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Portrait of Emma Last Star taken by Thomas B. Magee

Subject: Family History, Portrait, Women's clothing, Magee, Thomas Benjamin, 1862-1930, Magee, Henry Lincoln, 1896-1966, Magee, Donald Lee 1938-, Photographs, Jewelry, Necklaces, Dresses, Women's hats, Last Star, Emma

Transcript: Maiden Name: Emma Merchant. Husband: Theodore Last Star. Children: One Adopted son Calvin Last Star. They held two Medicine Pipe Bundles and many other kinds of bundles as well. Card Information: Mrs. Emma Last Star. A headshot of a Blackfeet woman. Thomas B. Magee, 1862-1930; Henry L. Magee, 1896-1966 MGNGEN0051 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. Research on the photographs has been done by Adrienne Heavy Head using various published resources about the Blackfoot people and interviews.

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Leather dress with fringed bottom and sleeves. Fringes across the breast and beads in red and blue across the breast. Fringes on breast are decorated with small brass bells and brown coloured beads. The sleeves are decorated with white black and red short beads and grey long beads. around the neck and down the shoulders there are red, blue and black beads. Along the bottom there is a central red and black triangle made of cloth and two red and white squares also made of cloth. A line of red circles made of cloth and underneath a line of pink and blue beads right on the edge of the fringes at the bottom. The red circles go around the red and white squares but not the centre triangle.

Subject: Conservation, Kainai, Museums, Art, Women's clothing, Photographs, Beadwork, Dresses, British Museum

Transcript: On March 29, 2011 A group of Blackfoot people from all four tribes travelled to London, England and surveyed the collection at the British Museum storage. The part of the collection surveyed has quill worked scalp lock and weasel tail shirts, a split horn headdress from the Horn Society, a spilt horn headdress from the Brave Dogs Society, two straight up headdress', A shield, a club, a mans saddle, a woman's dress, a Brave Dogs rattle, a toothed necklace and a pair of men's leggings with quill work on them. There is more Blackfoot materials in their collection but these are the item's that were marked as most important to see on this visit. There are item's on display in the main museum as well as more in storage. You can access the British Museum's main page and collections database: http://www.britishmuseum.org/default.aspx Photographs taken by Adrienne Heavy Head. Museum inventory document provided by the British Museum for use by the Blackfoot Digital Library. British Museum Documents are for educational use only. Not to be published without permission from the British Museum.

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Dog Child (aka Winnipeg Jack) and his wife, The Only Handsome Woman - Blackfoot - {Dog Child was a Scout for the Canadian Mounted Police. Note the Japanese Kantana Sword in his right hand.}

Subject: Portraits, Photographs, Dresses, Coats, Dog Child, Winnipeg Jack, The Only Handsome Woman

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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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