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== Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency ==
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== Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency ==
  
Quinaielt, Chehalis, Nisqualli, Skokomish, Squaxin Island, Quileute, Makah, and Ozette
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Quinaielt, Chehalis, Nisqualli, Skokomish, Squaxin Island, Quileute, Makah, Hoh, and Ozette  
  
== History ==
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== History ==
  
== Records ==
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The Taholah Agency was established in 1914, primarily for the Quinaielt Indians. When the Cushman School and Agency closed in 1920, the Chehalis, Nisquallim Skokomish, and Squaxin Island tribes were added to the Taholah Agency. In 1933, when the Neah Bah Agency was abolished, the Makah, Quileute, Hoh, and Ozette Indians were added to the Taholah Agency.
  
== References ==
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In 1950, the Taholah Agency and the Tulalip Agency were merged to form the Western Washington Agency<ref>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, p. 186.</ref>.
  
*''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.<br>  
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== Records  ==
*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.<br>
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*Hill, Edward E. ''The Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1880: Historical Sketches''. New York, New York: Clearwater Publishing Company, Inc., 1974.<br>
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Some [http://www.archives.gov/research/guide-fed-records/groups/075.html#75.19.114 records] for the Taholah Agency are in the Pacific Alaska Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Seattle, including:
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*Records of births and deaths, 1901-1946
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*School attendance reports, 1923-1927
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*Financial and administrative records, including some from predecessor agencies
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Microfilm copies of [[Superintendents' Annual Narrative and Statistical Reports (BIA), 1907-1938|''...Narrative and Statistical Reports...'']] for the Taholah Agency, 1915-1938, are included in National Archives Microcopy M1011, Rolls 145-148<ref>''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy 1011, p. 27</ref>, available in the [[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives]] system and in the collections of the [[Family History Library|Family History Library]] in Salt Lake City, beginning with their [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=479404&disp=Superintendents+annual+narrative+and+sta++ microfilm numbers 1724363-1724366]. Reports for some years are missing.<br>
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Annual [[American Indian Census Rolls|''Indian Census Rolls'']] were taken at this agency for 1915 thru 1939. These rolls have been microfilmed by the [http://www.archives.gov/ National Archives] as part of their Microcopy Number M595, rolls 564 thru 569.<ref>''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy 595, p. 51</ref> Copies of these records are also available at the [[National Archives and Records Administration|National Archives]], their Regional Archives, and at the [[Family History Library|Family History Library]] and its family history centers (their [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&titleno=297519&disp=Indian+census+rolls%2C+1885-1940++&first=1&last=100&columns=*,0,0 microfilm numbers 583023-583028]). These census rolls are also available online at Ancestry.com's subscription web site.<br>
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== References  ==
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*''American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications''. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998.
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*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.  
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*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.  
 
*''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. [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~texlance/records/bia(dc)intro.htm Available online]
 
*''Preliminary Inventory No. 163: Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs''. Washington DC: National Archives and Records Services. [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~texlance/records/bia(dc)intro.htm Available online]
  
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United States Gotoarrow.png American Indians Gotoarrow.png Washington Gotoarrow.png Indians of Washington Gotoarrow.png Taholah Indian Agency (Washington) 

Indian Tribes Associated With This Agency

Quinaielt, Chehalis, Nisqualli, Skokomish, Squaxin Island, Quileute, Makah, Hoh, and Ozette

History

The Taholah Agency was established in 1914, primarily for the Quinaielt Indians. When the Cushman School and Agency closed in 1920, the Chehalis, Nisquallim Skokomish, and Squaxin Island tribes were added to the Taholah Agency. In 1933, when the Neah Bah Agency was abolished, the Makah, Quileute, Hoh, and Ozette Indians were added to the Taholah Agency.

In 1950, the Taholah Agency and the Tulalip Agency were merged to form the Western Washington Agency[1].

Records

Some records for the Taholah Agency are in the Pacific Alaska Regional Archives of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Seattle, including:

  • Records of births and deaths, 1901-1946
  • School attendance reports, 1923-1927
  • Financial and administrative records, including some from predecessor agencies

Microfilm copies of ...Narrative and Statistical Reports... for the Taholah Agency, 1915-1938, are included in National Archives Microcopy M1011, Rolls 145-148[2], available in the National Archives system and in the collections of the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, beginning with their microfilm numbers 1724363-1724366. Reports for some years are missing.

Annual Indian Census Rolls were taken at this agency for 1915 thru 1939. These rolls have been microfilmed by the National Archives as part of their Microcopy Number M595, rolls 564 thru 569.[3] 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 numbers 583023-583028). These census rolls are also available online at Ancestry.com's subscription web site.

References

  1. 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, p. 186.
  2. American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy 1011, p. 27
  3. American Indians: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications. Washington DC: National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration, 1998, Microcopy 595, p. 51
  • 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