Uncle Sam Is Probing Identity of Croatans: To Ascertain if They Are Branch of Cherokees.

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587
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“Uncle Sam Is Probing Identity of Croatans: To Ascertain if They Are Branch of Cherokees.”  Wilmington Star 2 Aug. 1914.

Annotation: 

Investigation by McPherson.  Mentions Col. Fred Olds’ photographs of the Croatans, “the first pictures ever made of them to illustrate their life,” and the Croatans’ 1887 visit to Indian Territory in Oklahoma to get admission into the Cherokee Nation.

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