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Ellis Childers Student File

Student file of Ellis Childers, a member of the Creek Nation, who entered the school on January 22, 1881 and departed on June 17, 1884. The file contains a student information card, a newspaper clipping from the Sherman Institute, letters/correspondence, financial transactions, and legal...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ellis Childers, c.1881

Studio portrait of Ellis Childers wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Ellis Childers, c.1883

Studio portrait of a young man in non-native clothes. 

Note: There is a difficult to read handwritten caption along the side of the image which we believe says: Ellis Childers

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Jane Freeman Student File

Student file of Jane Freeman, a member of the Creek Nation, who entered the school on January 22, 1881 and departed on May 24, 1883. The file contains a student information card and a returned student survey.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Samuel Checote Student File

Student file of Samuel Checote, a member of the Creek Nation, who entered the school on January 22, 1881, and departed on June 3, 1884.  The file contains a student information card, correspondence, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating that, in 1912, Checote was...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ten male Creek students posed at the bandstand [version 1], 1881

Ten male Creek students posed at the bandstand on the school grounds. All are wearing school uniforms. In the front row (from left to right) are: Almarine McKellop, Robert Stewart, Alexander McNac, Ellis Childers, Samuel Checote, and Corenlius Carr. In the back row (front left to right) are:...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Ten male Creek students posed at the bandstand [version 2], 1881

Ten male Creek students posed at the bandstand on the school grounds. All are wearing school uniforms. In the front row (from left to right) are: Almarine McKellop, Robert Stewart, Alexander McNac, Ellis Childers, Samuel Checote, and Corenlius Carr. In the back row (front left to right) are:...

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