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Trail of Tears Booklets
1951-1962
 
Extent: 7 items
 
Accession Number: 2001.049
 
Abstract: Published articles and papers on the forced migration of the Cherokee people, specifically the Cherokees time in Cape Girardeau County Mo in the winter of 1838-1839, as well as materials concerning the Trail of Tears State Park in Cape Girardeau County, Mo.
 
Processed by: Amber Miranda, July 2009
 
Repository:  Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University
Phone: (573) 651-2245 Fax: (573) 651-2666 Email: semoarchives@semo.edu
 
Provenance: Unknown
 
Citation: Trail of Tears Booklets, Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University
 
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Historical Note
The Trail of Tears refers to the 1838 forced migration of the Cherokee people from their homes in the states of Georgia,
Tennessee, Alabama, and North Carolina to reservation lands in what is now the state of Oklahoma.

Part of the forced migration camped for the winter of 1838-1839 at what is now Trail of Tears State Park, just north of
Cape Girardeau, MO.
 
Scope and Content Note
 
Published articles and papers on the forced migration of the Cherokee people, specifically the Cherokees time in Cape Girardeau County Mo in the winter of 1838-1839, as well as materials concerning the Trail of Tears State Park in Cape Girardeau County, Mo.

Trail of Tears State Park:A Tribute to a Heroic People-The Cherokee Indians.
 Illustrated booklet (11p) prepared by the Riverside Regional Library, Jackson [Mo], on the history of the Cherokee march, and the park and plans for its future development. 2 copies.

Removal of the Cherokee Indians—1837-38
by Otto A. Konenig and Removal of the Cherokee Indians 1838-1839:An Account of the Passing through Cape Girardeau County by John S. Kochtizky.
Illustrated Booklet (20p) prepared by the Riverside Regional Library, Jackson [Mo], consititing of two independent articles by Otto A. Konenig and John S. Kochtitzky on the history of the forced migration of the Cherokee people.2 copies.  

Removal of the Cherokee Indians 1838-1839:An Account of the Passing through Cape Girardeau County
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Expanded Report (24p) by John S. Kochtitzky on the history of the forced migration of the Cherokee people, especially the part of the journey that took place in Cape Giradeau Co.Includes photos and news clippings.  

The Cherokee Cross Egypt.

Article by Scerial Thompson reprinted from the Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, Winter, 1951.p 289-304.  

Dedication Program, May 27, 1962.
Dedication ceremony program from the formal dedication of the Princess Otahki Monument at Trail of Tears State Park
 
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