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Frances Densmore: Recording & Preserving Native American Music : Images & Artifacts

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Frances Densmore, 09/1868    Frances Densmore, 1899         Frances Densmore, 1916          Boat landing. Rainy Lake. Frances Densmore visit with Ernest Oberholtzer, 08/1920

 

 View of the Lake Winnebigoshish dam where Frances Densmore obtained skeletal materials and pottery fragments, 1918     Mille Lacs    Ojibway Indians in front of wigwams, Grand Portage, 08/11/1905    Mary Razer (Papagine) drying fish nets. White Earth,

Sample Artifacts at MNHS

Columbia Graphophone phonograph used by Frances Densmore. used approximately 1897    Two feathers, possibly raven, used in a Dakota headdress. Collected by American ethnographer Frances Densmore,     A landscape painted on slate by anthropologist Frances Densmore, Red Wing, Minn., 1882    Child's Plains Indian beaded moccasins, approximately 1930. Collected by Frances Densmore  Tin palette, used circa 1875-1899 by Frances Densmore    Dakota pincushion, approximately 1934.

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