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Emanuel Powless Student Information Card

Student information card of Emanuel Powless, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on August 30, 1889 and departed on March 12, 1900. The file indicates Powless was married and living in West De Pere, Wisconsin 1913.

Note: In various school documents, this student is...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ophelia Powlas Student Information Card

Student information card of Ophelia Powlas, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on August 6, 1887 and died on February 1, 1891. She was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ophelia Powlas Student Information Card

Student information card of Ophelia Powlas, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on August 16, 1889 and died on February 1, 1891. Powlas was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Peter J. Powlas Student Information Card

Student information card of Peter J. Powlas, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on September 30, 1885 and departed on June 27, 1887. The file indicates Powlas was living in West De Pere, Wisconsin in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 49)
July 15, 1887

This issue opened with a poem titled “STAND FOR THE RIGHT,” followed by “AN INTERESTING LETTER FROM PETER POWLAS (Oneida), A RETURNED PUPIL.” Mr. Standing gave a report on the crop conditions in Indian Territory and a piece called “Home Politeness,” about the importance of good manners which...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 7)
September 23, 1887

Much of this issue of the newspaper was focused on the Outing Program, since many students were returning to the school from their country homes. The first page opened with the poem, "The Road to Wealth and Happiness," followed by an article entitled, "Is the Farming Which Our Boys Learn In the...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 11)
October 26, 1888

The first page opens with an untitled poem. The next article titled “Peter Powlass,” contains a letter with news about events at the Oneida, Wisconsin Reservation written by former student, Peter Powlass. It is followed by “U.S. Congress,” that reported the schedule of the Fiftieth Congress....

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 40)
May 24, 1889

The first page began with a poem titled “My Kingdom,” followed by a story told by the Man-on-the-band-stand called “An Indian Boy in Ohio Whispers His Story of a Hard Row on the River.” The story described how an Indian student survived a dangerous storm in a boat with his companions. Page two...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
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