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FNS Photo by Jed Carlson Michael Fox, curator of the Museum of the Rockies, talks about the work of photographer David F. Barry at the Douglas County Historical Society in Superior, Wis., on July 23. The DCHS opened an exhibit featuring Barry’s works with Native Americans and the frontier armies, as well as his later years in life when he was a photographer in Superior.

Capturing the frontier, one shot at a time: Photographer featured in Wisconsin exhibit

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SUPERIOR, Wis. — It was an age when the camera was larger than a toaster oven. Images were captured on 8-by-10-inch cut glass, and the chemicals used to process those images — like cyanide — were deadly.


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