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Public Health and Culture in Butte - Pt. 2

Many of Butte’s citizens refused to obey authorities’ orders, and much of that attitude stemmed from the city’s unique history and settlement. Most of Butte’s residents depended upon the mining industry, which followed cyclical “boom and bust” periods and was semi-permanent. 1,056 more words

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Card Players

Blurred details & fingerprints, but it’s still a nice photograph. All soldiers are looking at the photographs, with the exclusion of two of the players, who are of course more interested in their game!

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Old soldiers

The most striking element of this group photo of French soldiers is their age. They were probably working in a hospital and belonged to the territorial army.

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The bathroom

Well, this is a rather strange location for a studio group photograph, don’t you think?

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The Wounded

Another picture coming from my series of restaurated negative glass plates (see my yesterday’s post). As written by my friend Mike Brubaker, these pictures may have been taken in an army’s hospital. 13 more words

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The nurse, the nun and the soldiers

I had bought some years ago several negatives on glass plates on eBay; these ones were in bad state and borrowed to my neighbour, who’s a photographer. 74 more words

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