Powlas, John D.

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Eugene Powless Student Information Card

Student information card of Eugene Powless (here Powlas), a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on January 6, 1910 and departed on April 25, 1911. The file indicates Powless was living in Fort Yates, North Dakota in 1917.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Lily Huff
July 11, 1891

Josiah Baird requests the return of his wife Lily Huff from the Carlisle Indian School. Baird claims that Lily was sent to the school by her father and that she has been influenced to make false claims to Richard Henry Pratt to keep her at the school.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Responds to Response to Return Lily Huff to her Husband
July 12, 1891 - July 25, 1891

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter by Nicholas Huff regarding his daughter Lily Huff being enrolled at the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt writes that he would not stand in the way of Lily being returned to her husband but that she should stay at Carlisle for a number of years before taking the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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