Miles, Benajah

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Benajah Miles Student File

Student file of Benajah Miles, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on October 22, 1883, graduated in 1892, and departed on July 22, 1892. The file contains a student information card, a trade/position record card, a letter/correspondence, a returned student survey, and a...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Benajah Miles Student Information Card

Student information card of Benajah Miles, a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school on October 22, 1883 and departed on July 22, 1892. The information card indicates that Miles graduated in 1892 and was living in Calumet, Oklahoma in 1913. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Benajah Miles, c.1888

Studio portrait of Benajah Miles wearing school uniform. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Benajah Miles, Martin Archiquette, and Frank Smith  [version 1], c.1889

Studio portrait of Benajah Miles, Martin Archiquette, and Frank Smith. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Benajah Miles, Martin Archiquette, and Frank Smith  [version 2], c.1889

Studio portrait of Benajah Miles, Martin Archiquette (center), and Frank Smith.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Carlisle Indian Printers, c.1888

Studio portrait of fifteen male students wearing school uniforms. 

The printed note on the reverse side reads: Carlisle Indian Printers. 1. Robert Mathews, Pawnee ; 2. Yamie Leeds, Pueblo ; 3. Paul Boynton, Arapahoe ; 4. Lorenzo Martinez, Pueblo ; 5. Benajah Miles, Arapahoe ; 6....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Graduating Class of 1892 [verison 1], 1892

Studio portrait of three female and nine male students, the graduating class of 1892. 

They are, back row, standing, left to right: Thomas Metoxen, Hattie Long Wolf, Reuben Wolf, Luzena Choteau, William Baird; front row, seated, left to right: Albert Bishop, Benajah Miles, Frank Everett,...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Graduating Class of 1892 [verison 2], 1892

The caption reads: Graduating Class, 1892. Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa.

Thomas Metoxen (Oneida.) Hattie Long Wolf (Sioux.) Reuben Wolfe (Omaha.) Luzena Choteau (Wyandotte.) William Baird (Oneida.) Albert Bishop, (Seneca.) Benajah Miles (Arapahoe.)...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Ten male student printers [version 1], c.1885

Studio portrait of ten male students in uniform. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society's copy of this image identifies them as "Printer Boys." On one copy of the image they are identified as, left to right: William Butcher, Benajah Miles, Paul Boynton, Richard Davis, Samuel Townsend,...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Ten male student printers [version 2], c.1885

Studio portrait of ten male students in uniform, identified as being "Printer Boys." On one copy of the image they are identified as, left to right: William Butcher, Benajah Miles, Paul Boynton, Richard Davis, Samuel Townsend, Cyrus Fell Star, Chester Cornelius, Benjamin Thomas, Henry North, and...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 48)
July 8, 1887

This issue opened with a poem titled “EARNEST LIVING,” by C.M. Sheldon. The next article was written by Dessie Prescott (Sioux) titled “A FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION IN WHICH THE SISETON INDIANS PARTICIPATED,” which described the holiday program from 1884, in Sisseton, South Dakota, in which...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Thirteen male student printers [version 1], c.1886

Studio portrait of thirteen male students, all wearing school uniforms. The caption of this and other copies identifies them as working in the print shop. 

Other copies identify the students. They are: 

1. Bennie Thomas, 2. Lorenzo Martinez, 3. Willie Butcher, 4. C. P. Cornelius, 5...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Thirteen male student printers [version 2], c.1886

Studio portrait of thirteen male students wearing school uniforms.

The printed note on the reverse side reads: 1. Bennie Thomas, Pueblo Tribe, 2. Lorenzo Martinez, Pueblo, 3. Willie Butcher, Chippewa, 4. C. P. Cornelius, Oneida, 5. Dennison Wheelock, Oneida, 6....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Twenty-four male students upon arrival, 1883

Portrait of twenty-four male students upon arrival. The Cumberland County Historical Society's cataloging identifies them as from the Cheyenne, Arapahoe, Commanche, Pawnee, and Nez Perce nations and that the photo was taken on the date of their arrival, October 22, 1883. Twenty-three male...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
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