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The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 24)
February 1, 1889

The first page began with an untitled poem that opened with the first line “We can never be too careful,” followed by “Which Would You Rather Be a Spider or a Fly? / The White Man Like a Spider,” an account of Mr. Seger’s description of the idiosyncrasies of language translation. It continued on...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 27)
February 22, 1889

The first page began with the heading, “February 22,” followed by poems and articles about George Washington and his birthday. Also on the page was a piece called “Do Indian Boys Have It?” about the pitfalls of self-conceit. Page two included many small articles that included an update of area...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 31)
March 22, 1889

The first page began with a poem titled, “True Heroism,” followed by a fictional conversation among two Indian School students, Tom and Phil as reported by the Man-On-The-Band-Stand. In the moralizing story, continued on the fourth page, Phil sets a good example by keeping the Outing System...

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
The Indian Helper (Vol. 5, No. 18)
December 20, 1889

The first page opened with a poem titled "A Christmas Carol by Eleanor W.F. Bates in Home Magazine. Next came a new installment of the series titled “How An Indian Girl Might Tell Her Own Story if She Had the Chance: Founded on Actual Observations of the Man-on-the-band-stand’s Chief...

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 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 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 Second Graduating Class in 1890

The caption reads: THE SECOND CLASS OF GRADUATES, 1890.

The printed note reads: Dennison Wheelock (Oneida). Stacy Matlack [Matlock] (Pawnee). Levi Levering (Omaha). William Tivis (Comanche). Jemima Wheelock (Oneida). Veronica Holliday (Chippewa...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Thirza Bernell Student File

Student file of Thirza Bernell, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on December 5, 1903 and ultimately departed on June 24, 1912. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains an application for enrollment, student information...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thirza G. Bernell Student Information Card

Student information card of Thirza G. Bernell, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on December 5, 1903 and departed on June 24, 1912. The file indicates Bennell married Nuss Stevenson.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thirza Guadaloupe Progress Card

Progress card of Thirza Guadaloupe, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on December 5, 1903.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tso-de-aiko, Wild Horse, and Interpreter, c.1880

The caption reads: Tso-de-aiko Wichita Chief,         Clarke Interperter Ind Leg     Wild Horse Commnche Chief

The handwritte not on the reverse side reads: Number 17...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Vera Attavich Student Information Card

Student information card of Vera Attavich, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 4, 1916. The file indicates Attavich transferred to the Chilocco Indian Agricultural School in Oklahoma upon departing from Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Vera Attavich Student Information Card

Student information card of Vera Attavich, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 4, 1916 and departed on August 28, 1918. The file indicates Attavich was transferred to the Chilocco Indian School upon the closure of the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Vera Attavich Student Information Card

Student information card of Vera Attavich, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 4, 1916. The file indicates Attavich was transferred to the Chilocco Indian School upon the closure of the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Walter Komah Student File

Student file of Walter Komah, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 14, 1898 and departed on March 31, 1905. The file contains a returned student survey, a former student response postcard, and a report after leaving indicating that, in 1910, Komah was farming in...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Walter Komah Student Information Card

Student information card of Walter Komah, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 14, 1898 and departed on March 31, 1905. The file indicates Komah was living in Lawton, Oklahoma in 1913 and El Paso, Texas in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wilber Peawa Student Information Card

Student information card of Wilber Peawa, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on March 16, 1900 and departed on April 12, 1906. The information card indicates that Peawa had graduated in 1906, studied harness making, married Joanna Pomichi, and was living in Apache, Oklahoma...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Eyawat Student Information Card

Student information card of William Eyawat, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on October 22, 1883 and departed on July 6, 1885.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Eyawat, c.1884

Studio portrait of William Eyawat wearing non-native clothing. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
William Tivis Student File

Student file of William Tivis, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 9, 1880 and departed on September 17, 1890. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating that in 1909 Tivis had married Ko-cha-cha...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Tivis Student Information Card

Student information card of William Tivis, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on September 9, 1880 and departed on September 17, 1890.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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