Photograph of Marie Frances Robinson Fawcett

Marie Frances Robinson Fawcett

Photograph of Marie Frances Robinson Fawcett, third wife of Wilford "Captain Billy" Fawcett, in 1935. Fawcett met Robinson in 1924 when she was working for an American trapshooting organization.

Photograph of Marion Fawcett and Viva Claire Meyers

Marion Fawcett and Viva Claire Meyers

Wilford "Captain Billy" Fawcett's daughter Marion and first wife, Viva Claire Meyers, pose for a formal portrait, 1929.

Photograph of Mrs. Emile Amblard sitting on a wicker chair with a tennis racquet in ther hand, a boat cap on her head, and a dog seated by her side. Circa 1910..

Mrs. Emile Amblard

Photograph of Mrs. Emile Amblard c. 1910.

Black-and-white photograph of Lola Perpich, wife of Minnesota governor Rudy Perpich, c.1978.

Lola Perpich

Photograph of Lola Perpich, wife of Minnesota governor Rudy Perpich, c.1978.

Black and white photograph of Frances Densmore with American Indian instruments.

Frances Densmore

Frances Densmore researched and recorded the music of American Indians from the 1890s through the 1950s, preserving important cultural traditions that might otherwise have been lost.

Color photograph of Columbia Graphophone used by Frances Densmore to record American Indian music, c. 1897.

Columbia Graphophone phonograph used by Frances Densmore

Columbia Graphophone (Type AT) used by Frances Densmore to record Native American music onto cylinder records, used around 1897.

Black and white photograph of Frances Densmore being presented with citation by Harold Dean Carter.

Frances Densmore being presented with the a citation from Harold Dean Cater (MHS Director)

Frances Densmore being presented with a citation from Harold Dean Carter, director of the Minnesota Historical Society 1954.

Black and white photograph of Frances Densmore, 1949.

Frances Densmore

Portrait of Frances Densmore, 1949.

Black and white photograph of Frances Densmore outside of tipi with American Indians, 1900.

Frances Densmore

Frances Densmore with American Indians outside of a tipi, 1900.

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.

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