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Cecil Ahtoowooserkhe Student File

Student file of Cecil Ahtoowooserkhe, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 1, 1917. No departure date is given. The file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, financial transactions, letters and correspondence, and a certificate of...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cecil Ahtoowoosserahke Student Information Card

Student information card of Cecil Ahtoowoosserahke, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 1, 1917 and departed on August 31, 1918.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frank Puebla Student Information Card

Student information card of Frank Puebla, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 1, 1917 and departed on April 13, 1918. The file indicates Puebla departed Carlisle upon being drafted by the United States Army.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frank Pueblo Student File

Student file of Frank Pueblo, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 1, 1917 and departed on April 13, 1918. This file includes a student information card, an application for enrollment, financial transactions, and correspondence indicating that Frank Pueblo was...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Hattie Topetchy Student File

Student file of Hattie Topetchy, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 1, 1917. No final departure date is given. The file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, a certificate of promotion, financial transactions, and letters/...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Hattie Topetchy Student Information Card

Student information card of Hattie Topetchy, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 1, 1917 and departed on August 14, 1918.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jack Waherramah Student Information Card

Student information card of Jack Waherramah, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 1, 1917 and departed on September 6, 1918. The file indicates Waherramah transferred to the Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas upon the closure of the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Jack Wakerramah Student Information Cards

Student information card of Jack Wakerramah, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 1, 1917.The file indicates Wakerramah transferred to the Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas upon the closure of the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Otto Thomas Blackstar Student Information Card

Student information card of Otto Thomas Blackstar, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 1, 1917 and departed on August 29, 1918. The file indicates Blackstar was transferred to the Chilocco Indian School upon the closure of the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Otto Thomas Blackstar Student Information Card

Student information card of Otto Thomas Blackstar, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 1, 1917. The file indicates Blackstar was transferred to the Chilocco Indian School upon departing Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Robert Coffee Student Information Card

Student information card of Robert Coffee, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 1, 1917. The file indicates Coffee transferred to the Chilocco Indian Agricultural School in Oklahoma upon transferring from Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Robert Coffee Student Information Card

Student information card of Robert Coffee, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 1, 1917 and departed on August 29, 1918. The file indicates Coffee was transferred to the Chilocco Indian School upon the closure of the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Neal Monoahsy Student File

Student file of Neal Monoahsy, a member of the Comanche Nation.  No entrance or departure dates are given.  The file contains former student response postcards, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating that, in 1914, Monoahsy was working as a farmer in Cache, Oklahoma....

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on First Party of Children Brought to the Carlisle Indian School

Captain Richard Henry Pratt writes to Ezra H. Hayt, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, regarding the first group of Sioux, Ponca, Pawnee, Kiowa, Comanche, Wichita, Seminole, Cheyenne, and Arapahoe children and young adults brought to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt offers a detailed description...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report for the Month of January 1880

Two duplicate copies of the monthly report for January, 1880, submitted by the Carlisle Indian Training School to the Bureau of Indian Affairs. The report includes a list of employees, a count of students by Nation/Tribe, descriptions of the educational program, and Superintendent Richard Henry...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alfred J. Standing Recruitment In Kiowa and Comanche Agency

Richard Henry Pratt suggests to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that Alfred J. Standing's experience and reputation at the Kiowa and Comanche Agency will help him select suitable students there. Pratt also suggests that this recruitment should be done according to his recent suggests...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 4 of 5)

A series of twenty-three 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
Nellie Cox Teacher Examination

This material includes information regarding Nellie Cox and her noncompetitive teacher examination upon graduating from the Bloomsburg State Normal School. Includes the results of the examination.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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
The School News (Vol. 3, No. 10)
March 1883

Page one included an address to the students from Capt. Daniel Childers, written by E. B. Childers, in which he described his own childhood and assured the students of the great opportunities they have as a result of attending Carlisle. Students were also reminded that chewing and smoking...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 2)
September 1883

Page one had “Local Items” which consisted of small daily events such as the weather and games the students invented. Page two started with “A Plea for Greater Liberality in the Cause of Indian Education”, followed by “The People Responsible”, and “A Devoted Indian Missionary Dead”, which talked...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 11)
June 1884

Page One had a photograph of the parade grounds on campus, as well as a bit of history on the Indian school. Page two had a small, horrifying piece on whether leaving Indians alone to die of illness or physically murdering them is more humane. The page also had extracts from the Address of Gen....

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 35)
April 8, 1887

The first page opened with a poem titled “To Tell a Good House-Keeper,” reprinted from The New Moon. Also on the page was an account by Johnnie Schmoker about bird hunting at the Cheyenne and Arapaho School in Oklahoma titled “INCIDENTS OF SCHOOL WORK AMONG THE CHEYENNES AND ARAPAHOES,...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 52)
August 10, 1888

The first page opened with the poem, “What Makes A Man,” followed by an article titled, “Interesting Observations At the Indians’ Own Home” reprinting a letter from Joshua Given (Kiowa) who described the social and political news from the Kiowa and Comanche Agency. He reported the activities of...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 9)
October 12, 1888

The first page opened with an untitled poem, with the first line “God Wants the Boys,” followed by anonymous advice “Be Inventive.” Next came two columns, “Girls Read This,” an exercise for good posture and “Boys Read This,” an exercise for good behavior. The news items on page two gave reports...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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