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Photographs of Blackfoot groups from the Magee Collection

Various photographs of Blackfoot people in groups.

Subject: Clothing and dress, Family History, Women's clothing, Magee, Thomas Benjamin, 1862-1930, Magee, Henry Lincoln, 1896-1966, Magee, Donald Lee 1938-, Portraits, Group, Photographs, Glacier National Park, Hudson's Bay Company, Dresses, Headdress, Headgear, Coats

Transcript: The people in these photographs still need to be identified. Two of the photographs appear to have been taken at some kind of celebration. The other photographs look like they were staged so that the people could wear their best clothing or headdress'. Card information: Blackfeet Group � 1. A group shot of five Blackfeet men standing in the snow. Two of the men are wearing Hudson's Bay Company wool blanket coats and two other men are wearing feathered headdresses. Thomas B. Magee, 1862-1930; Henry L. Magee, 1896-1966 MGNGEN0062 Blackfeet Group � 2. A group shot of Blackfeet men, women and children, standing in front of an airplane. Most of the men are wearing feathered headdresses and some of the women are wearing dresses decorated with elk teeth. Thomas B. Magee, 1862-1930; Henry L. Magee, 1896-1966 MGNGEN0063 Blackfeet Group � 3. A group shot of five Blackfeet men. Two of the men are wearing Hudson's Bay Company wool blanket coats and four of the men are wearing feathered headdresses. Thomas B. Magee, 1862-1930; Henry L. Magee, 1896-1966 MGNGEN0064 Blackfeet Group � 4. A group shot of Blackfeet men, women and children. Most of the men are wearing feathered headdresses. Some of the men are wearing Hudson's Bay Company wool blanket coats, and some of the women are wearing dresses decorated with elk teeth. A triangular flag has the words ""Glacier National Park"" written on it. Thomas B. Magee, 1862-1930; Henry L. Magee, 1896-1966 MGNGEN0065 This photograph is part of the Magee Family Collection. The collection was donated to the Blackfoot Digital Library by Don Magee the son of Thomas Magee. The originals are now in the University of Alberta's archives.


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Publisher: Blackfoot Digital Library

Contributor: Magee, Don

Asset Date: 2012-03-09

Format: Image

Tribe: Aamskaapiipiikuni

CONTENTdm file name: 1563.cpd

CONTENTdm number: 1562

Date modified: 2014-06-13

Origin Location Name: Browning

Pointer: 1 562

Origin Location Name: Browning