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The collection contains copies of photographs of Penobscot Indian life taken in the field by Frank G. Speck around 1911, as well as copies of some photographs collected by him. Many pieces depicted now belong to the National Museum of the American Indian, George Gustav Heye Center. Heye sponsored some of Speck's work. The photographs depict individual Penobscot Indians as well as objects such as baskets, snowshoes, tools, clothing, etc.
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SpC MS 1431 sc
Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "Speck (Frank G.) Penobscot Indian Photographs, ca. 1911" (2015). Finding Aids. Number 232.