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Indian child in basket, ca. 1915

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Indian child in basket, ca. 1915

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Boothbay Harbor photographers McDougall and Keefe took this photograph of a Native American child in a basket around 1915. At the time it was common for Indian families, among them the Rankos and the Sockabasins, to come to Boothbay Harbor from Old Town each summer to sell baskets, snowshoes, carved wooden items, and other souvenirs to summer visitors. The Indian families displayed their wares in a tent set up at the east end of the footbridge, where this photograph was taken.

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  • Title: Indian child in basket, ca. 1915
  • Creator: McDougall and Keefe, Boothbay Harbor
  • Creation Date: circa 1915
  • Subject Date: circa 1915
  • Town: Boothbay Harbor
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 10.4 x 7.6
  • Object Type: Image

For more information about this item, contact:

Boothbay Region Historical Society
PO Box 272, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538
(207) 633-0820
http://www.boothbayhistorical.org/

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