Hill, George

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Confiscated Postcards Sent to Carlisle Students

These materials include postcards sent to female students attending the Carlisle Indian School. These postcards were confiscated by school officials who believed that their subject matter was inappropriate for their recipients. The confiscation was done "in accordance with Section 156 of the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
George Hill, c.1886

Studio portrait of George Hill.

Note: When he arrived at Carlisle, Hill was known as George Washington. He is also known as George W. Hill. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
George W. Hill [version 1], c.1884

Studio portrait of George W. Hill. 

Note: The handwritten caption identifies this sitter as George Washington. When he first arrived at the school that was the name Hill was known by. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
George W. Hill [version 2], c.1884

Studio portrait of George W. Hill. 

Note: When he first entered the school, Hill was known as George Washington. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
George Washington Student File

Student file of George Washington, a member of the Gros Ventre Nation, who entered the school on February 28, 1883, and departed on March 24, 1887.  The file contains a student information card indicating that Washington went on three outings while at Carlisle.

Note: At some point during...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
George Washington Student Information Card

Student information card of George Washington, a member of the Gros Ventre Nation, who entered the school on February 28, 1883 and departed on March 24, 1887.

Note: At some point during his stay at Carlisle George Washington began using the name George W. Hill and George Hill. He was...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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
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