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This letter dated January 6, 1931, from Curator Willoughby M. Babcock to Eugene Burdick, acknowledges the deposit of a "Sioux squaw's dress" in the Minnesota Historical Society museum for the period of one year. Babcock notes the dress is made of elk's hide and features beadwork done by Mrs. Bull Head of the Standing Rock Reservation. Babcock notes the dress was dropped off by Usher Burdick
Receipt from Willoughby M. Babcock to Eugene Burdick for Beaded Dress, December 31, 1930
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indigenous art, artifacts, beads, beadwork, museum, exhibition
Standing Rock Sioux, Standing Rock Nation, Íŋyaŋ Woslál Háŋ, Minnesota State Historical Society,
Usher Burdick, Eugene Burdick, Mrs. Bull Head,
Babcock, Willoughby M., "Letter from Willoughby M. Babcock to Eugene Burdick Regarding Beaded Dress, January 6, 1931" (1931). Usher Burdick Papers. 61.