Mather, Sarah

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Dessie Prescott, Jennie Lawrence, Nellie Robertson, and Katie La Croix with Sarah Mather, c.1881

Studio portrait of Dessie Prescott (seated far left), Jennie Lawrence (seated front left), Nellie Robertson (standing back right), and Katie La Croix (seated far right) with Sarah Mather (seated in center). The students are all wearing school uniforms and holding dolls.

Note: The...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Five Sioux students, c.1879

Group portrait of five Sioux students posed outside a building, presumably on the school grounds. They are, from left to right: William Spotted Tail (Stays at Home), Sarah Mather (Red Road), Max Spotted Tail (Talks with Bears), Oliver Spotted Tail (Bugler), and Pollock Spotted Tail (Little Scout...

Format: Glass Plate Negative, Stereograph
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Group of Sioux students with Charles Tackett, c.1879

Portrait of a group of five Sioux students posed with interpreter Charles Tackett on the bandstand on the school grounds. They are, from left to right: Max Spotted Tail (Talks With Bears), Charles Tackett, Sarah Mather (Red Road), William Spotted Tail (Stays at Home), Pollock Spotted Tail (...

Format: Glass Plate Negative, Stereograph
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Jennie Waupoose, Elizabeth Dixon, and Alice Neopet with Sarah Mather, c.1881

Studio portrait of Jennie Waupoose (seated at left), Elizabeth Dixon (standing at rear), and Alice Neopet (seated at right), with teacher Sarah Mather (seated in center). Each girl is holding a doll.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: CS-CH-063...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Notice of Board to Appraise Property
October 9, 1879

Letter from Richard Henry Pratt to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt regarding a board to appraise property at the Carlisle Barracks. Pratt notes that, because of the visit, he will be unable to meet a group of recruited students in the West, and instead suggests sending teachers Alfred J...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Recruiting Cheyenne Students for Hampton Institute
October 18, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt telegrams the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, informing him that the Cheyenne agent can supply students to make up the deficiency of students at Hampton, if instructed to send one third boys and two third girls. Pratt notes that these students could be escorted east by Alfred...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on First Party of Children Brought to the Carlisle Indian School
November 13, 1879

Captain Richard Henry Pratt writes to Ezra H. Hayt, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, regarding the first group of Sioux, Ponca, Pawnee, Kiowa, Comanche, Wichita, Seminole, Cheyenne, and Arapahoe children and young adults brought to the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt offers a detailed description...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sarah Mather (Red Road) Student File

Student file of Sarah Mather, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving indicating she was a housewife in Rosebud, South Dakota in 1910.

Note: Mather...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sarah Mather Student Information Card

Student information card of Sarah Mather, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880.

Note: Mather appears to have taken or been given the name of school employee Sarah Mather. She was married to interpreter Charles Tackett and so...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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