Hairwork bracelet from the Morrison County Historical Society’s collection. Unknown donor but possibly Mary Harker, the daughter of Nathan Richardson. #0.0.161.

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Anthony Elliot II (foreground), apprentice Adam Bleeker in background (left) with A.J. Elliott, Elliott's Tattoo, Little Falls, MN, February 9, 2020. Photo by Morrison County Historical Society.

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