Bird, James

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Fanny Bird Student File

Student file of Fanny Bird, a member of the Winnebago Nation, who entered the school on October 28, 1888 and departed on June 13, 1895. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving that indicates Bird was a housewife in Winnebago, Nebraska in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fanny Bird Student Information Card

Student information card of Fanny Bird, a member of the Winnebago Nation, who entered the school on October 28, 1888 and departed on June 13, 1895.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Craftsman (Vol. 1, No. 4)
May 1909

This issue, which commemorates the Commencement Exercises of the Class of 1909, featured speeches highlighting the success of Indian education. Francis E. Leupp, in his address, among many things spoke on the success of the arts at Carlisle. He was followed by Moses E. Clapp, Chairman of the...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Pratt Responds to Request for Return of Fanny Bird
December 16, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request from James Bird for the return of his daughter Fanny Bird due to his illness. Pratt notes that Fanny is only 11 but has been at the school three years and both her health and conduct are constantly improving....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Agent Responds to Office Letter Regarding Return of Fanny Bird
December 19, 1891

Robert H. Ashley, U.S. Indian Agent for the Omaha and Winnebago Agency, responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the return of Fanny Bird. Ashley states that her father has been getting better and that Fanny would be better of at Carlisle.

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