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Title Bureau of Indian Affairs Indian relocation records: Series 2, Urban Field Offices
Document Type Photograph; Official Record; Manuscript; Newspaper
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Includes records of the Chicago Field Office and the St Louis Field Office. There are photographs, cuttings, maps, employment brochures and sets of statistics. Much of the material is promotional in nature, describing education, shopping and entertainment in each city. Most of the employment brochures are from companies in the St Louis area that hired Indians. Many of the photographs are of families who relocated to the Chicago area.
Places St Louis, Missouri, Chicago, Waukegan, Elgin, Illinois, Gary, Indiana, Rosebud, South Dakota, United States
Keywords relocation, Bureau of Indian Affairs, reservation, Indian Agency, Indian Agent, newspaper, portrait, school, education, economy, city, urban society, employment, agriculture, farming, crops, Young Men's Christian Association, church, cultural institutions, housing, cultural assimilation
Theme American Indians and the US Government
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northeast, Great Plains, Southeast, Southwest
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference Ayer Modern MS BIA Relocation
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue