position in 1898 as a cl…

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  • Sullivan, Dannie

    unknown

    Photo portrait of Dannie Sullivan. Dated June 5, 1878 in note on back of photo. Possible birth date or date of arrival in Montana.

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  • McFarland, Mrs. Henry F.

    Unknown

    Born May 11, 1875. Jennie Staffek, wife of Henry F. McFarlin. Jennie Staffek arrived in Billings from New York in 1889. They married February 9, 1899. John C. Staffek, her brother, was a cigar manufac…

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  • Henry M. Brinkerhoff, Custer Battlefield Veteran

    May, 1876

    Brinkerhoff, Henry M. Photo says taken at Fort Lincoln, Dakota Territory, May 10, 1876. Born on April 12, 1854 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 7th Cavalry Enlistment (1874-1876). Claimed he saw the dead…

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  • A new-born spring and terrace, Mammoth Hot Springs.

    Detroit Publishing Co

    Colorized postcard of a newborn spring and terrace, Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park. Mammoth Hot Springs is a large complex of hot springs on a hill of travertine. The Detroit Publish…

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  • Scenes from Rosebud Camp School, East Rosebud Lake, photo album, circa 1918

    Unknown

    Group of teachers sitting in front of two-story log building. See Oh, Those Lucky Teachers, Billings Gazette, June 19, 1966.

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

    Laurens

    Maude Boyle came to Montana as a child with her parents Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Boyle. Born June 27, 1879, in Buffalo, N.Y., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Boyle, she graduated from Billings High School…

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  • Nelson, Henry and Goldie

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    Henry Parmly and Goldie Ida Nelson, the first twins born in Billings (April 15, 1884).

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  • Draftees 1951

    Billings natives who were drafted into the Korean War serving at Fort Lewis, Washington, January 1951. From left: Herb Helgeson, Jack Liedle, Dan Morgan, Don Orehowski, Don Schultz, unidentified, Jerr…

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  • Baldwin, Forrest

    Family members waiting for a train at the Northern Pacific depot, 1965. From left: Forrest Baldwin, Delores Propp, Edith Baldwin, Harold Pfaff, Elizabeth Weldon. Contributed by Monica Weldon. Publishe…

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  • Shuart, Reverend

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    Reverend Benjamin F. Shuart, first pastor of the First Congregational Church of Billings. Had been a frontier missionary in Kansas and North Dakota before coming to Montana the spring of 1882. Shuart…

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  • Scaffold burial with wood box

    Fred E. Miller

    Crow Indian grave with a wood box coffin on a scaffold. See Fred E. Miller: Photographer of the Crows by Nancy F. O'Conner.

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  • Can't Get up, widow of Half Yellow Face

    Fred E. Miller

    Crow portrait of elderly woman in front of tipi, July 4, 1921. 'Can't Get up, widow of Half Yellow Face.' Handwritten note says it is a Fred E. Miller photograph, but the 1921 date does not jibe with…

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  • Departing stages at the Yellowstone Lake Hotel, Yellowstone Park.

    Detroit Publishing Co

    Colorized postcard of stagecoaches departing the Yellowstone Lake Hotel in Yellowstone National Park. The Lake hotel has been in operation since 1891 and is a member of Historic Hotels of America. The…

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  • Salsbury, Lucy Enuice Baker

    Unknown

    Photo portrait of Lucy Eunice Baker Salsbury, wife of Samuel Ross Salsbury.

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  • Alexander, Evalyn Marcy

    Unknown

    Photo portrait of Mrs. Evalyn Marcy Alexander with "Forsyth, Montana" on front.

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  • Rinehart, J. H. (Jennie or Jeannie)

    Unknown

    Jeannie McKeller Rinehart was born in 1858 in Canada to Mr. & Mrs. Alex McKeller. She came to Billings in 1890. She married Dr. Joseph H. Rinehart, the physician, Mayor, and County Coroner, in 1890. S…

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  • Pompey's Pillar

    Unknown

    Rock formation, east of Billings on the Yellowstone River, named in 1806 by William Clark, of the Lewis and Clark expedition, for Toussaint Charbonneau and Sacajawea's baby son, Pomp, a nickname besto…

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  • Billings street scene

    Corner of North Broadway and 2nd Avenue North, 1930s. Contributed by Dianne and Don Cooper. Published by Pediment Publishing with the cooperation of the Billings Gazette.

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