For more than thirty years spanning the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Evelyn Jephson Cameron photographed the landscape, wildlife, and people of eastern Montana. Evelyn took thousands of photographs of her world; the rural life, badlands, and ranch characters of the real west.
Mary Breckenridge (1881-1965), a nurse midwife. She founded the Frontier Nursing Service to provide maternity services to women in the Appalachian mountains of eastern Kentucky. Nurses visited families on horseback. This service significantly lowered the maternal mortality rate of the region served.