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Indians of North America -- Michigan

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Aurey Strohpaul negatives

Identifier: Collection 159
Abstract Contains negatives taken by Aurey Strohpaul (1904-1978) of events and people in Grand Rapids, Michigan as well as sport and outdoor topics from Upper Michigan. The chronologically arranged negatives date from 1938 through 1948, with a gap from 1942 through November 1946 during which time Strohpaul was a member of the United States Navy. Of note are his images of Harry S Truman's visit to Grand Rapids in 1946, the Interlochen National Music Camp, the Michigan National Guard 126th Infantry and...
Dates: 1938-1948, n.d.

Grand Rapids Inter-Tribal Council Indian History Project records

Identifier: Collection 050
Abstract The Grand Rapids Inter-Tribal Council's Indian History Project was designed to develop a publication that would describe the history and current status of Native American people living in southwestern Michigan. The result of the project was the book People Of The Three Fires : the Ottawa, the Potawatomi and Ojibway of Michigan / James A. Clifton, George Cornell, and James M. McClurken. Grand Rapids : Michigan Indian Press, 1986. This collection contains records of the project, along with 247...
Dates: 1982-1985

Grand Rapids Public Library Native American photo collection

Identifier: Collection 068

This collection contains images of Native Americans, their housing, schools, church and crafts from the first two decades of the twentieth century. This is a devised collection that was drawn together from various sources by subject matter. The source of these images has not been documented. The collection also contains the much duplicated series of "before" and "after" photos of students at the Carlisle Indian School in 1886.

Dates: 1886-1920

Native American History and education project

Identifier: Collection 496
Abstract This collection contains materials related to activities of several Native American groups in the Midwest (primarily Michigan) during the 1970s. Primarily, this collection is comprised of newsletters, pamphlets, and selected resource guides (e.g., bibliographies) around Native American life and literature about Native American tribes in the late 20th century. Among the tribes represented in this collection are the Chippewa, Ojibwe, Potawatomi, Dakota, and others. In addition, there are also...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1969 - 1979

Richmond Family Papers

Identifier: Collection 094
Abstract The Richmond family was one of Grand Rapid's early pioneering families, settling in Western Michigan in the 1830s. The bulk of the collection is the William Almy Richmond (1809-1871) papers, dealing with Indian Affairs, 1845-1849. Richmond was Superintendent of Indian Affairs for Michigan and Wisconsin and in this position made treaty payments to the Indians at La Pointe on Lake Superior. Also included in this collection are the significant Civil War era diaries primarily of his...
Dates: 1825-1923, n.d.