American Indian Histories and Cultures

Provides access to a wide variety of primary source material from the Edward E. Ayer Collection at the Newberry Library in Chicago.

Topics covered range from early encounters between American Indians and Europeans; interactions with colonial powers and the US government; conflict, wars and military contact; the fur trade and Indian traders; education and American Indian boarding schools, and the civil rights movement and political activism. Includes manuscripts, maps, atlases, photographs, artwork, correspondence, travel journals, diaries and much more. This resource is provided by Adam Matthew.

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