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Nora Greeley Trade Record Card

Trade record card of Nora Greeley, a member of the Sioux Nation. The file indicates Greeley was a housekeeper in 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Oscar Warden Student File

Student file of Oscar Warden, a member of the Sioux Nation. No entrance or departure dates are given. The file contains letters/correspondences, a returned student survey and a report after leaving indicating he was a...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Peter Cummings Trade Record Card

Trade record card of Peter Cummings, a member of the Sioux Nation. The file indicates Cummings was trained for a position as an assistant disciplinarian and was living in Martin, South Dakota in 1917.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Philip White (Bobtail) Student File

Student file of Philip White (Bobtail), a member of the Sioux Nation.  It is unclear when the student entered and departed the school. The file contains a letter, a former student response postcard, and a report after leaving indicating that he was living in Pine Ridge, South Dakota while...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ralph Eagle Feather Student File

Student file of Ralph Eagle Feather, a member of the Sioux Nation. No entrance or departure dates are given. The file contains a returned student survey, a news clipping, and a report after leaving that indicates Ralph was working as a carpenter, painter, and wheelwright in Cut Meat, South...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Reuben Quick Bear Student File

Student file of Reuben Quick Bear, a member of the Sioux Nation. No entrance or departure dates are given. The file contains news clippings and a report after leaving that indicates Quick Bear was working as a farmer in Mellette County, South Dakota in 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Richard Crow Trade Record Card

Trade record card of Richard Crow, a member of the Sioux Nation. The file indicates Crow was trained for a position as a carpenter and was living in Poplar, Montana in 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wallce Ashley Trade Record Card

Trade record card of Wallace Ashley, a member of the Sioux Nation. The file indicates Ashley was working on his allotment in Crow Creek, South Dakota in 1912.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William C. Girton Student File

Student file of William C. Girton, a member of the Sioux Nation. No arrival or departure dates are given. The file contains a photograph, letters/correspondence, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey, a trade record card, and a report after leaving indicating that in 1914...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
1897 Commencement Program

The commencement program for the Eighteenth Anniversary and Ninth Graduating Exercises of the Indian Industrial School at Carlisle, Pennsylvania.  The program includes a schedule of events as well as a photograph of the graduating class of 1897.

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
1908 Commencement Program

This program was distributed for the 1908 Commencement Exercises, which took place on Thursday, April 2nd. Inside features a portrait of Moses Friedman, the Superintendent, Francis E. Leupp, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Charles H. Dickson, the Supervisor-in Charge, as well as a portrait...

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Claim of Esther Moose for Annuity Payments

These materials include correspondence and legal documents concerning former student Esther Moose, and any entitlements she may hold right to government annuities under the treaties of 1837 and 1851. 

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Personnel File of Nellie Robertson Denny, Clerk and Outing Manager

Personnel file of Nellie Robertson Denny, who served as the Clerk of the Carlisle Indian School from 1900 to 1912 and from 1914 to 1918. She also served as Outing Manager for the Carlisle Indian School from 1908 to 1912. Robertson Denny was a graduate of Carlisle's class of 1890, and was married...

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Application for James H. Eagle's Tribal Funds

These materials include correspondence regarding the application by student James H. Eagle towards his pro rata share of tribal trust funds. 

Format: Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
1917 Commencement Program, The Continental Congress

This program was distributed for a performance by the students as part of the Commencement Exercises for 1917. The play, "The Continental Congress," is taken from McBrien's "America First," and the school borrowed the costumes for the performance. It surrounds the formation of the first...

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 21)

The first page opened with a poem titled "A Happy New Year to You," followed by a poem called "Santa Claus at Home," about his return to the North Pole. The next article, "The Cold Water Man," was about the dangers of drinking beer, reprinted from Maryland Bulletin. Also on the page was...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 2)

The first page featured a conversation, continued from the previous week’s issue, between Marianna Burgess and the Man-on-the-Band-Stand, related to the filthiness of the Indians at the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Agencies. Topics included a description of issue day and harvesting cattle. Page two...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 3)

The first page continued Marianna Burgess' report of conditions at the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Sioux Agencies begun in Volume 2, including her visit to Luther Standing Bear's home. Page two reported a visit to the school by some deaf school principals who "much interested our boys with their...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 7)

Much of this issue of the newspaper was focused on the Outing Program, since many students were returning to the school from their country homes. The first page opened with the poem, "The Road to Wealth and Happiness," followed by an article entitled, "Is the Farming Which Our Boys Learn In the...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 11)

The first page began with the poem, "Nobility," by Alice Cary followed by "A Letter from a Dear Old Lady of Eighty Years of Age," who shared her childhood recollections of life among the Tuscarora Indians camped on her family's land in Canada, some of whom became her playmates. This letter was...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 49)

The first page opened with the poem “Be True” followed by an article titled “A Carlisle Teacher on the Big Ocean,” about a trip aboard the Steamer Aurania dated July 6th, 1888 written for the Man-on-the-band-stand by “A Carlisler,” aka Miss Lowe. The article concluded on the fourth page. Page...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 3)

The first page opened with a poem, “Good Advice,” followed by a fictional account of a conversation titled “Two Carlisle Boys at Pine Ridge Talk Over the Sioux Bill,” in which two former students, Zack and Tim, discuss the merits of signing the Severalty Act which had been presented to the...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 11)

The first page opens with an untitled poem. The next article titled “Peter Powlass,” contains a letter with news about events at the Oneida, Wisconsin Reservation written by former student, Peter Powlass. It is followed by “U.S. Congress,” that reported the schedule of the Fiftieth Congress....

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 22)

The first page opened with a poem titled “Do We All?” followed by an article, “Do You Want to Get Rich?” about the value of saving little things. The next article, “Dr. Jackson at Our Missionary Meeting,” described the work of Sheldon Jackson among the Metlakahtla boys at the Sitka Industrial...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 49)

The first page opened with a Longfellow poem "The Ladder of St. Augustine” followed by James Black Hawk’s letter about the Fourth of July at Pine Ridge Agency titled “In the Right Spirit.” Page one also contained “Doing His Duty,” about how a seemingly unrecognized worker was promoted because of...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society

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