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Charles Bender at he beginning of his career, 1903.
Charles Bender during the prime of his baseball career, 1911. Photograph by Paul Thompson.
Ojibwe bandolier bag made c.1900.
Miniature birchbark makak (Ojibwe storage basket) decorated in floral motifs employing colored cord and yarn. The makak is filled with maple sugar.
Pair of Ojibwe child's leather moccasins. Made in Isle, Mille Lacs County, c.1910.
Ojibwe black velvet dance costume shirt was probably made for Kay-zhe-baush-kung (Otto Bismark) of Walker, Minnesota. Purchased by Neal Barnard at the Leech Lake Reservation ca.1920.
Round pinback button commemorating the twenty-second anniversary of the American Indian Movement (AIM). Manufacturer unknown, c.1990.
Color acetate film slide of Violet Weyaus gathering maple syrup on the Lake Mille Lacs Reservation on April 19, 1947. Photographed by Monroe P. Killy.
Black-and-white photograph of an Ojibwe birch bark canoe and two paddlers, c.1910.
Tanned deer hide made by Ojibwe Indians, date unknown.
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