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Indian woman at work
Indian woman at work
TitleIndian woman at work
Date of Originalbetween 1900 and 1930
CreatorZahn, Frank B., 1891-
Creator RolePhotographer
DescriptionA Native American woman works with an awl to punch a hole in a moccasin she is making. The other moccasin is on the floor in front of her. A dog lays nearby on the floor.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectIndians of North America
Fine arts, folk arts
Animals
Women
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Dogs
Braids (Hairdressing)
Shoes
Shoemaking
Decade1900-1909
1910-1919
1920-1929
Item Number00900-0048
Format of OriginalGlass negatives
Transcription"Indian woman at work Zahn's photo"--Handwritten on front of negative.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota Studies eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryA Dakota woman uses an awl to punch a hole in a moccasin she is making. The other moccasin lies on the rug at her feet. She may keep the moccasins for her own use, or sell them at a trader's store. The rugs behind her and under her feet belong to the photographer, Frank Zahn.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionZahn Family Photograph Collection 00900
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00900-0048)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh009000048
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