Thomas, Benjamin

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Benjamin Thomas Student File

Student file of Benjamin Thomas, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on July 31, 1880 and ultimately graduated in 1890 and departed on September 17, 1890. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards and...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Benjamin Thomas Student Information Card

Student information card of Benjamin Thomas, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on July 31, 1880 and departed on September 17, 1890. The file indicates that Thomas graduated in 1890 and was living in Bibo, New Mexico in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Benjamin Thomas, c.1887

Studio portrait of Benjamin Thomas. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Benjamin Thomas, Jane Vane, a female student and a visitor [version 1], c.1884

Studio portrait of Benjamin Thomas, Jane Vane, an unidentified female student and a visitor, probably a Pueblo chief or family member. 

Note: The identification of Benjamin Thomas comes from previous cataloging of this NAA negative. The identification of Jane Vane comes from an annotation...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Benjamin Thomas, Jane Vane, a female student and a visitor [version 1], c.1884

Studio portrait of Benjamin Thomas, Jane Vane, a female student and a visitor, probably a Pueblo chief or family member.

Note: The identification of Benjamin Thomas comes from previous cataloging of the NAA negative of this image. The identification of Jane Vane comes from an annotation...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Benjamin Thomas, Mary Perry, and John Menaul [after], c.1883

Studio portrait of Benjamin Thomas (Wat-ye-eh), Mary Perry (Ki-ot-se), and John Menaul (Kowsh-te-ah), all in their school uniforms.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-030a and 10B-02-02. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Benjamin Thomas, Mary Perry, and John Menaul, 1880 [before]

Studio portrait of Benjamin Thomas (Wat-ye-eh), Mary Perry (Ki-ot-se), and John Menaul (Kowsh-te-ah), at their arrival and in native dress. 

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: CS-CH-072 and 10B-02-01.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Benjamin Thomas, Mary Perry, and John Menual Chaves [version 1], c.1880

Studio portrait of Benjamin Thomas (standing at left), Mary Perry (seated in center), and John Menual Chaves (seated at right). The two boys are both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Benjamin Thomas, Mary Perry, and John Menual Chaves [version 2], c.1880

Studio portrait of Benjamin Thomas (standing at left), Mary Perry (seated in center), and John Menual Chaves (standing at right). The boys are both wearing school uniforms. Perry is in a school-issued print dress.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Eleven students upon arrival, 1880

Portrait of seven male students and four female students posed on the school grounds. This photo was taken on the day they arrived, July 31, 1880. Although the caption states that they were Pueblo students, ten of them were Pueblo and one was Apache. The Pubelo students are: Frank Cushing,...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Graduating Class of 1890 [pose 2], 1890

Studio portrait of thirteen male and five female students. 

This appears to be a different version (people in different positions) of the graduating class of 1890. This is not the version that became the official photograph of the class. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Graduating Class of 1890 [version 1], 1890

Studio portrait of thirteen male and five female students, the second graduating class in 1890. 

They are, back row, left to right: William Tivis, Jemima Wheelock, Dennison Wheelock, Stacy Matlock, Levi Levering, Veronica Holliday, Benjamin Lawry; middle row, left to right: George Means,...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Graduating Class of 1890 [version 2], 1890

The caption reads: Graduating Class, 1890. Indian Industrial School, Carlisle, Pa.

William Tivis, Comanche. Jemima Wheelock, Oneida. Dennison Wheelock, Oneida. Stacy Matlack [Matlock], Pawnee. Levi Levering, Omaha. Veronica Holliday, Chippewa....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Harvey Townsend and Benjamin Thomas, c.1885

Studio portrait of Harvey Townsend and Benjamin Thomas, both wearing school uniforms.

The caption reads: H. Townsend + B. Thomas

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Katie Creager Student File

Student file of Katie Creager, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on June 24, 1898, graduated in 1902, and departed on February 11, 1902. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, a report after leaving, and letters/correspondence. The file...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ten male student printers [version 1], c.1885

Studio portrait of ten male students in uniform. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society's copy of this image identifies them as "Printer Boys." On one copy of the image they are identified as, left to right: William Butcher, Benajah Miles, Paul Boynton, Richard Davis, Samuel Townsend,...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Ten male student printers [version 2], c.1885

Studio portrait of ten male students in uniform, identified as being "Printer Boys." On one copy of the image they are identified as, left to right: William Butcher, Benajah Miles, Paul Boynton, Richard Davis, Samuel Townsend, Cyrus Fell Star, Chester Cornelius, Benjamin Thomas, Henry North, and...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Thirteen male student printers [version 1], c.1886

Studio portrait of thirteen male students, all wearing school uniforms. The caption of this and other copies identifies them as working in the print shop. 

Other copies identify the students. They are: 

1. Bennie Thomas, 2. Lorenzo Martinez, 3. Willie Butcher, 4. C. P. Cornelius, 5...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Thirteen male student printers [version 2], c.1886

Studio portrait of thirteen male students wearing school uniforms.

The printed note on the reverse side reads: 1. Bennie Thomas, Pueblo Tribe, 2. Lorenzo Martinez, Pueblo, 3. Willie Butcher, Chippewa, 4. C. P. Cornelius, Oneida, 5. Dennison Wheelock, Oneida, 6....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Pueblo Agency Requests Authority to Send More Students to Carlisle
August 18, 1882

Benjamin M. Thomas, U.S. Indian Agent for the Pueblo Indian Agency, requests information on sending a student from Cochiti to Carlisle in addition to sending more Pueblo students to Carlisle.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Pratt Seeks Instructions in the Case of Benjamin M. Thomas
June 4, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt requests instructions in the case of Benjamin M. Thomas who desires to remain at Carlisle to learn the printing trade. However, the Governor of the Pueblo village where his father is from has requested his return on his father's behalf. Thomas has said he has written his...

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