Josie Moriarty selling baskets, Indian Island, ca. 1930

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Josie Moriarty selling baskets, Indian Island, ca. 1930

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Description

Basketmaking was an economic cornerstone for the Penobscot Tribe. Tribal members traveled to sell their baskets, and set up storefronts like this one, where Josie Moriarty worked.

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About This Item

  • Title: Josie Moriarty selling baskets, Indian Island, ca. 1930
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • Town: Indian Island
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Postcard
  • Dimensions: 8.75 cm x 14 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 196 B5/15
  • Collection: Portland Society for Natural History
  • Object Type: Image

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