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Cherokee women

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Trudie Flanagan Hildebrand Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2590
Scope and Contents


A collection of recipes (1930s), a handmade cookbook (1933), and an embroidered handtowel. Recipes in cookbook are mounted on wallpaper and were collected during the Depression. One set of recipes is a collection of the favorite recipes of the Western Swing band, Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys, taken from a magazine. All items are from the kitchen of Trudie Flanagan Hildebrand, a woman of Cherokee descent born in Watova, Oklahoma.

Dates: 1933

Wilma Mankiller Collection

Identifier: WHC-M-2580
Scope and Contents


Official and personal correspondence (1977-1995) of Principal Chief Wilma Mankiller and the Cherokee Nation, including correspondence with U.S. Congress members, the National Congress of American Indians, the Cherokee National Historical Society, and tribal council correspondence. The collection includes subject files (1977-1995) on the Native American Rights Fund; the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs central office; the U.S. Indian Affairs Muskogee, Oklahoma, area office; the Inter-Tribal Council of the Five Civilized Tribes; the National Congress of American Indians, and others. Also included are records regarding educational, industrial, and social programs administered by the Cherokee Nation during Mankiller's tenure; papers relating to Mankiller's books; and genealogical materials on the Mankiller family.

Dates: 1977-1995