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Indigenous Peoples: North America

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Over 50 archival collections documenting the Native American experience from institutions such as the Library of Congress, the Association on American Indian Archives, and the U.S. National Archives.  These digitized primary sources include manuscripts, monographs, newspapers, and photographs.  Background information and search tips for this database. 
All Branch LibrariesStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureThomas Yoseloff Business Center
History of North America, United States History, Manuscripts and Rare Books, Historical Newspapers, U.S. Newspapers, Native American Studies
1900-1919 is especially well-represented, while pre-1900 material is more scarce. This resource also includes links to a small selection of 1940s-era films that are publicly available on the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)'s website.