All portraits copyright the original photographers and/or studios. Here in town the family of a prominent commercial photographer still manages the rights to his work, which ranged from the late 1880s into the 1950s.
Most should be natural tone but some files had been converted to grayscale. A blue cast may show up on some, it is a reflection of the scanner light source.
Baird Studio, Astoria, Illinois
Capt. James and Mrs. MacQuarrie, Sadie, Jennie and Lila. Pistou, Nova Scotia. Autumn, 1897.
Peterson Foto, Devil's Lake, North Dakota