This 1907 Solomon Butcher photo is fittingly titled Harvest Queen. We don't know who the woman in the photo is, but we do know she is ROCKING that outfit.
In 1909, Lexington Business College hosted the legendary Fisk Jubilee Singers. The occasion was recorded by Solomon Butcher.
The Garness family pose in front of their sod home in Custer County for Nebraska photographer Solomon D. Butcher in 1887. Next to the family is a big pile of large pumpkins. Butcher often had his subjects pose with their favorite possessions or signs of prosperity. In this photo, Butcher and the Garness family use the pumpkins to show a successful, bountiful harvest.
The family of William Kelley pose among the rows of their celery field. The Keller’s farm was located six miles west of Kearney on an island in the Platte River. Nebraska Photographer Solomon D. Butcher captured this photograph in 1904. At that time, Butcher had a studio in Kearney.