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Menominee Indian Basket Maker and Child

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Description: Indian basket maker with her child.
Postcard

Outdoor Portrait of Ho-Chunk Woman

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Description: Susie Redhorn "HiNukIGa" (Woman), daughter of Frank Redhorn and Lucy Prettyman, shown in later years posing by two baskets. The photo was taken at the Dell...
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Ho-Chunk Woman with Baskets

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Description: Studio portrait of an elderly Ho-Chunk woman with baskets.
Photograph

Chippewa Woman Making Baskets

Date: 1925
Description: A Chippewa (Ojibwa) woman preparing splints for basket making. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbilt, the fir...
Photograph

Yava-supai [Havasupai] Women and Children

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Description: Yava-supai [Havasupai] women and children with baskets.
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Outdoor Portrait of Ho-Chunk Woman

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Description: Mary (Stacy) Yellowthunder, (Cowboy Woman) weaving a basket while seated on a blanket. A dwelling and trees can be seen in the background. She is the daugh...
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Indian Basket Sellers

Date: 1909
Description: Three Potawatomi women selling baskets. There is a building in the background.
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Olson and Basket Winners

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Description: Jack Olson, Republican Party leader and owner of the Olson Boat Company of the Wisconsin Dells, with a group of Native American women who were winners in a...
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Karok Baskets

Date: 1923
Description: The original caption reads: "The basketry of the Karok does not differ from that of the Hupa and the Yurok. The process is always twining, and the usual ma...
Photograph

Woman Basket Weaving

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Description: A Native American woman weaving baskets with her three children. Text on the photograph reads, "Publ. by Seymour & Co."
Photograph

Outdoor Portrait of Ho-Chunk Woman

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Description: Mary (Stacy) Yellowthunder, (Cowboy Woman) weaving a basket while seated on a blanket. A dwelling and trees can be seen in the background. She is the daugh...
Photograph

Indian Basket Makers

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Description: A group of Indian basket makers sits before their tents.
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Native Americans Roadside Market

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Description: View of a market near a road. Native Americans sell baskets and curios to men and women wearing hats and long coats.
Book or Pamphlet

Indian Manufactures

Date: 1821
Description: An illustration of items manufactured by Indians, including a canoe, two paddles, moccasins, rolled mat, pipe bowl, and a beaded bag.
Photograph

Women with Baskets

Date: 1930
Description: Two unidentified Ho-Chunk women posing outdoors behind a pile of baskets made from split black ash. There is a tarpaper covered dwelling behind them with a...
Newspaper Article/Clipping

Regalia Brightens School Anniversary

Date: May 18 1954
Description: Caption under photograph reads: "Buckskins and bright feathered bonnets were donned by this group to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the founding of the...
Newspaper Article/Clipping

75th Anniversary Observance

Date: April 25 1954
Description: Winnebago children and adults are dressed in traditional clothing for the photo. The caption reads: "As part of the 75th anniversary observance of the foun...
Photograph

Young Indian Girl

Date: 1910
Description: A young Indian girl standing on a run-down porch. She is wearing a dress and is holding a small basket in one hand, and a rolled item under her other arm....
Photograph

Indian Woman with Blueberries

Date: 1910
Description: An Indian woman standing on rocks holding two containers of blueberries.
Photograph

Mable Lowe Weaving Baskets

Date: 1969
Description: A Ho-Chunk woman, Mable Davis (maiden name) Lowe is sitting and weaving a basket. Behind her is a dwelling (chipoteke). Several finished woven baskets are...

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