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Dat-So-La-Lee House

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1914, Abram Cohn. 331 W. Proctor St.

This modest building was once the home of the famous Washoe Indian basket weaver Louisa Keyser (c. 1861–1925), better known as Dat-SoLa-Lee. Cohn and his wife, Clarisse Amy, collectors of Native American art, promoted Keyser's work and built for her the tiny, one-story, board-and-batten cottage with a gable roof adjacent to their own house. The Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California now owns the building and plans to open a museum in it.

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Author: 
Julie Nicoletta
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Julie Nicoletta, "Dat-So-La-Lee House", [Carson City, Nevada], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/NV-01-NW078.5.

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Buildings of Nevada, Julie Nicoletta. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000, 111-111.

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