The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Bertha and Madge Nason. Chippewas from Minn.
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.
Studio portrait of Bertha Nason and Madge Nason, both wearing school uniforms.
Note: Madge was two years younger than Bertha, and so is probably seated on the left.
A series of twenty nine 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.
Student file of Madge Nason, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on November 5, 1884, and departed on May 23, 1889. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating Nason was a housewife living in Bena, Minnesota in...
Student information card of Madge Nason, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on November 25, 1884 and departed on May 23, 1889.
This issue opened with a poem titled “A CLUSTER OF NEVERS,” from Selected, followed by a fictionalized conversation between two boys traveling to their homes in the west from Carlisle titled “TWO BOYS TALK IN THE CARS ON THEIR WAY HOME: WHAT THEY MAY HAVE SAID.” In the conversation, “...