Lawry, Benjamin

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Benjamin Lawry and Peter Snow, c.1888

Studio portrait of Benjamin Lawry and Peter Snow both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Benjamin Lawry Student File

Student file of Benjamin Lawry, a member of the Winnebago Nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883 and departed on December 1, 1890. The file contains a photograph, a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Lawry was a...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Benjamin Lawry Student Information Card

Student information card of Benjamin Lawry, a member of the Winnebago Nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883 and departed on December 1, 1890. The information card indicates that Lawry graduated in 1890, married Lucy White Spirit, and was living in Emerson, Nebraska in 1913. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Benjamin Lawry [version 1], 1888

Studio portrait of Benjamin Lawry wearing non-native clothing. 

Note: Handwritten caption on image indicates it was taken in November 1888.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Benjamin Lawry [version 2], 1888

The printed note reads: BENJAMIN LOWRIE, WINNEBAGO. Entered Carlisle 1883; graduated 1890; spent several summers working on farms in Bucks Co., Pa.; is now employed as Govt. farmer at Winnebago Agency, Nebraska.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Benjamin Lawry, Howard Logan, and Levi St. Cyr, c.1888

Studio portrait of Benjamin Lawry (at left), Howard Logan (standing in center), and Levi St. Cyr (seated at right). Logan is wearing a school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Class of 1890

The caption reads: Graduating Class, 1890. Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa.

William Tivis, Comanche. Jemima Wheelock, Oneida. Dennison Wheelock, Oneida. Stacy Matlack [Matlock], Pawnee. Levi Levering, Omaha. Veronica Holliday, Chippewa....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Lucy White Spirit Student File

Student file of Lucy White Spirit, a member of the Winnebago Nation, who entered the school on February 8, 1903 and departed on June 28, 1904. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving that indicates White Spirit was a housewife in Winnebago, Nebraska in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lucy White Spirit Student Information Card

Student information card of Lucy White Spirit, a member of the Winnebago Nation, who entered the school on February 8, 1903 and departed on June 28, 1904.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 35)
April 8, 1887

The first page opened with a poem titled “To Tell a Good House-Keeper,” reprinted from The New Moon. Also on the page was an account by Johnnie Schmoker about bird hunting at the Cheyenne and Arapaho School in Oklahoma titled “INCIDENTS OF SCHOOL WORK AMONG THE CHEYENNES AND ARAPAHOES,...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
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