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Freedmen -- Cherokee Nation

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

African American payment at Hayden, on Big Creek in Cooweescoowee District, after Federal Suit in which African American freedmen won their right to a share in the Cherokee money., undated

 Item — Box Photo B-6, Item: 19
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Black and white original prints of the Cherokee Male and Female Seminaries at Park Hill, Indian Territory. Includes members of the Cherokee tribal government, Cherokee students, and Tahlequah, Indian Territory.

Dates: undated

Anne Ross Piburn Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-1217
Scope and Contents


Programs (1937-1958) of the yearly reunions of graduates of Cherokee seminaries; a report (1955) regarding the old Murrell Home in Tahlequah, Oklahoma; a report (1953) regarding New Echota, Georgia; a publication (1954) of the Cherokee Foundation, Inc., entitled Tsa-La-Gi' Ga-Nah-Se-Da'; an undated list of freedmen granted Cherokee citizenship; and memorials (1883-1899) of the Cherokee Nation and its delegation to the U.S. Congress. Anne Ross Piburn Photograph Collection also in repository.

Dates: 1883-1958

C. Johnson Harris Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WHC-M-257
Scope and Contents


Typescripts of newspaper articles on Cherokee governmental issues during Harris's tenure as Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation and his service in the Cherokee Senate, including allotment, the Dawes Commission, land transfers and tribal politics.

Dates: 1892-1922