Josie Moriarty selling baskets, Indian Island, ca. 1930

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


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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  • 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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