Black and white photograph of Frances Densmore with Mountain Chief who is interpreting a recording.

Frances Densmore with Mountain Chief (Sioux), Chief is interpreting a recording with sign language

Frances Densmore with Mountain Chief, a Dakota man, 1914. He is interpreting a recording for her with sign language.

Frances Densmore with Susan Windgrow

Frances Densmore with Susan Windgrow

Red Wing ethnologist Frances Densmore examines a moccasin made by her Dakota friend Susan Windgrow (Good Bear Woman), c.1930. Densmore also preserved a nationally important collection of American Indian songs by recording them on wax cylinders, beginning in 1906.

Black and white photograph of Frances Densmore, age eighteen.

Frances Densmore, 18 years old

Portrait of Frances Densmore at age 18, 1885.

Black and white photograph of Frances E. Andrews, ca. 1907.

Frances E. Andrews

Frances E. Andrews, ca. 1907. From the Ernest Oberholtzer papers, Manuscript Collection, Minnesota Historical Society.

Black and white photograph of Frances E. Andrews (far right) and two other women, ca. mid-1950s.

Frances E. Andrews (far right), ca. mid-1950s

Frances E. Andrews (far right), ca. mid-1950s.

Black and white photograph of Frances E. Andrews (second from right) and others, ca. mid-1950s. Used with the permission of the Hunt Hill Audubon Society.

Frances E. Andrews (second from right)

Frances E. Andrews (second from right), ca. mid-1950s. Used with the permission of the Hunt Hill Audubon Society.

Black and white photograph of Frances E. Andrews at a National Audubon Society dinner, 1954.

Frances E. Andrews at a National Audubon Society dinner

A president of the National Audubon Society (likely John H. Baker) presents a citation to Frances E. Andrews of Minneapolis for her contributions to conservation at the Society's annual dinner in New York City, November 20, 1954. From the Minneapolis Star Tribune portrait collection in the Minnesota Historical Society Library.

Black and white photograph of Frances E. Andrews, ca. 1907. From the Ernest Oberholtzer papers, Manuscript Collection, Minnesota Historical Society.

Frances E. Andrews, ca. 1907

Frances E. Andrews, ca. 1907. From the Ernest Oberholtzer papers, Manuscript Collection, Minnesota Historical Society.

Black and white photograph of Frances E. Andrews, ca. mid-1950s.

Frances E. Andrews, ca. mid-1950s

Frances E. Andrews, ca. mid-1950s. Used with the permission of the Hunt Hill Audubon Society.

Black and white photograph of Frances E. Andrews, 1903.

Frances E. Andrews’ high school graduation portrait

Frances E. Andrews’ high school graduation portrait, Lee Bras, 1903. From the Ernest Oberholtzer papers, Manuscript Collection, Minnesota Historical Society.

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