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Alfred Laravie Student File

Student file of Alfred Laravie, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on October 23, 1889 and departed on April 4, 1893. The file contains a student information card, letters/correspondence regarding purchasing the school paper, a report after leaving, and a returned student...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alfred Laravie Student Information Card

Student information card of Alfred (here Albert) Laravie, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on October 23, 1889 and departed on April 4, 1893. The file indicates Laravie was living in Niobrara, Nebraska in 1913 and Verdel, Nebraska in 1917.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alfred Laravie, c.1890

Studio portrait of Alfred Laravie wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Alice Baker Student File

Student file of Alice Baker, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 13, 1896, and departed on September 19, 1899. The file contains a student information card. 

Note: Students Alice Baker and Hattie Baker were sisters. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alice Baker Student Information Card

Student information card of Alice Baker, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 13, 1896 and departed on September 19, 1899.

Note: Students Alice Baker and Hattie Baker were sisters. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alice McDonald Student Information Card

Student information card of Alice McDonald, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 4, 1917 and departed on August 28, 1918. The file indicates McDonald transferred to the Chilocco Indian School upon the closure of the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Alice McDonald Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Alice McDonald, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 4, 1917. The file indicates McDonald transferred to the Chilocco Indian School upon the closure of the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Arrival of Alfred Standing's Party in Wichita, Kansas
October 24, 1879

Telegram from Richard Henry Pratt to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Hayt noting that Alfred Standing has met up with him in Wichita, escorting Pawnee, Ponca, and Nez Perce students. Pratt notes that he is investigating the possibility of using wagons to transport the pupils to the Lawrence and...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Augustus McDonald Student File

Student file of Augustus McDonald, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 11, 1913 and departed on November 14, 1915. The file contains a student information card, medical/physical records, an application for enrollment, an outing record, financial transactions, and...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Augustus McDonald Student Information Card

Student information card of Augustus McDonald, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 11, 1913 and departed on November 14, 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Augustus McDonald Student Information Card

Student information card of Augustus McDonald, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 11, 1913 and departed on November 14, 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Belle Peniska Student File

Student file of Belle Peniska, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 24, 1913, graduated in 1917, and departed on June 11, 1917. The file includes a student information card, an application for enrollment, letters/correspondence, an outing record, an outing evaluation...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Belle Peniska Student Information Card

Student information card of Belle Peniska, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 24, 1913 and departed on June 11, 1917. The information card indicates that Peniska had graduated in 1917. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Belle Peniska Student Information Card

Student information card of Belle Peniska, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 24, 1913, graduated in 1917, and departed on June 11, 1917.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cornelius Hardman Student Information Card

Student information card of Cornelius Hardman, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 11, 1913. The file indicates Hardman transferred to the Chilocco Indian School in Oklahoma upon departing from Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cornelius Hardman Student Information Card

Student information card of Cornelius Hardman (here Hartman), a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 11, 1913. The file indicates Hardman transferred to the Chilocco Indian Agricultural School in Oklahoma upon departing from Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cornelius Hardman Student Information Card

Student information card of Cornelius Hardman (here Hartman), a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 11, 1913 and departed on August 29, 1918. The file indicates Hardman was transferred to the Chilocco Indian School upon the closure of the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
David Horse Chief Eagle Student File

Student file of David Horse Chief Eagle, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 11, 1913, and departed on June 8, 1918. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, an outing evaluation, letters/correspondence, certificates of promotion...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
David Horse Chief Eagle Student Information Card

Student information card of David Horse Chief Eagle, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 11, 1913 and departed on June 8, 1918.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Santee Agency, 1896
September 10, 1896

These materials include a descriptive statement of pupils regarding 10 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Santee Agency.

Format: Legal and Government Documents
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Eadle Keahtah Toh (Vol. 1, No. 2)
April 1880

Page one opened with a teacher reminiscing on his Time teaching in Carlisle. Also on the page was an article on the civilization of the Indians, comparing it to the conquests of Rome and their assimilation of less educated people. Page two opens with an article on older student, above age...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 1, No. 11)
June 1881

Page one opened with the methods and various uses of ground corn, from sweetening water, to making traveling bread. There was also a letter from Jno D. Miles, and another from Minerva Cheyenne. One article on creating competition between the Arapahoe and Cheyenne. Page two opened with the story...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 1, No. 8)
January 1881

Page one started with an explanation for why boarding schools are necessary to successfully educate Indian children. It was explained that day school simply “do not withdraw the pupils from the influences of their home surroundings in such a manner us to facilitate a change in their habits of...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 2, No. 8)
March 1882

Page one has a large picture of Carlisle students in their school uniforms for Sunday School, as well as an extract from a letter written by Bishop Hare. Page two has “The Inspiration of the Work”, which writes about how white people have rescued Indians and helped them to not be lazy. There was...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Ethel Bears Ear Student File

Student file of Ethel Bears Ear, a member of the Ponco Nation, who entered the school on August 13, 1917. No departure date is given. This file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, financial transactions, and letters/correspondence indicating Bears Ear transferred...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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