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Correspondence Regarding Richard Kesetta
July 20, 1918 - February 28, 1923

These materials include correspondence regarding the custody of Richard Kesetta upon the closing of the Carlisle School. Additional correspondence relates to Kesetta's life after the school closed, including attempts to have him enrolled in the Haskell Institute as well as an inquiry made by...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Eadle Keahtah Toh (Vol. 1, No. 2)
April 1880

Page one opened with a teacher reminiscing on his Time teaching in Carlisle. Also on the page was an article on the civilization of the Indians, comparing it to the conquests of Rome and their assimilation of less educated people. Page two opens with an article on older student, above age...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Five female students, 1880

Studio portrait of Alice Wynn (back left), Kisetta Roosevelt (back middle), Mabel Doanmoe (back right), Rebecca Big Star (front left), and Harriet Mary Elder (front right). All are wearing school uniforms.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society dates this image to March, 1880. The...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Cemetery Stock Image

Cemetery information and mortuary documents related to Jack Mather, a member of the Apache Nation.

Jack Mather Student Information Card

Student information card of Jack Mather, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on March 8, 1880 and died on February 5, 1888. Mather was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Kisetta Roosevelt and Jack Mather [version 1], c.1881

Studio portrait of Kisetta Roosevelt and Jack Mather. Roosevelt is wearing a school-issued print dress and Mather is in school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Kisetta Roosevelt and Jack Mather [version 2], c.1881

Studio portrait of Kisetta Roosevelt and Jack Mather. Roosevelt is wearing a school-issued print dress and Mather is wearing a school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Kisetta Roosevelt Student Information Card

Student information card of Kisetta Roosevelt, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on March 8, 1880 and departed on April 1, 1903.

Note: Although this card indicates an arrival date of November 8, several other sources confirm that this is a typo and that she actually...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Kisetta Roosevelt Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Kisetta Roosevelt, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on March 8, 1880 and ultimately departed on April 1, 1903.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Our Boys and Girls, 1881

The printed note on the reverse side reads: OUR BOYS AND GIRLS At the Indian Training School, Carlisle, Pa.

1. White Buffalo, Cheyenne, I. T.
2. Mittie Houston, Wichita, I. T.
3. Samuel Townsend, Pawnee, I. T....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Richard Kesetta, c.1907

Studio portrait of Richard Kesetta wearing uniform. 

Note: Caption on image reads: Richard Kissitti / Age 4 years / Tribe Apache / Baby of the Indian School, Carlisle, pa.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Richard Kesetta, c.1908

Studio portrait of Richard Kesetta wearing uniform. 

Caption on image: Richard Kissitti / Tribe Apache / Carlisle's Baby 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Richard Kesetta, c.1914

Studio portrait of Richard R. Kesetta wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Richard R. Kesetta Progress Card

Progress card of Richard Kesetta (here Richard Kisitta), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on August 15, 1907.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Richard R. Kesetta Student File

Student file of Richard R. Kesetta, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on August 15, 1907 and departed on July 30, 1918. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, outing evaluations, letters/correspondence concerning the estate of Kesetta's...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Richard R. Kesetta Student Information Card

Student information card of Richard R. Kesetta, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on August 15, 1907 and departed on July 30, 1918.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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