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Peratrovich family papers – Correspondence, papers, news clippings, 1988-1989

Help us transcribe “Correspondence, papers, news clippings, 1988-1989” (Box 1, Folder 4) from the Peratrovich Family papers. The Peratrovich family papers include correspondence, personal papers, and news clippings related to civil rights work done by Elizabeth and Roy Peratrovich, Sr. in Alaska circa 1940-1960. Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich (1911-1958) and her husband Roy Peratrovich, Sr. (1908-1989), both members of the Tlingit Nation, were prominent civil rights activists in Alaska. They worked on behalf of Alaska Natives, advocating for equality of all citizens, regardless of race. Both were influential in this work, with Elizabeth being credited with the passage of the 1945 Anti-Discrimination Act, and later honored posthumously by the Alaska Legislature when February 16 was established as Elizabeth Peratrovich Day. Both Elizabeth and Roy additionally served as leaders of the Alaska Native Sisterhood and Alaska Native Brotherhood, promoting Native rights and culture. After Elizabeth's death in 1958, Roy continued his and his wife's advocacy for Alaska Natives, as he worked with the Bureau of Indian Affairs for 38 years, eventually becoming superintendent of the BIA office in Anchorage.

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Peratrovich family papers – Correspondence, papers, news clippings, 1990-1992

Help us transcribe “Correspondence, papers, news clippings, 1990-1992" (Box 1, Folder 5) from the Peratrovich Family papers. The Peratrovich family papers include correspondence, personal papers, and news clippings related to civil rights work done by Elizabeth and Roy Peratrovich, Sr. in Alaska circa 1940-1960. Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich (1911-1958) and her husband Roy Peratrovich, Sr. (1908-1989), both members of the Tlingit Nation, were prominent civil rights activists in Alaska. They worked on behalf of Alaska Natives, advocating for equality of all citizens, regardless of race. Both were influential in this work, with Elizabeth being credited with the passage of the 1945 Anti-Discrimination Act, and later honored posthumously by the Alaska Legislature when February 16 was established as Elizabeth Peratrovich Day. Both Elizabeth and Roy additionally served as leaders of the Alaska Native Sisterhood and Alaska Native Brotherhood, promoting Native rights and culture. After Elizabeth's death in 1958, Roy continued his and his wife's advocacy for Alaska Natives, as he worked with the Bureau of Indian Affairs for 38 years, eventually becoming superintendent of the BIA office in Anchorage.

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Thomas Henry Tibbles papers - Articles of Agreement, 1872

Help us transcribe "Articles of Agreement, 1872" (Box 1, Folder 1) from the Thomas Henry Tibbles papers! This document relates the sale of a loom of Thomas H. Tibbles' invention to B.F. Berry and P.S. Frank. Thomas Henry Tibbles (1840-1928) was as a journalist and lecturer on Indian rights from the 1870s until his death in 1928. His papers include articles, essays, correspondence, lectures and photographs. Of particular note are the documents related to his work on the Standing Bear (Ponca) vs. George Crook Habeas Corpus trial in 1879.

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Thomas Henry Tibbles papers - Bright Eyes, Susette La Flesche: Law is Liberty, 1958

Help us transcribe "Law is Liberty" (Box 1, Folder 3) from the Thomas Henry Tibbles papers! This document was compiled in 1958 by Anna C. Smith Pabst with writings by and about Susette "Bright Eyes" LaFlesche. Thomas Henry Tibbles (1840-1928) was as a journalist and lecturer on Indian rights from the 1870s until his death in 1928. His papers include articles, essays, correspondence, lectures and photographs. Of particular note are the documents related to his work on the Standing Bear (Ponca) vs. George Crook Habeas Corpus trial in 1879.

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Thomas Henry Tibbles papers - Bright Eyes, Susette La Flesche: Letters, 1879

Help us transcribe "Bright Eyes, Susette La Flesche: Letters,1879" (Box 1, Folder 4) from the Thomas Henry Tibbles papers! These include letters written by Susette LaFlesche on behalf of the Ponca Chiefs involved in the Standing Bear trial. Thomas Henry Tibbles (1840-1928) was as a journalist and lecturer on Indian rights from the 1870s until his death in 1928. His papers include articles, essays, correspondence, lectures and photographs. Of particular note are the documents related to his work on the Standing Bear (Ponca) vs. George Crook Habeas Corpus trial in 1879.

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Thomas Henry Tibbles papers - Bright Eyes, Susette La Flesche: Speeches, 1880

Help us transcribe "Bright Eyes, Susette LaFlesche: Speeches, 1880" (Box 1, Folder 5) from the Thomas Henry Tibbles papers! These are speeches given by Susette LaFlesche while on a speaking tour with T. H. Tibbles and Standing Bear in 1880. Thomas Henry Tibbles (1840-1928) was as a journalist and lecturer on Indian rights from the 1870s until his death in 1928. His papers include articles, essays, correspondence, lectures and photographs. Of particular note are the documents related to his work on the Standing Bear (Ponca) vs. George Crook Habeas Corpus trial in 1879.

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Thomas Henry Tibbles papers - Bright Eyes, Susette La Flesche: Statement by White Eagle, 1879

Help us transcribe "Bright Eyes, Susette La Flesche: Statement by White Eagle, 1879" (Box 1, Folder 6) from the Thomas Henry Tibbles papers! This document is a statement made White Eagle, head chief of the Ponca Tribe, translated and written down by Susette La Flesche in 1879. Thomas Henry Tibbles (1840-1928) was as a journalist and lecturer on Indian rights from the 1870s until his death in 1928. His papers include articles, essays, correspondence, lectures and photographs. Of particular note are the documents related to his work on the Standing Bear (Ponca) vs. George Crook Habeas Corpus trial in 1879.

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Thomas Henry Tibbles papers - Department of the Interior: Council Minutes, 1879

Help us transcribe "Department of the Interior: Council Minutes, 1879" (Box 1, Folder 8) from the Thomas Henry Tibbles papers! This document is an 1879 copy of a council meeting held at the Ponca Agency in 1877 between the Ponca chiefs and U.S. Office of Indian Affairs. Thomas Henry Tibbles (1840-1928) was as a journalist and lecturer on Indian rights from the 1870s until his death in 1928. His papers include articles, essays, correspondence, lectures and photographs. Of particular note are the documents related to his work on the Standing Bear (Ponca) vs. George Crook Habeas Corpus trial in 1879.

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Thomas Henry Tibbles papers - Department of the Interior: Omaha Documents, 1883, 1899

Help us transcribe "Department of the Interior: Omaha Documents, 1883, 1899" (Box 1, Folder 9) from the Thomas Henry Tibbles papers! These are two separate documents prepared by the Department of the Interior regarding the Omaha Agency. Thomas Henry Tibbles (1840-1928) was as a journalist and lecturer on Indian rights from the 1870s until his death in 1928. His papers include articles, essays, correspondence, lectures and photographs. Of particular note are the documents related to his work on the Standing Bear (Ponca) vs. George Crook Habeas Corpus trial in 1879.

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Thomas Henry Tibbles papers - George Crook: Letters and Clippings, 1879, 1882

Help us transcribe "George Crook: Letters and Clippings" (Box 1, Folder 7) from the Thomas Henry Tibbles papers! Thomas Henry Tibbles (1840-1928) was as a journalist and lecturer on Indian rights from the 1870s until his death in 1928. His papers include articles, essays, correspondence, lectures and photographs. Of particular note are the documents related to his work on the Standing Bear (Ponca) vs. George Crook Habeas Corpus trial in 1879.

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