You can find rich source material in the Archives regarding Native Americans in Wisconsin in the 20th century. Our strengths are in language instruction, education, and cultural organizations.
A list of pertinent collections follows. We have many other collections on the general topic, which you may explore by using the search strategies described elsewhere in this guide, or by asking an archivist.
Search the library catalog to locate archival and manuscript collections which pertain to Native Americans in Milwaukee. In the box below, search by keyword/s. This search box is already limited to the Archives Department's holdings. Note that these results will include some books that we hold here in the Archives, but most of the results will describe archival or manuscript collections.
Here are three examples of simple keyword searches. Note that the boolean operator and is not necessary between keywords.
1. Indians of North America Milwaukee
2. Indian education
3. Native American
Note: "Indians of North America" is the official subject heading used in the UWM library catalog. Keyword searching, however, will also find other terms.
If your search doesn't produce relevant results, try again with different keywords, or contact us for help.
A general search hint: when reading any catalog record, follow the links found at "Subjects" to locate other material in the UWM Libraries on that same subject.
Use Archivegrid to find archives and collections in your geographic area.
The Library of Congress has a wealth of digital collections, which you can search right from their homepage.
If you're not sure where to start, you can also browse their collections by topic.