Bourassa, Rosa

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American Indian Association Conference, 1911

The printed caption reads: THE FIRST NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE AMERICAN INDIAN ASSOCIATION, HELD AT COLUMBUS, OHIO, OCTOBER 12-15.

This image appears in the Review of Reviews vol. 16, no. 4 (November 1911): 537.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Graduating Class of 1890 [pose 2], 1890

Studio portrait of thirteen male and five female students. 

This appears to be a different version (people in different positions) of the graduating class of 1890. This is not the version that became the official photograph of the class. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Graduating Class of 1890 [version 1], 1890

Studio portrait of thirteen male and five female students, the second graduating class in 1890. 

They are, back row, left to right: William Tivis, Jemima Wheelock, Dennison Wheelock, Stacy Matlock, Levi Levering, Veronica Holliday, Benjamin Lawry; middle row, left to right: George Means,...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Graduating Class of 1890 [version 2], 1890

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

William Tivis, Comanche. Jemima Wheelock, Oneida. Dennison Wheelock, Oneida. Stacy Matlack [Matlock], Pawnee. Levi Levering, Omaha. Veronica Holliday, Chippewa....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Rosa B. LaFlesche, #1

The caption reads: MRS. ROSA. B. LA FLESCHE (Chippewa)

The note reads: It was her deep faith in the Society and her devotion to it that carried the first conference to success and gave the Society the strength to live through its most critical periods....

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rosa B. LaFlesche, #2

The caption reads: MRS. ROSA B. LA FLESCHE,

The note reads: Secretary Congress of American Indians, in session at Columbus, Ohio.

This image appears in the Oklahoman in 1911.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction, Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rosa B. LaFlesche, c.1911

The headline reads: ARRANGING INDIAN CONFERENCE

The caption reads: MRS. ROSA BE LA FLESCHE.

The note reads: Three-quarter blood Chippewa, proud of her race, who is here arranging for the coming conference on betterment of conditions among...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction, Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rosa Bourassa and Lydia Flint [version 1], c.1890

Studio portrait of Rosa Bourassa and Lydia Flint.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Rosa Bourassa and Lydia Flint [version 2], c.1890

Studio portrait of Rosa Bourassa and Lydia Flint.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Rosa Bourassa Student File

Student file of Rosa Bourassa, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on August 7, 1889, graduated in 1890, and departed on February 25, 1892. The file contains a student information card, returned student survey, photographs, news clippings, a report after leaving, letters/...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rosa Bourassa Student Information Card

Student information card of Rosa Bourassa, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on August 7, 1889 and departed on February 25, 1892. The information card indicates that Bourassa graduated in 1890, had married Frank La Flesche and was living in Rosebud, South Dakota in 1915. ...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rosa Bourassa, c.1890

Studio portrait of Rosa Bourassa. A handwritten caption along the side of the image probably reads: Rose Baunassa.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Rosa LaFlesche, c.1910

The headline reads: ARRANGING FOR CONFERENCE OF AMERICAN INDIANS

The caption reads: MRS. ROSA LA FLESCHE

The note reads: One of the leading women of her race, a graduate of Carlisle and long in the government service. She has been in...

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Response to Office Letter Regarding Appointment of Cadet Sergeants
December 30, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter noting Office approval of Jennie Dubray, Rosa Bourassa, Nellie Robertson, and Lydia Flint as cadet sergeants. Pratt writes that he requested to have the students listed be approved as pupil teachers and not as cadet sergeants....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report of School Employees for Quarter Ending March 31, 1891
March 31, 1891 - May 9, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards the Report of School Employees for the quarter ending March 31, 1891.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rosa Bourassa's Application for Leave of Absence
May 29, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt forwards Rosa Bourassa's application for an 18-day leave of absence. Bourassa works as an assistant matron. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on Employees Relationships to Each Other
June 12, 1893

Richard Henry Pratt provides a report on the employees of the Carlisle Indian School relationship to him and to each other.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Bourassa be Added as Teacher
June 23, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt requests that Rosa Bourassa be added to the Carlisle Indian School list of teachers for the following school year. Pratt further notes that she will be taking a summer school course at Martha's Vineyard.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Requests Bourassa's Nomination be Confirmed
September 12, 1894

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has filled three teaching positions at $600 which leaves no additional vacancies at that level. He further states that Bourassa was appointed at $540 and requests that the nomination be confirmed.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rosa Bourassa's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
June 12, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt forwards assistant teacher Rosa Bourassa's application for a 60-day leave of absence. Bourassa will also attend summer school while on leave. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
11 Certificates of Attendance at Summer School
July 19 - September 13, 1895

Richard Henry Pratt forwards certificate of attendance at summer school for 11 employees: Carlos Montezuma (physician), Emma A. Cutter (senior teacher), Anna C. Hamilton (normal teacher), Florence M. Carter (teacher), Kate S. Bowersox (teacher), J. W. Hendren (teacher), Fannie I. Peter (teacher...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rosa Bourassa's Application for Leave of Absence
July 30, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt forwards assistant teacher Rosa Bourassa's application for a 30-day leave of absence. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Transfer Request of Frank Williams
September 17, 1896 - October 22, 1896

Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding a request by Frank Williams to be transferred to the Mt. Pleasant Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rosa Bourassa's Request for Leave of Absence
May 17, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forwards teacher Rosa Bourassa's application for a 58-day leave of absence due to problems with her eyes. Pratt also forwards a physician's certificate from Dr. S. Snively Bishop confirming Bourassa's poor health. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Rosa Bourassa Requests Transfer to Chilocco
June 14, 1897 - June 17, 1897

Rosa Bourassa requests a transfer to the Chilocco School due to her health. Richard Henry Pratt endorses the request and provides a recommendation.

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

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