Item 18987 - Mellie Dunham making snowshoes, ca. 1925

Item 18987 - Mellie Dunham making snowshoes, ca. 1925
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Item 18987
Mellie Dunham making snowshoes, ca. 1925
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Mellie Dunham of Norway is shown in his shop making his famous snowshoes. Explorer Robert Peary used Dunham snowshoes on his arctic explorations. Mellie Dunham was also a famous fiddler, performing for Henry Ford and on the Keith vaudeville circuit in 1925 and 1926.

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