Today’s Document from the National Archives

Document for June 2nd:
"Act of June 2, 1924, ... which authorized the Secretary of the Interior to issue certificates of citizenship to Indians."


"Act of June 2, 1924, Public Law 68-175, 43 STAT 253, which authorized the Secretary of the Interior to issue certificates of citizenship to Indians."

Act of June 2, 1924, Public Law 68-175, 43 STAT 253, which authorized the Secretary of the Interior to issue certificates of citizenship to Indians., 06/02/1924; Enrolled Acts and Resolutions of Congress, 1789 - 1996; General Records of the U.S. Government; Record Group 11; National Archives.

Approved on June 2, 1924, this act of Congress granted citizenship to any Native Americans born within the United States. At the time many were still denied voting rights by individual state or local laws.
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