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    "Tacoma Waterfront, 1884", "Northern or Alaska Indians down for Hoppicking Time"
    Creation Date: 1884
    Catalog ID: 2010.0.293
    Call Number: IND CUL 3.03.009
    Photographic print, "Tacoma Waterfront, 1884," "Northern or Alaska Indians down for Hoppicking Time", group of Native American Indians (men, women and children) temporarily camp at Tacoma waterfront, in preparation for hops harvesting, 1884. Young boy in left foreground holds bow and arrow, other people rest seated on canoes or beach area. Many canoes and tents are visible.
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    [Standing by totem pole at Fort Tongass, AK]
    Creation Date: ca. 1900
    Catalog ID: 2001.4.37
    Call Number: 2001.4.37
    Several Caucasian men stand around the base of a totem pole, probably Tlingit, at Fort Tongass, AK. Apparently a Western hat is placed on the knees of a figure in the totem pole. The pole stands near a picket fence located between 2 wood buildings, portions of which are visible.
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    [totem pole model]
    Creation Date: ca. 1900
    Catalog ID: C1988.5.2
    Model totem pole, Northern Northwest Coast culture area / Tlingit?, ca. 1900. The model is roughly oval shape in cross section extending front to back and it tapers at top. It is carved and painted in the round. Black formlines show a figure with large eye with blue painted socket, large wide mouth, and curved arms with claws at top. Lower figure is larger but with similar face. Above eyes is large, unpainted cross hatched area. Three gill like forms are below mouth. Between the two figures on front is section of five black bands with red painted vertical lines on them. Smaller sections of cross hatching on either side. Top is painted black and cut straight. Series of red painted scalloped forms around edge. Collected by donor's uncle, Capt. Fred G. Lewis, a Yukon River boat captain in the late 1890s.
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    [basket]
    Creation Date: ca. 1890s-1930s?
    Catalog ID: 2018.0.467
    Large basket, Northern Northwest Coast culture area / Tlingit, ca. 1890s-1930s? Handmade of spruce root using twined technique and bear grass in false embroidery. The round base (10 3/4" diam.) is twined with five concentric double rows of raised twined stitches. Around the side edge above the base are two bands of four raised twine lines each which are separated by plain twine. On the upper section there is a design in false embroidery in yellow bear grass. The upper and lower bands consist of three straight lines separated at intervals by triangles in orange and yellow (combination of half a head of a salmonberry and wild celery designs). The central design is a double line of stepped lines with orange rectangles in the void (wave pattern). Around the braided rim edge is a line of short dashes in yellow.
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    [basket]
    Creation Date: ca. 1890-ca. 1915?
    Catalog ID: 2018.0.478
    Basket, Northern Northwest Coast culture area / Tlingit, ca. 1890-ca. 1915? Handmade of spruce root in twined technique and bear grass in false embroidery. The round base (7 1/4" diam.) has raised reinforcing bands at intervals in the somewhat conical base. The sides flare out from there and finish in wrapped twine row over cut warps. Below the rim are two dark brown twined rows. Between them and set at regular intervals are rectangles in false embroidery in orange brown bear grass. Below are dots of orange brown stitches in false embroidery which may have been part of a larger design.
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    [basket]
    Creation Date: 1890s-ca. 1920?
    Catalog ID: 2018.0.482
    Small cylindrical basket, Northern Northwest Coast culture area / Tlingit, 1890s-ca. 1920? Handmade of spruce root using twined technique and bear grass in false embroidery. The twined base has a green center and bands of orange twining around it. On the interior sides, thare are bands that appear red brown and black. On the exterior, the false embroidered is over these bands with parts of the color showing through. The false embroidery design consists of five rows of parallelogram forms in yellow and yellow orange.
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    Hoolikan Pit [Temporary storage pit for eulachon fish, Alaska]
    Catalog ID: 2015.15.2.37
    Call Number: 2015.15.2.37
    Black and white, undated close photographic image of a man from the Northern Northwest Coast culture area sitting on the ground beside a large rectangular temporary storage pit for eulachon fish, which is dug in the ground, by a river in southeast Alaska. Cut logs frame the edges of the pit, and the fish are visible, level with the ground. A round container, possibly containing fish, is on the far side of the pit. The river is in image background. Pedrose Collection
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    [basket]
    Creation Date: ca. 1890s-1920?
    Catalog ID: C1952.4.10
    Basket, Northern Northwest Coast culture area / Tlingit, ca. 1890s-1920? Handmade of tan colored spruce root and ornamented with bear grass. The basket is a slightly flared cylinder shape with round base and flaring sides to wider rim. The base center is slightly indented and has two rows of light green stitches around it. The exterior has two broad black bands over which there is a false embroidery design in yellow and light yellow bear grass. It is a flattened "I" shape or tattoo design. The rim edge is finished with four rows of wrapped twine.
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    [basket]
    Creation Date: 1890s-ca. 1915?
    Catalog ID: C1962.220.5
    Cylinder basket, Northern Northwest Coast / Tlingit, 1890s-ca. 1915? Handmade using spruce root in twined technique with false embroidery. The sides flare out slightly from round base. On the sides are two decorative bands that follow the twined dark bands At top and bottom of each is a double row of false embroidery in light yellow bear grass. Between the lines is a repeating design of large rectangles in red brown bear grass. At center are two horizontal lines in red brown grass. At each end is a vertical band of light orange bear grass. The base is twined and has conical shape with raised center.
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    [basket]
    Creation Date: 1890s-ca. 1920s
    Catalog ID: 2018.0.488
    Large cylindrical basket, Northwest Coast culture area / Tlingit, 1890s-1920s. Handmade of spruce root using twined technique and bear grass in false embroidery. The large round base (11 1/2" diam.) is twined with slight raised center. It is made with concentric rings of raised twine, with three double rows at edge and lower sides. The sides flare out slightly . The top edge has three raised rows of twining. On upper exterior is design in false embroidery using bear grass. Design consists of a pair of four lines divided by diagonal area which has yellow stitches (spawn of the stickleback basket motif). Between the two bands is a narrower stepped line design (wave basket design). Most of the false embroidery appears to be yellow, with some yellow orange possibly green color.