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== Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency  ==
 
== Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency  ==
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Menominee, Winnebageo, Chippewa, Ottawa, Potawatomi, Oneida, and the Stockbridge, Munsee, and Brotherton Indians
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
The Green Bay Agency was established in 1815 for the tribes living in the area of Green Bay, Wisconsin, including the Menominee, Winnebageo, Chippewa, Ottawa, Potawatomi, Oneida, and the Stockbridge, Munsee, and Brotherton Indians who have moved in from New York.
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The Green Bay Agency was established in 1815 for the tribes living in the area of Green Bay, Wisconsin, including the Menominee, Winnebageo, Chippewa, Ottawa, Potawatomi, Oneida, and the Stockbridge, Munsee, and Brotherton Indians who had moved in from New York.  
  
In 1829, a separate subagency was established for the Winnebago Indians and in 1831, the Rock River Subagency was also established
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In 1829, a separate Fort Winnebago subagency was established for the Winnebago Indians and in 1831, the Rock River Subagency was also established  
  
 
See also Keshena Agency  
 
See also Keshena Agency  

Revision as of 17:11, 14 April 2009

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Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency

Menominee, Winnebageo, Chippewa, Ottawa, Potawatomi, Oneida, and the Stockbridge, Munsee, and Brotherton Indians

History

The Green Bay Agency was established in 1815 for the tribes living in the area of Green Bay, Wisconsin, including the Menominee, Winnebageo, Chippewa, Ottawa, Potawatomi, Oneida, and the Stockbridge, Munsee, and Brotherton Indians who had moved in from New York.

In 1829, a separate Fort Winnebago subagency was established for the Winnebago Indians and in 1831, the Rock River Subagency was also established

See also Keshena Agency

Records

Letters received by the Office of Indian Affairs from the Green Bay Agency, 1824-1880, have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of their Microcopy Number M234, Rolls 315-336. Copies are available at the National Archives and at the Family History Library and its family history centers (their microfilm roll numbers 1661045 thru 1661066).

A few textual records for this agency have been transferred to the Great Lakes Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Chicago.

Reports of Inspection of the Field Jurisdictions of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1873-1900 have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of Microcopy Number M1070. The reports for Green Bay Agency, 1873-1899, are on rolls 18-19 of that Microcopy set. Copies are available at the National Archives, their Regional Archives, and at the Family History Library and its family history centers (their microfilm roll numbers 1617691-1617692).

Annual Indian Census Rolls were taken at this agency for 1885, 1888-1889, and from 1891 thru 1908. These rolls have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of their Microcopy Number M595, rolls 172 thru 174. Copies of these records are also available at the National Archives, their Regional Archives, and at the Family History Library and its family history centers (their microfilm roll numbers 576861-576863). These census rolls are also available online at Ancestry.com's subscription web site.

References

  • American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
  • Hill, Edward E. (comp.). Guide to Records in the National Archives of the United States Relating to American Indians. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1981.
  • Hill, Edward E. The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.
  • Historical Sketches for Jurisdictional and Subject Headings Used for the Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880. National Archives Microcopy T1105.
  • Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. Available online
  • "Accompanying Pamphlet for Microcopy 1011", National Archives Microfilm Publications, Appendix.