Roland Reed explores photo locations.
“The Eagle” is one of the many Roland Reed photographs included in “Alone in the Past,” a soon-to-be-released book about the early 20th century photographer. Many of Reed’s photo scenes were staged in Glacier National Park.
Reed’s photography studio in Kalispell became home to a business venture known as Reed’s Indians. “Reed promoted his new business in parades and other community activities in the Kalispell area,” author Ernest R. Lawrence writes in his new book about Reed.
Photographer Roland Reed is pictured in Kalispell in 1912.
Posted: Saturday, March 3, 2012 10:01 pm
Updated: 8:40 am, Tue Apr 22, 2014.
A century ago the American Indian culture in Montana straddled two worlds: Life on government-imposed reservations and life as it had been for centuries.
It’s the foothold in the old world that photographer Royal W. “Roland” Reed Jr. spent much of a lifetime re-creating.
Saturday, March 3, 2012 10:01 pm.
Updated: 8:40 am.