Ahtley, Odellah

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Odell La Fleur or Odellah Ahtley, c.1890

Studio portrait of a young man wearing school uniform. The handwritten caption reads something like "Odella," and so we believe it is either Odell La Fleur (Colville Nation) or Odellah Ahtley (Apache Nation). 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Odellah Ahtley Student Information Card

Student information card of Odellah Ahtley, a member of the Apache Nation, who reentered the school on October 6, 1888 and departed on July 8, 1889.

Note: Information in other records shows Ahtley had previously been enrolled from August 31, 1882 until July 6, 1888.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Odellah Ahtley Student Information Card

Student information card of Odellah (here Adellah) Ahtley, a member of the Apache Nation, who reentered the school on October 6, 1888 and departed on July 8, 1889.

Note: Other records show that Ahtley had been previously enrolled from August 31, 1882 until July 6, 1888.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Odellah Ahtley Student Information Card

Student information card of Odellah (here Odelleh) Ahtley, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on August 31, 1882 and departed on July 6, 1888.

Note: Other records show Ahtely subsequently re-enrolled on October 6, 1888, finally departing on July 8, 1889.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 18)
December 14, 1888

The first page opened with a poem titled “How To Make Up,” followed by an article reprinted from The Sabbath School Visitor titled “Playthings of the Indian Children.” Next came a letter from Nancy Cornelius (Oneida) titled “Items of Interest From Nancy Cornelius,” which was sent from the...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 9)
October 12, 1888

The first page opened with an untitled poem, with the first line “God Wants the Boys,” followed by anonymous advice “Be Inventive.” Next came two columns, “Girls Read This,” an exercise for good posture and “Boys Read This,” an exercise for good behavior. The news items on page two gave reports...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
List of Students to be Returned to their Homes for June 1888
June 22, 1888

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of the Indian Affairs of the 60 students who are entitled to return to their home at the end of the school term due to the expiration of their enrollment or sickness.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils Discharged to Multiple Agencies, 1888
July 7-11, 1888

These materials include a cover letter and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 61 individuals discharged from the Carlisle Indian School and transferred back to their homes in the San Carlos, Laguna, Wallace, Isleta, Quapaw, Eufaula, Omaha, Winnebago, Nez Perce, Crow, Kiowa and Comanche...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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