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Nuss Stephenson Progress Card

Progress card of Nuss Stephenson, a member of the Wichita Nation, who entered the school on September 25, 1908.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nuss Stephenson Student File

Student file of Nuss Stephenson, a member of the Wichita Nation, who entered the school on September 25, 1908 and ultimately departed on June 26, 1912. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains trade/position record cards, an outing record,...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nuss Stevenson Student Information Card

Student information card of Nuss Stevenson, a member of the Wichita Nation, who entered the school on September 25, 1908 and ultimately departed on June 26, 1912.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frank Marques Progress Card

Progress card of Frank Marques, a member of the Wichita Nation, who entered the school on September 26, 1908.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nathaniel Stevenson Student Information Card

Student information card of Nathaniel Stevenson, a member of the Wichita Nation, who entered the school on September 10, 1909 and departed on February 8, 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
George May Student File

Student file of George May, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on September 19, 1914 and departed on June 18, 1917. The file contains student information cards, letters, financial transactions, an application for financial aid, a report after leaving, an application for...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
George May Student Information Card

Student information card of George May, a member of the Wichita Nation, who entered the school on September 19, 1914 and departed on June 18, 1917. The file indicates May joined the United States Army upon departing from Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Glen Stokley Student File

Student file of Glen Stokley, a member of the Wichita Nation, who entered the school on September 19, 1914 and departed on October 19, 1915. The file contains a medical/physical record, an application for enrollment, an outing record, a student information card, a financial transaction, and...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Glen Stokley Student Information Card

Student information card of Glen Stokley, a member of the Wichita Nation, who entered the school on September 19, 1914 and departed on October 19, 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nora Edwards Student File

Student file of Nora Edwards, a member of the Wichita Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1915 and departed on June 9, 1918. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, a medical/physical record, a certificate of promotion, financial transactions, and...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nora Edwards Student Information Card

Student information card of Nora Edwards, a member of the Wichita Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1915 and departed on June 9, 1918.

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

Student information card of Roy Neaster, a member of the Wichita Nation, who entered the school on September 1, 1917 and departed on August 29, 1918. The file indicates Neaster transferred to the Chilocco Indian School upon the closure of the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Roy Niastor Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Roy Niastor, a member of the Wichita Nation, who entered the school on September 1, 1917. The file indicates Niastor transferred to the Chilocco Indian School upon the closure of the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on First Party of Children Brought to the Carlisle Indian School

Captain Richard Henry Pratt writes to Ezra H. Hayt, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, regarding the first group of Sioux, Ponca, Pawnee, Kiowa, Comanche, Wichita, Seminole, Cheyenne, and Arapahoe children and young adults brought to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt offers a detailed description...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 4 of 5)

A series of twenty-three letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 2 of 5)

A series of fifteen letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 3 of 5)

A series of twenty nine letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The School News (Vol. 1, No. 12)
May 1881

Number 12. Opened with a letter from Charles Kauboodle (Kiowa) to his cousin Laura, talking about what they’ve learned in school, their family, and wishing her a quick recovery from the sickness she has. Jessa Bent also had a few sentences on the desert published at the bottom of the page. The...

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
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 2, No. 6)
January 1882

Page one had a single article on it, a memorial on Indian rights, education and homes. Page two had a continuation of the memorial and an article on Christmas. It talked about the food they ate in celebration and the decorations in the chapel. Page two also mentioned the death of Kate Ross (...

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

On page one the paper’s editor, Charles Kihega (Iowa) wrote a letter about his successful journey home. Metopah (Osage), Taylor Ealy (Pueblo), and Frank Everett (Wichita) also wrote letters from home back to the school. On page two eight boys and twelve girls took a trip to explore Luray Cave....

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
The School News (Vol. 3, No. 11)
April 1883

The first page had a letter from an unnamed student to his Uncle explaining that the world is round and moves at 1041 miles per hour. Harry Raven (Arapahoe) also discussed in a speech how the Government will not always care for the Indians and differences between whites and Native Americans. On...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
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 Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 5)
September 9, 1887

The first page opened with a short poem followed by a  conversation continued from previous weeks between Marianna Burgess and the Man-on-the-band-stand describing her recruitment trip among the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Sioux. Page two reported contents of letters from student Josephine Bordeaux (...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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