Stories Behind the Objects | Yellowstone National Park Postcards from the Haynes Family

Length: 5 minutes. Take a close-up look at a Museum of the Rockies artifact in 5 minutes or less! Brought to you by Lisa Verwys, Collections Manager and Registrar for Cultural History, this series explores the stories behind objects from the museum’s history collections.

From 1884 through 1967, the Haynes family was synonymous with images of Yellowstone National Park. Learn about the Haynes' impact on documenting and advertising Yellowstone National Park to the world during its early years through exploring ​some of MOR's collection of Haynes artifacts, including Haynes postcards and the small bowls used by Haynes' workers to add color to early photographs.