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Manuel Gonsales Progress Card

Progress card of Manuel Gonsales, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 14, 1909.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Manuelito Chiquito Student Information Card

Student information card of Manuelito Chiquito, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 21, 1882 and departed on August 28, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Manuelito Chiquito Student Information Card

Student information card of Manuelito Chiquito, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 21, 1882 and departed on August 28, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Manuelito Chiquito [version 1], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelito Chiquito in native dress.

Note: Chiquito arrived on October 21, 1882 and this photograph was probably taken on that date or very soon after. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Manuelito Chiquito [version 2], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelio Chiquito wearing native clothing. 

Note: Chiquito arrived on October 21, 1882 and this photograph was probably taken on that day or very soon after. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Manuelito Chiquito [version 3], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelito Chiquito wearing native clothing.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: No. 111. Manilito Chiquito Navajoe from New Mexico 

Chiquito arrived on October 21, 1882 and this photograph was probably taken on that day or very soon...

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

Student information card of Manuelito Choni, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 21, 1882 and departed on July 10, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Manuelito Choni Student Information Card

Student information card of Manuelito Choni, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 21, 1882 and departed on July 10, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Manuelito Choni [version 1], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelio Choni wearing native clothes.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Manuelito Choni [version 2], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelito Choni wearing native clothing. 

This photograph was proabably taken on or very close to Choni's date of arrival, October 21, 1882.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Navajo Indians Working on the Zuni Dam

The caption reads: FULLBLOOD NAVAJO INDIANS OPERATING STEAM DRILL ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE ZUNI DAM, BLACKROCK, NEW MEXICO

This image appears in Red Man vol. 4, no. 1 (September 1911): 31.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Phil Draper Progress Card

Progress card of Phil Draper, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on November 7, 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Philip Draper Student File

Student file of Philip Draper, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on November 5, 1910 and departed on June 16, 1913. The file contains a student information card, trade/position record cards, outing records, outing evaluations, a progress/conduct card, a returned student...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Richard H. Pratt with 12 Navajo students, 1882

This image shows Richard Henry Pratt (seated on the bandstand) with a group of Navajo students upon their arrival at Carlisle on October 21, 1882. Based on enrollment information and a few other photographs of the individuals pictured, we believe the students are as follows:

Seated, left...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School, 1902
1902

A souvenir booklet from the Carlisle Indian School, published for their 23rd year.  A short description of the aims and goals of the school is presented.  Images of students as they first arrived, as well as important visiting chiefs, are given, as are before and after images including those of...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Stailey Norcross Student File

Student file of Stailey Norcross, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 21, 1882, and departed on April 3, 1894. The file contains a student information card, correspondence, a trade/position record card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Stailey Norcross Student Information Card

Student information card of Stailey Norcross, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 21, 1882 and departed on April 13, 1894. The file indicates Norcross was living in Fort Defiance, Arizona in 1912.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Stailey Norcross, c.1893

Studio portrait of Stailey Norcross wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Stailey Norcross, Samuel Keryte, and Lorenzo Martinez, c.1884

Studio portrait of Stailey Norcross (standing at left), Samuel Keryte (seated in center), and Lorenzo Martinez (standing at right). All are wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The Indian Craftsman (Vol. 1, No. 4)
May 1909

This issue, which commemorates the Commencement Exercises of the Class of 1909, featured speeches highlighting the success of Indian education. Francis E. Leupp, in his address, among many things spoke on the success of the arts at Carlisle. He was followed by Moses E. Clapp, Chairman of the...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
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 Morning Star (Vol. 3, No. 12)
July 1883

Page one is dominated by small vignettes of various day-to-day events that happened at the school, including compliments on students works, stories of gifted flowers and visiting agents. Page two has the beginning of an article titled “A Visit to the Indian Territory – Our Returned Pupils” which...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 1)
August 1883

Page one opens with a letter from the Secretary of the Interior, H.M. Teller, about the education of Indians. Page two had the Address Captain Pratt gave at the National Educational Convention at Ocean Grove, NJ. This address continued on to page three. After the end of Captain Pratt’s address,...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Thomas J. Morgan Student File

Student file of Thomas J. Morgan, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on September 14, 1898, and departed on February 12, 1902. The file contains a student information card, correspondence about the death of Ellen Yuga,another former Carlisle student, and a report after leaving...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas J. Morgan Student Information Card

Student information card of Thomas J. Morgan, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on September 14, 1898 and departed on February 12, 1902. The file indicates Morgan was living in Mescalero, New Mexico in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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