Bent, Julia

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Julia Bent Student File

Student file of Julia Bent, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880, graduated in 1890, and ultimately departed on July 5, 1893. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a former...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Julia Bent Student Information Card

Student information card of Julia Bent, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1880 and departed on July 5, 1893. The card indicates that Bent graduated in 1890, had married former student Noble Prentiss, and was living in Clement, Oklahoma in 1913. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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. 5)
October 1881

The first page has an article on Indian children learning to take care of themselves when their grown, like the white people do. It also had mentions of the benefits of forgetting Indian language. Julia Bent (Cheyenne) also wrote about the Chapel and her interactions Captain Pratt, and Miss Hyde...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Class of 1890

The caption reads: Graduating Class, 1890. Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa.

William Tivis, Comanche. Jemima Wheelock, Oneida. Dennison Wheelock, Oneida. Stacy Matlack, Pawnee. Levi Levering, Omaha. Veronica Holliday, Chippewa. Benjamin Lawry, Winnebago....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Second Graduating Class in 1890

The caption reads: THE SECOND CLASS OF GRADUATES, 1890.

The printed note reads: Dennison Wheelock (Oneida). Stacy Matlack (Pawnee). Levi Levering (Omaha). William Tivis (Comanche). Jemima Wheelock (Oneida). Veronica Holliday (Chippewa). Benjamin Lowry (Winnebago...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Julia Bent, c.1891

Studio portrait of Julia Bent wearing non-native clothing, probably school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
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