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Menominee Women's Crew | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Menominee Women's Crew

Menominee Women's Crew | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Ribes eradication crew of Indian women on the Menominee Reservation pose together in a line.
DESCRIPTION
Ribes eradication crew of Indian women on the Menominee Reservation pose together in a line.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:35126
Creation Date: 1943
Creator Name:Unknown
City:
County:Menominee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Classified File
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:Indian CF 122
Original Dimensions:3 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The ribes plants need to be cleared to prevent the white pines from contracting blister rust. During World War II many Menominee enlisted in the army, leaving women to manage the tribe's mill and protect its forest lands.
SUBJECTS
Work clothes
Indian reservations
Menominee Indians
Women
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Hats
Forest conservation
Trees

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