Rooks, John

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John Rooks and an unidentified female student, c.1896

Studio portrait of John Rooks and an unidentified female student. 

 Note: Previous cataloging interpreted the unidentified student's name as "L. [?] Two Cuts." There is no female student with the surname Two Cuts. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
John Rooks Student Information Card

Student information card of John Rooks, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 30, 1882 and departed on July 8, 1889.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John Rooks, c.1896

Studio portrait of John Rooks wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
John Rooks, c.1897

Studio portrait of John Rooks. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
John Rooks, c.1899

Studio portrait of John Rooks.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
List of Students to be Returned to their Homes for May 1887
May 26, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt provides the Office of Indian Affairs with a list of 80 students to return to their homes due to expiration of their terms and sickness. Pratt also details the travel arrangements for travel to the various agencies and locations. He also notes that 68 pupils whose terms have...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Students to be Returned to their Homes for June 1889
June 10, 1889

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of students to be returned to their homes due to various reasons along with various escorts.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 3 of 5)
June 8-29, 1890

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.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Agency Update on Former Students Living at the Pine Ridge Agency
December 26, 1891 - January 4, 1892

Richard Henry Pratt forwards a copy of a letter from George LeRoy Brown, Acting U.S. Indian Agent for the Pine Ridge Agency, to the Office of Indian Affairs. In Brown's letter he provides an update and a character assessment on former Carlisle Indian School students he has met.

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