Fred Cornelius Student File

Fred Cornelius Student File

Student file of Fred Cornelius, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on September 7, 1900, and ultimately departed on May 24, 1910. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, news clippings, trade/position record cards, letters/correspondence about Cornelius' time at Carlisle and related to a request for a reference for his civil service application, a returned student survey, a progress/conduct card, medical/physical records, an application for enrollment, a report after leaving, an outing record, and a former student response postcard. The file indicates that Cornelius was working as a shoemaker and harness maker at the Indian School in Mount Pleasant, Michigan in 1910 and 1911, farming in West De Pere, Wisconsin in 1912 and living in West De Pere, Wisconsin in 1913 and 1914.

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National Archives and Records Administration
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RG 75, Series 1327, box 20, folder 957
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