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Doty Seward (Doty) Student Information Card

Student information card of Doty Seward (Doty), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on September 18, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Duncan Jones Student File

Student file of Duncan Jones, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 15, 1889, and departed on July 29, 1890.  The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving that indicates that he was living in Clinton, Oklahoma, in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Duncan Jones Student Information Card

Student information card of Duncan Jones, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 15, 1889 and departed on July 29, 1890.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 1, No. 11)
June 1881

Page one opened with the methods and various uses of ground corn, from sweetening water, to making traveling bread. There was also a letter from Jno D. Miles, and another from Minerva Cheyenne. One article on creating competition between the Arapahoe and Cheyenne. Page two opened with the story...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 1, No. 12)
July 1881

Page one opened with a piece titled “The Future of the Red Indian,” reprinted from the London Spectator. This interesting article begins with the author describing the activities of the Carlisle Indian School for a British audience before then discussing his reaction to seeing...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 1, No. 3)
May 1880

Page one opened with statistics on what tribe, age, and gender the students were. There were also various reviews of other schools, both day and boarding, and information on their attendance. Page two had an article on the actions of the Indians who were opposed to the Indian schools and the...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 1, No. 6)
September 1880

Page one opened with the discovery of a Cherokee tribe in the mountains of South Carolina and how they begged for teaches when the white travelers passed through their village. The Indian bow and white man musket were also compared on page one, with the bow being determined to be the superior...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 1, No. 7)
November 1880

Page one had a report on the first year of operation of the Carlisle Industrial School, mentioning when students arrived, how many and where from. Also it described several trades the students were learning what how they were learning them. Page two had information about the Menomonee Agency and...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 2, No. 1)
August 1881

Page one opened with Lapi Oaye talking about the school system in America and how it is beneficial to Indian and while children alike. Page two had a bit on the humor of incorrectly spelled names, followed by an Article written by E.G.P. on increasing the time Indians spend in both office and...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 2, No. 2)
September 1881

Page one opened with a poem by E.G.P. and the story of the Great Turtle, which was based on the arrival of a Spanish Ship. There was also a piece on the trouble that Billy Cornipachio faced, which included the opposition of his people to his education. Page two had a piece about visiting chiefs...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 2, No. 3)
October 1881

Page one opens with the Annual Report, followed by an article on School Room Work, which discussed learning English, musical instruction, and classroom examinations. Page two had “Wise Words for the Indians” by the President Garfield of Hampton Institute, Va. The main premise being that Labor...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 2, No. 4)
November 1881

Page one opens with a discussion on the various types of Indian education, from day and boarding schools in Indian Territory to Boarding schools like Carlisle in the east. It also talked about the construction of new buildings on campus. Page two had more statistics on other Indian Schools. Page...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 2, No. 5)
December 1881

Page one had two articles, the first titled “The Pawnees” discussed the apparent lack of progress the Pawnee have shown in becoming civilized. The second, titled “A Glimpse of School Life,” described the daily lives of students at one of Bishop Hare’s Dakota Mission Schools. Page two had “...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 2, No. 7)
February 1882

Page one had a letter to Capt. Richard H. Pratt on the methods followed in schools by Principal C. M. Semple. It also had an article titled “Indian Idiosyncrasies” about how Indians seem to have a better sense of direction than white people. Page two has the continuation of the previous article...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Ed Hadley Student File

Student file of Ed Hadley, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880, and departed on September 18, 1883.  The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving that indicates that the Hadley was farming in Colony, Oklahoma, in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ed Hadley Student Information Card

Student information card of Ed Hadley, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on September 18, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Edmund Guerrier, Laura Standing Elk, and Julia Bent [version 2], c.1886

Studio portrait of Edmund Guerrier, Laura Standing Elk, and Julia Bent. Guerrier was an interpreter for the U.S. government.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Edmund Guerrrier with Laura Standing Elk and Julia Bent [version 1], c.1886

Studio of Edmund Guerrrier with Laura Standing Elk and Julia Bent. The two students are wearing school uniforms.

Note: Guerrier was employed as an interpreter for the U.S. government. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Elkanah C. Dawson (Elkanah) Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Elkanah C. Dawson (Elkanah), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and ultimately departed on September 27, 1886.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Elkanah C. Dawson Student Information Card

Student information card of Elkanah C. Dawson, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on September 27, 1886.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ella Butts Student File

Student file of Ella Butts, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on August 28, 1896, and departed on July 5, 1899. The file contains a student information card, newspaper clippings, and a report after leaving indicating that in 1910 Butts was living in Clinton, Oklahoma. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ella Butts Student Information Card

Student information card of Ella Butts, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on August 28, 1896 and departed on July 5, 1899.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ella Hippy Student File

Student file of Ella Hippy, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879, and departed on July 1, 1882. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating Hippy was working as a housekeeper in Weatherford,...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ella Hippy Student Information Card

Student information card of Ella Hippy, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on July 1, 1882. The file indicates Hippy was married and living in Weatherford, Oklahoma in 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ella Medicinetop Progress Card

Progress card of Ella Medicinetop (here Medicine Top), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on January 5, 1909.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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