Indian Education consultants' files, 1937-1977

Wisconsin. Division for Instructional Services
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  • Records, mainly 1947-1977, of two programs--the administration of Johnson-O'Malley funds to local school districts with Indian students (1947-1977) and the distribution of federal-state college scholarships (1956-1971)--that were administered by the office responsible for overseeing Native American education in Wisconsin. Annual reports of the office are available in the State Historical Society Library.
  • Included for the Johnson O'Malley program are minutes of state advisory and planning committees and local Indian education committees; correspondence of the consultant with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, and local educators and tribal members; audit reports; proposals and evaluations of basic education and special service programs and activities prepared by local school districts; and miscellaneous records of Indian student attendance. For the scholarship program the files include correspondence with applicants and school officials, worksheets, and detailed applicant information files.
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