University of Montana--Missoula, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, K. Ross Toole Archives
This collection includes 304 glass plate and modern film negatives and prints created by Edward H. Boos between 1900 and 1908. This photographic collection constitutes one of the most extensive and detailed visual records of the Missoula, Mission, and Flathead valleys at the beginning of the 20th Century. Boos's Flathead Reservation portraits document particularly insightful details regarding the lifestyle, possessions, and landscapes of tribal members just prior to the 1910 Allotment Act, an action that opened vast portions of the reservation to non-tribal settlement. Some photographs were not inscribed with captions prior to donation to the K. Ross Toole Archives and several others were inscribed with only cursory identifiers. However, most photographs were inscribed with various combinations of the subjects' tribal name (in phonetic transcription), loose English translation, and Flathead Agency register names. In several instances Boos photographed the same individuals over a ... Read More
Idaho State Historical Society,-- Idaho Oral History Center
Byrne describes working and traveling among Indians in Montana and Idaho; the Indian termination policy of the federal government, the Coeur d'Alene Mission of the Sacred Heart, and the Flathead Indian Reservation
University of Montana--Missoula, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, K . Ross Toole Archives
This collection consists of fifty photographs taken and developed by Albert Tellier. The photographs are of his family on the Flathead Indian Reservation during the early 20th century and take place on the Tellier land in St. Ignatius, Montana from 1910-1921. Albert Tellier's favorite subject was his only child, Violet Tellier, born in the Tellier home in 1916
Montana Historical Society,-- Library and Archives Dept
This collection consists of a scrapbook (1924-1965) containing a history of the Big Flat Pioneers by Judith E. Roark, invitations to the various reunions, correspondence with members, financial records, programs, photographs, and clippings. Loose material in the scrapbook has been foldered, including correspondence (1924-1965, n.d.); financial records (1927-1965); minutes (1929-1952); miscellany, including a history (1964) of the Big Flat Pioneers and the settlement of the Big Flat written by Lee Biggerstaff, lists of members attending, acknowledgements of sympathy expressed, poetry and skits, programs and invitations; and clippings
Montana Historical Society Research Center - Archives and Photograph Archives
These records of the Washington Superintendency of the Office of Indian Affairs consist of incoming correspondence (1853-1863) from employees assigned to the Flathead and Blackfeet agencies. (MF 32)
Montana Historical Society Research Center - Archives and Photograph Archives
Photographs collected by Elizabeth Lochrie, a Butte, Montana western artist who specialized in Native American portraits, particularly of Blackfeet tribal members. Primarily images related to Native Americans in Montana and surrounding states, including views of the All American Indian Days in Sheridan, Wyoming (1954); members of the Assiniboine, Blackfeet, Crow, Cheyenne, Chippewa-Cree, Flathead, Shoshone, and Sioux tribes; Tom Campbell's initiation into the Crow tribe; the Crow Fair parade (1938); and Crow Indians performing the Sun Dance (ca. 1944). Views of Montana locations include Babb; Bannack; Butte; Tom Campbell's ranch near Hardin (1945); Deer Lodge and Mt. Powell; East Glacier; Ennis and Ennis Lake; Gallatin Range and Gallatin River; Glacier National Park; Glasgow; Mission Range; Pioneer; St. Ignatius; and Yellowstone National Park. Views of people include Tom Campbell; Elizabeth Lochrie; Lochrie receiving the Mother of the Year Award (1960); Caroline McGill; Arthur Menard; ... Read More
University of Montana--Missoula,-- Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library
This collection contains A.M. Sterling Company correspondence, financial, legal, promotional, and photographic records as well as a small sequence of documents Robert T. Sterling collected through his involvement with Ronan, Mont., civic and religious organizations. The materials in this collection provide insights regarding general merchandising operations in rural Montana, the extent to which family enterprises tended to dominate local markets, and Ronan's community history
Eastern Washington State Historical Society - Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture
Photographs of Indians from the Flathead and Crow Reservation. Photographs are primarily of people
Montana Historical Society,-- Library and Archives Dept
Papers concerning Flathead Indian Reservation -- Incoming correspondence (1929, 1943) from Montana senator Burton K. Wheeler regarding per capita payments to the Flathead Indians; a letter (1946) from the Enrollment Committee of the Flathead Agency regarding Lula Allard's annuity payments; a homestead claim (1914) to land in the Flathead Valley; and a stipulation in the court case Lula G. Allard v. C.J. Moodey, Project Manager of the U.S. Reclamation Service
Montana Historical Society,-- Library and Archives Dept
Topics include his childhood on the Flathead Indian Reservation; defending Indian rights; the Wheeler-Howard Indian Rights Act; the CCC; and his work as a packer and a scaler for the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), Forestry Branch, and the U.S. Forest Service

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