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Killing of cow and spikes, buffaloes in Smoky Butte Country, Mont.
Killing of cow and spikes, buffaloes in Smoky Butte Country, Mont.
TitleKilling of cow and spikes, buffaloes in Smoky Butte Country, Mont.
Date of Original1881
CreatorHuffmann, L. A. (Laton Alton), 1854-1931
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionSeveral buffalo taken by hunters lay dead in the snow on the Montana landscape. A rifle is propped up by one of the carcasses.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAnimals
Wildlife
Subject (LCTGM)Hunting
Buffaloes
Rifles
Snow
Winter
Postcards
LocationMontana
Decade1880-1889
Item Number1952-7476
Format of OriginalPostcards
Transcription"Killing of cows and spikes copyright 1907 by L.A. Huffmann"--Printed on front of postcard.
"A killing of cows and spikes in the Smokey Butte country, between the Missouri and Yellowstone in 1881, while the skinners were at work taking the robes and tongues only. What an awful waste it was, of life and man-energy!"--Printed on back of postcard.
NotesTitle created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryHunters preferred .45 or .50 caliber rifles to hunt bison.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionFrank B. Fiske Photograph Collection 1952
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (1952-7476)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh19527476
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