Given, Joshua

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Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 5 of 5)

A series of nineteen 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
Group portrait of Kiowa students, c.1879

Group portrait of Etadleuh Doanmoe, Laura Doanmoe, Joshua Given, Charles (Left Hand), Mabel (Little), Fanny (Knife Holder), and Lucius Aitsan (Cute) posed in front of a school building.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Joshua Given and Julia Given [version 1], c.1886

Studio portrait of Joshua Given and Julia Given.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Joshua Given and Julia Given [version 2], c.1886

Studio portrait of Joshua Given and Julia Given.

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
Joshua Given Student Information Card

Student information card of Joshua H. Given, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and departed on July 8, 1889.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joshua Given Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Joshua Given, a member of the Kiowa Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879 and ultimately departed on July 8, 1889.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joshua Given [?], Luther Standing Bear, and an unidentified male student, c.1882

Studio portrait of Joshua Given [?], Luther Standing Bear, and an unidentified male student, all wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Joshua Given, c.1881

Studio portrait of Joshua Given wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Joshua Given, c.1883

Studio portrait of Joshua Given wearing non-native clothing.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Joshua Given, c.1886

Studio portrait of Joshua Given wearing non-native clothing

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Julia Given and Joshua Given, c.1882

Studio portrait of Julia Given and her brother, Joshua Given. Both are probably wearing school uniforms. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Teacher Mary Hyde and Indian School choir, 1884

Studio portrait of instructor Mary Hyde and the Indian School choir, including male and female students in school uniforms.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society assigns a date of April 30, 1884. They also identified several students by comparison with other images: Luke Phillips...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 1, No. 44)
June 11, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "I'm Not Too Young" reprinted from Scattered Seeds. The next article, "Hoe Handle Medicine" extolled the medicinal effects of exercise. Page two featured several small stories, including Paul Eagle Star's (Sioux) Outing assignment, a piece...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
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. 33)
March 25, 1887

The first page opened with a poem titled “The Girls that are Wanted,” author unknown, followed by “An Indian Dance: By Dessie Prescott, One of Our Pupils.” Also on the page was an article about the importance for Americans to know their history. Page two opened with a treatise on patriotism,...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 2)
August 19, 1887

The first page featured a conversation, continued from the previous week’s issue, between Marianna Burgess and the Man-on-the-Band-Stand, related to the filthiness of the Indians at the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Agencies. Topics included a description of issue day and harvesting cattle. Page two...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 36)
April 20, 1888

The first page opened with a poem, "Get There," followed by  an editorial from Ethildred B Barry of Germantown, called "Are the Indian Boys and Girls the Friends of Birds?," on the treatment of birds. It continued on the fourth page. Page two opened with a piece describing the contents of the...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 46)
June 29, 1888

The first page opened with a poem selected “by Mrs. Pettinos,” titled “The Sun and the Wind,” followed by a conversation about the meaning of the 4th of July and how an Indian School student might be influenced to extend his time at the school instead of returning to the reservation. Page two...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 52)
August 10, 1888

The first page opened with the poem, “What Makes A Man,” followed by an article titled, “Interesting Observations At the Indians’ Own Home” reprinting a letter from Joshua Given (Kiowa) who described the social and political news from the Kiowa and Comanche Agency. He reported the activities of...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 25)
February 8, 1889

The first page began with a poem titled “Do Your Best,” followed by “The Man-On-the-Band-Stand and a Stranger,” which described the “old gentleman’s” effort to thwart the hiring of an Outing student who was careless with arithmetic. It continued on page four. Page two began with “A Manly...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The School News (Vol. 3, No. 9)
February 1883

The first page had a story told to Joshua Given (Kiowa) by his grandparents about a young girl who never touched the ground and one day chased a star into the sky. It also included a letter from Louis Big Horse (Osage) to his father in which he discussed planting fruit. Page two had an article...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
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