1916 Indian Census of Leake County, Mississippi

A transcription of Native Americans residing in Leake County, Mississippi in 1916, taken by John T. Reeves, Special Supervisor, Indian Service.



Reeves 1916 Report

A report by John T. Reeves, Special Supervisor, Indian Service, on need of additional land and school facilities for the Indians living in the state of Mississippi. John R. T. Reeves, a special supervisor for the Indian Service, filed a report on the investigations in 1916. He noted that the Indian children were not allowed



Society of Mississippi Choctaw 1916

A sharp distinction is to be drawn between the Indians in Mississippi and the so-called Mississippi Choctaw “claimants.” The former are few in numbers and easily ascertainable, while the latter are numerous and scattered from Bayou Labatre, Alabama on the east to Mesa City, Arizona on the west. A number of these claimants are banded



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