A series of twenty-three 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 John Shields, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on July 31, 1880, and departed on September 18, 1883. The file contains a student information card, a report after leaving, and a returned student survey indicating that Shields was working as a farmer and stock...
Student information card of John Shields, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on July 31, 1880 and departed on September 18, 1883. The file indicates Shields was living in Algodones, New Mexico in 1913.
The printed note on the reverse side reads: OUR BOYS AND GIRLS At the Indian Training School, Carlisle, Pa.
1. White Buffalo, Cheyenne, I. T.
2. Mittie Houston, Wichita, I. T.
3. Samuel Townsend, Pawnee, I. T....
The first page had a story told to Joshua Given (Kiowa) by his grandparents about a young girl who never touched the ground and one day chased a star into the sky. It also included a letter from Louis Big Horse (Osage) to his father in which he discussed planting fruit. Page two had an article...