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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 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
Thomas Mitchell Progress Card

Progress card of Thomas Mitchell, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on February 18, 1909.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Mitchell Student File

Student file of Thomas Mitchell, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on February 16, 1909 and departed on May 12, 1911. The file contains news clippings, a trade/position record card, a student information card, an application for enrollment, medical/physical records, a...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tom Torlino and George S. Watchman [version 1], c.1885

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino (seated) and George S. Watchman (standing). 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Tom Torlino Student File

Student file of Tom Torlino, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 21, 1882 and departed on August 28, 1886. The file contains a student information card listing two outings in Pennsylvania, two "before and after" photographs taken by the school, and a report after...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tom Torlino Student Information Card

Student information card of Tom Torlino, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 21, 1882 and departed on August 28, 1886.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tom Torlino [version #1], 1885 [after]

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Tom Torlino [version #3], 1885 [after]

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Tom Torlino, Navajoe, Three years later.

This iconic image of Tom Torlino in 1885, three years after he arrived at Carlisle, was taken by John N. Choate of Carlisle, PA.  It is often used in before-and-after photographs of...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tom Torlino, #1, 1882 [before]

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Tom Torlino, Navajoe.

This iconic image of Tom Torlino coming to Carlisle in 1882 was taken by John N. Choate of Carlisle, PA.  It is often used in before-and-after photographs of Torlino to demonstrate assimilation.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Tom Torlino, #2, 1882 [before]

Large cabinet card photo of Tom Torlino (Navajo) in his native dress.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Choate

This iconic image of Tom Torlino coming to Carlisle in 1882 was taken by John N. Choate of Carlisle, PA.  It is often used in before-and-...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Tom Torlino, #2,1885 [after]

This iconic image of Tom Torlino in 1885, three years after he arrived at Carlisle, was taken by John N. Choate of Carlisle, PA. It is often used in before-and-after photographs of Torlino to demonstrate assimilation.

The reverse side includes a printed list of photographs for sale by...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Tom Torlino, 1882 and 1885

This caption reads: TOM TORLINO – NAVAJO. AS HE ENTERED THE SCHOOL IN 1882. AS HE APPEARED THREE YEARS LATER.

This image appears in John N. Choate's Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School (Carlisle, PA: J. N. Choate, 1902).

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Tom Torlino, c.1886

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Turkeyfoot Lake Camp, 1915

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Our camp, Turkey Foot Lake. Ohio, Summit Co. Fourth of July week - 1915
Mr. Brown Eagle - Cook
Mr. Roy H. Cross
Mr. Arthur W. Durr
Mr. Gene Smith...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Goodluck (Hooska-nal-woot) Student File

Student file of William Goodluck, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on February 16, 1909 and departed on June 26, 1912. The file contains a letter/correspondence, medical/physical records, a student information card, an application for enrollment, a former student response...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Spears Progress Card

Progress card of William Spears (here Spear), a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 19, 1908.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Spier (Not ah not sa) Student File

Student file of William Spier (Not ah not sa), a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 15, 1908 and departed on May 12, 1911. The file contains an application for enrollment, a student information card, a medical/physical record, returned student surveys, a newspaper...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Spier Progress Card

Progress card of William Spier, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 16, 1908.

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

Student information card of William Spier, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 15, 1908 and departed on May 12, 1911. The file indicates Spier was at the San Juan Indian School at Ship Rock, New Mexico in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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