Dickson, John

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John Dixon Student Information Card

Student information card of John Dixon (here John Dickson), a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on October 21, 1882 and departed on June 22, 1886. The file indicates Dickson was living in Pena Blanca, New Mexico in 1913 and was at the Cochiti Day School in Pena Casa, New Mexico...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
February 24, 1888

The first page opened with a poem, "Sowing," followed by the article, "How the Letters Go," that described the process of express mail retrieval and distribution from trains. Then came a letter from former student John Dixon [Dickson] (Pueblo) who wrote about his experiences translating for and...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Marshall Seeks to Have Cyrus and John Dickson Returned to Carlisle
April 11, 1887

F. Marcellus Marshall writes to the Office of Indian Affairs seeking to see if Cyrus and John Dickson can return to the Carlisle Indian School. Marshall notes that the Dickson brothers have been working the railroad and the Albuquerque school house to raise money to return to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
School Response to Inquiry on Cyrus and John Dickson
April 20, 1887

Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter providing information on Cyrus and John Dickson. He indicates that Cyrus spent one year in the harness shop and two and half years in the carpenter shop with John Dickson spending three years in the carpenter shop.

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