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Amelia Elseeday (De-gay-lay) Student File

Student file of Amelia Elseeday (De-gay-lay), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884, and departed on September 17, 1890. The file contains student information cards that list two outings. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Amelia Elseeday, c.1887

Studio portrait of Amelia Elseeday wearing non-native clothing, possibly school uniform with added braiding decoration. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Colton Balcatzah Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Colton Balcatzah, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and ultimately departed on August 18, 1887.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Dock Yukatanache (Weethea) Student File

Student file of Dock Yukatanache (Weethea), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on June 30, 1898 and departed on March 25, 1906. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating that in 1907 Yukatanache was a printer...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 1 of 5)
June 2-9, 1890

A series of sixteen letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Grace Thumbo Student File

Student file of Grace Thumbo, a member of the Mohave Nation, who entered the school on September 23, 1899 and departed on September 23, 1904. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Grace Thumbo Student Information Card

Student information card of Grace Thumbo, a member of the Mohave Nation, who entered the school on September 23, 1899 and departed on September 23, 1904.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jose Nadilgodey (Joe) Student Information Card

Student information card of Jose Nadilgodey (Joe), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on July 6, 1888.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Justin Head (Rat Head) Student File

Student file of Justin Head, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on March 1, 1892. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, land grants, parole records, an outing evaluation, letters/correspondence concerning Head'...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Justin Head and Donald Water, c.1886

Studio portrait of Justin Head and Donald Water. Both are wearing what appear to be cadet hats, but not school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Justin Head, c.1885

Studio portrait of Justin Head wearing a large bowler hat.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Justin Head, Caleb Kechjolay, Beatrice Morton, and Maggie Iahanetha, c.1888

Studio portrait of Justin Head, Caleb Kechjolay, Beatrice Morton, and Maggie Iahanetha, all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Karl Yukkanina (Habaday) Student File

Student file of Karl Yukkanina (Habaday), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school June 30, 1898 and departed on June 23, 1904. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pete Ocotea (Ocotea) Student Information Card

Student information card of Pete Ocotea (Ocotea), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on May 11, 1891. The file indicates Ocotea enlisted in the Army upon departing from Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pete Ocotea, Colton Balcatzah, Grasshopper, and Justin Head [version 1], c. 1885

Studio portrait of Pete Ocotea, Colton Balcatzah, Grasshopper (George Nyrnah), and Justin Head, all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Pete Ocotea, Colton Balcatzah, Grasshopper, and Justin Head [version 2], c.1885

Studio portrait of Pete Ocotea, Colton Balcatzah, Grasshopper (George Nyrnah), and Justin Head, all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Thomas Betts Student File

Student file of Thomas Betts, a member of the Mojave Nation, who entered the school on September 14, 1898 and departed on June 21, 1900. The file contains a student information card. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Work Together and Brian Early Bird, c.1885

Studio portrait of Work Together and Brian Early Bird. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Work Together Student Information Card

Student information card of Work Together, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on March 23, 1888.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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