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Ruth Bear Student File

Student file of Ruth Bear, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on October 9, 1898, and departed on July 16, 1901. The file contains a student information card. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ruth Bear Student Information Card

Student information card of Ruth Bear, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on October 9, 1898 and departed on July 16, 1901.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Samuel Mark (Raise the other's Son) Student Information Card

Student information card of Samuel Mark (Raise the other's Son), a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on February 20, 1880 and departed on August 21, 1880.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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
Standing Buffalo, 1881

Studio portrait of Standing Buffalo, a Ponca chief. 

The student newspaper records a visit by Standing Buffalo to the school in January of 1881, so that is probably when this photo was taken.

The Cumberland County Historical Society has three copies of this image: PA-CH1-063a and...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Stephen Stands Back Student File

Student file of Stephen Stands Back, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 11, 1913 and departed on February 28, 1914. The file contains a student information card, a progress/conduct card, letters/correspondence, financial transactions, medical/physical records, and...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Stephen Stands Back Student Information Card

Student information card of Stephen Stands Back, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 11, 1913 and departed on February 28, 1914.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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 Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 4)
November 1883

Page one opened with “Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affair” which includes pieces on education, reports of the training schools. The page finished with a small letter to Miss Semple. Page two had Capt. Pratt’s account of his Western Trip, as well as information on the number of...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Red Man (Vol. 2, No. 8)
April 1910

The first article, written by Franz Boas, discussed "Methods in Indian Woodwork." Frank C. Churchill wrote about a council of Ponca, lead by Chief White Eagle and gave an account of the speeches made at the council. Next an article, pulled from the New York Tribune, reported on the...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The School News (Vol. 1, No. 8)
January 1881

Issue Eight opens with a continuation of Henry C. Roman Nose’s journey from St. Augustine, to New York city and eventually Tarrytown, New York. The next page was an editorial on the importance of Hard Work, and how Indians should strive to work hard like White men do, along with a series of...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 2)
July 1881

The entire first page is a letter from Virginia Oequa (Kiowa) to her teacher Miss H, sent after she left Carlisle to work on a farm for a few weeks. She sent her love and explained the pride she took in her work. Page two had two articles on the shooting of President James Garfield, written by...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 7)
December 1881

The first page opens with a letter from Ruben Quick Bear to his friend Austin, reassuring him that it is okay to make mistake when learning a new language. There was also an article describing the students as “Reapers of Knowledge.” Page two had Sarah, a Creek girl, wrote about the cooking...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 3, No. 5)
October 1882

Page one had Frank D. Aveline wrote on visiting Girard College where he and other Carlisle students saw the Girard students do their drills, toured the founder’s house, and attended chapel. A Ponca chief also wrote a letter to his son Frank Eagle who was attending school at Carlisle. Page two...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Theodore Big Goose Student File

Student file of Theodore Big Goose, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 11, 1913 and departed on October 10, 1916. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, a medical/physical record, an outing evaluation, financial transactions,...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Theodore Big Goose Student Information Card

Student information card of Theodore Big Goose, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 11, 1913 and departed on October 10, 1916.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cemetery Stock Image

Cemetery information and mortuary documents related to William Snake, a member of the Ponca Nation.

William Snake Student Information Card

Student information card of William Snake, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on February 20, 1880 and died on January 28, 1883. Snake was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Zilla Roy Student File

Student file of Zilla Roy, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 11, 1913 and ultimately departed on June 9, 1917. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file includes student information cards, an application for enrollment,...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Zilla Roy Student Information Card

Student information card of Zilla Roy, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on September 11, 1913 and ultimately departed on June 9, 1917.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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