Dixon, John

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Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 3 of 5)
June 8-29, 1890

A series of twenty nine letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John Dixon and Cyrus Dickson, c.1883

Studio portrait of John Dixon (seated) and Cyrus Dickson (standing), both wearing school uniforms. 

Note: CCHS identifies the sitters as Cyrus and John. Identification here is based on contextual information. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
John Dixon Student File

Student file of John Dixon, a member of the Pueblo Nation. No entrance or departure dates are given. The file contains letters/correspondence, former student response postcards, and a report after leaving. In letters exchanged with the school John Dixon asks for his son and nephew to be...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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
John Dixon [version 1], c.1885

Studio portrait of John Dixon wearing school uniform. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
John Dixon [version 2], c.1885

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: John Dixon

This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.

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

Student file of Maggie Dixon, a member of the Menominee Nation, who entered the school on August 23, 1902 and departed on June 30, 1907. The file contains student information cards, a letter, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating Dixon had married Paul Waupochick and...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Maggie Dixon Student Information Card

Student information card of Maggie Dixon, a member of the Menominee Nation, who entered the school on August 23, 1902 and departed on June 30, 1907. The file indicates that Dixon was living in Neopit, Wisconsin in 1913. The file indicates that Dixon was married to Paul Wanpochick.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 20)
December 24, 1886

The first page featured the school Christmas greeting that included a drawing of the Man-on-the-band-stand that took up the entire front page of the newspaper. Page two opened with an article titled "Christmas" that described the Fourth of July and Christmas as national holidays, followed by...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 32)
March 18, 1887

The first page opened with a poem titled “Take the Sunny Side,” by “Ex.” Also found on that page was “An Interesting Letter from John Dixon, One of Our Pueblo Boys Who Went to His Home in New Mexico Last Summer” addressed to Mr. Campbell. Dixon wrote about celebrating George Washington’s...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
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
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 32)
March 29, 1889

The first page opened with a poem "The Voice That Wins Its Way" contributed by Hannah E. Wilson, followed by a piece called "From John Dixon" which was reprinted from the Albuquerque Indian School where Dixon (Pueblo) was employed as a carpenter and translator for Indian school recruitment. The...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
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