American Indians of the Pacific Northwest integrates over 2,300 photographs and 7,700 pages of text relating to the American Indians in two cultural areas of this region, the Northwest Coast and Plateau. These resources illustrate many aspects of life and work, including housing, clothing, crafts, transportation, education, and employment.
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These historical era(s) are best represented in the collection although they may not be all-encompassing.
- Expansion and Reform, 1801-1861
- The Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1877
- Development of the Industrial United States, 1876-1915
- Emergence of Modern America, 1890-1930
- The Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945
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- In the Beginning Was the Word
- Map Collections, 1500-2004
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- Pioneering the Upper Midwest, ca. 1820-1910
- Thomas Jefferson Papers, 1606-1827
- Taking the Long View, 1851-1991
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