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English: Part of a series of pictures depicting Frances Densmore at the Smithsonian Institution in 1916 during a recording session with Blackfoot chief Mountain Chief for the Bureau of American Ethnology.

Library of Congress caption: "Blackfoot Chief, Mountain Chief making phonographic record at Smithsonian, 2/9/1916."

National Geographic caption: "This 1916 image of Frances Densmore and Blackfoot leader Mountain Chief listening to a cylinder recording has become a symbol of the early songcatcher era."
Date 9 February 1916
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