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Nelson Story, Sr., Bozeman, Montana Territory
              Title: Nelson Story, Sr., Bozeman, Montana Territory   Date: ca 1870s   Location: Bozeman, Montana Territory   Photographer: Unknown Photographer
Description: Nelson Story, Sr. (1838-1926). Known as one of Bozeman's richest man, making his fortune in gold in Virginia City. He made a risky cattle drive from Texas to Montana, inspiring the book, "Lonesome Dove." He opened one of Bozeman's first banks, owned a flour mill, was a real estate magnate, and donated land to start Montana Agricultural College. With his son, Walter P, they built the Walter P. Story building in Los Angeles, CA in 1908, one of that city's first skyscrapers. 8x10 in. digital copy print of "Crayon Portrait". Digital TIF master.
Format: image/jpeg    Source: Museum of the Rockies Photo Archive
Rights: Copyright restrictions available from the Museum of the Rockies Photo Archive   
Catalog Number: 2011.24.2   
Subjects: Men--Portraits | 
Surname:   Story, Sr., Nelson 
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