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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.
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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Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
- Baskets--Maine--Indian Island
- Indians of North America--Maine--Indian Island
- Penobscot Indians--Indian Island
- Penobscot Indians--Maine--Indian Island
- Store interiors--Maine--Indian Island
- Stores & storefronts--Maine--Indian Island
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