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Unit 3: Set 5: Fred Gerard & The Fur Trade - Photographs

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Gerard Standing
Fred Gerard was a fur trader, but also a successful business
man as this photo taken in St. Louis demonstrates. A3277

Gerard Portrait
Fred Gerard worked at Fort Lincoln as a scout
and interpreter for several years. A3778
Ella Portrait
Ella Waddell married Fred Gerard in 1879. She was
the mother of four of Gerardís seven children.
B782 #2

Portrait of 1st Son
Frederic Curtis Gerard shared his fatherís and
half-brotherís first name. His suit indicates that
his family lived a middle-class lifestyle. B782 #4
Birdie's Portrait
Birdie was the second child of Ella and Fred Gerard.
B782 #8

Portrait of Charles
Charles was the third child of Ella and Fred Gerard.
B782 #6
Flossie's Portrait
Flossie was the youngest daughter of Ella and Fred
Gerard. There are no childhood pictures of his
daughters by Helena Catherine. B782 #9

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