Davis, Richard

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Carlisle Indian Printers, c.1885

The printed note on the reverse side reads: 1. Bennie Thomas, Pueblo Tribe, 2. Lorenzo Martinez, Pueblo, 3. Willie Butcher, Chippewa, 4. C. P. Cornelius, Oneida, 5. Dennison Wheelock, Oneida, 6. Samuel Townsend, Pawnee, 7. Richard Davis, Cheyenne, 8. Howard Logan,...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Ellen Hansel Student File

Student file of Ellen Hansel, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on August 31, 1882, and ultimately departed on July 8, 1889. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, correspondence, a returned...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Nellie Aspenall Student File

Student file of Nellie Aspenall, a member of the Pawnee Nation, who entered the school on August 31, 1882 and departed on June 30, 1891. The file contains a student information card, a position record card, and a report after leaving indicating Aspenall was a housewife living in King Fisher,...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Percy Kable Student File

Student file of Percy Kable, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 22, 1883 and departed on July 6, 1888. The file contains a student information card, a former student response postcard, a letter/correspondence, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Richard and Nannie Davis and their daughters, 1894

The handwritten note reads: Richard Davis (Cheyenne)     Richenda - Mary       Nannie Davis (Pawnee)

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Married at Carlisle Indian School and living there. 1894.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Richard Davis and Paul Good Bear, c.1888

Studio portrait of Richard Davis and Paul Good Bear, both wearing non-native clothing. Davis is probably standing at left, in non-native clothing, and Good Bear is probably standing at right in school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Richard Davis Student File

Student file of Richard Davis, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879, and ultimately departed on June 30, 1891. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a photograph, a newspaper...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Richard Davis Student Information Card

Student information card of Richard Davis, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on July 1, 1891. The file indicates Davis was living in Darlington, Oklahoma in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Richard Davis' family [version 2], c.1892

The caption reads: RICHARD DAVIS, CHEYENNE.

The printed note reads: Born 1867 at Sand Creek, Col., entered Carlisle 1879; learned the Printers' trade.  In 1888, married Nannie Aspenall, a Pawnee girl, at Carlisle, and worked for a Penna. farmer engages in raising...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Richard Davis, Nellie Aspenall, and their children [version 1], c.1892

Studio portrait of Richard Davis, his wife Nellie Aspenall, and their children Richenda and Mary. 

Note: CCHS has two copies of this image : PA-CH2-054c and CS-CH-061

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Seven male students, c.1886

Studio portrait of Luke Phillips, Howard Logan, Frank Lock, Samuel Townsend, Roland Fish, Henry Kendall, and Richard Davis. All are wearing school uniforms.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 21)
December 31, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "A Happy New Year to You," followed by a poem called "Santa Claus at Home," about his return to the North Pole. The next article, "The Cold Water Man," was about the dangers of drinking beer, reprinted from Maryland Bulletin. Also on the page was...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 32)
March 23, 1888

The first page opened with a poem, "Little Moments," followed by "A Letter," dated March 21, 1888 describing some of the Man-On-the-Band-Stand's observations. The next feature was an article about how to build a periscope. It was titled "Seeing Through a Brick," and continued on the fourth page...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 34)
April 6, 1888

The first page opened with a poem "The Happy Philosopher," followed by "From the Indian Question to the Weather," a piece describing stereotypical prejudices and the importance of keeping Indians away from idle influences. Then came a report, "Our Guardhouse," extracted from essays by Richard...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
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. 22)
January 18, 1889

The first page opened with a poem titled “Do We All?” followed by an article, “Do You Want to Get Rich?” about the value of saving little things. The next article, “Dr. Jackson at Our Missionary Meeting,” described the work of Sheldon Jackson among the Metlakahtla boys at the Sitka Industrial...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 24)
February 1, 1889

The first page began with an untitled poem that opened with the first line “We can never be too careful,” followed by “Which Would You Rather Be a Spider or a Fly? / The White Man Like a Spider,” an account of Mr. Seger’s description of the idiosyncrasies of language translation. It continued on...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 40)
May 24, 1889

The first page began with a poem titled “My Kingdom,” followed by a story told by the Man-on-the-band-stand called “An Indian Boy in Ohio Whispers His Story of a Hard Row on the River.” The story described how an Indian student survived a dangerous storm in a boat with his companions. Page two...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 5)
September 14, 1888

The first page opened with a poem, “The Golden Keys,” followed by a letter from Richard Davis (Cheyenne) who lived in West Grove, PA and ran a dairy farm there. There was an article called “No Wonder Indians Get Along Slowly,” and news from Joseph Schweigman (Sioux) at the Rosebud Agency titled...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 3)
October 1883

Page One had extracts from an address of Hon. B.G. Northrop Ex. Sec. State Board of Education of Connecticut. Page two had “Items of Interest From the Late Sioux Commission”, as well as a short piece on “What our Pupils in the Country Say.”

Page three had short vignettes on various Local...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
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