1898: Student Files

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Minnie Callsen Student Information Card

Student information card of Minnie Callsen, a member of the Alaskan Nation, who entered the school on March 22, 1898 and departed on June 30, 1903. The information card indicates that Callsen graduated in 1903. 

Note: Students Katie Callsen and Minnie Callsen were probably sisters. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Katie Callsen Student Information Card

Student information card of Katie Callsen, a member of the Alaskan Nation, who entered the school on March 22, 1898 and departed on June 30, 1903. The information card indicates that Callsen had graduated in 1903. 

Note: Students Katie Callsen and Minnie Callsen were probably sisters. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Johnson Arch Student Information Card

Student information card of Johnson Arch, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898 and departed on June 22, 1904. The file indicates Arch was living in Cherokee, North Carolina in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Abram Colonohaski Student Information Card

Student information card of Abram Colonohaski (here Colonahaski), a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898 and departed on March 30, 1912. The file indicates Colonahaski was married and living in Cass Lake, Minnesota in 1914 and White Earth, Minnesota in 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Jennie Arch Student Information Card

Student information card of Jennie Arch (Holland), a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898 and departed on June 28, 1904. Arch's file indicates that she married William Holland and was living in Cherokee, North Carolina in 1913.

Note: Students Jennie Arch, Johnson Arch, Olivan Arch, and Ross Arch were siblings. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Henry Bradley Student File

Student file of Henry Bradley, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898 and ultimately departed on February 28, 1903. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards and a report after leaving indicating that Bradley was working as a farmer in Cherokee, North Carolina in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Dora Saunooke Student Information Card

Student information card of Dora Saunooke, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898 and departed on June 27, 1899.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Dow Cornsilk Student File

Student file of Dow Cornsilk, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898, and departed on April 27, 1899.  The file contains a student information card, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey, correspondence, and a report after leaving indicating that he lived in Robbinsville, North Carolina, working as a farmer, carpenter, and chimney builder from 1910 to 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Martha Cornsilk Student Information Cards

Student information card of Martha Cornsilk, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898, graduated in 1908, and ultimately departed on January 23, 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Dow Cornsilk Student Information Card

Student information card of Dow Cornsilk, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898 and departed on April 27, 1899. The file indicates Cornsilk was living in Robbinsville, North Carolina in 1913 and 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Martha Cornsilk Student Information Card

Student information card of Martha Cornsilk, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898 and departed on April 9, 1908. The information card indicates that Cornsilk had graduated in 1908, studied nursing, married Charles Rave, and was living in Winnebago, Nebraska in 1913. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Stella Blythe Student Information Card

Student information card of Stella Blythe, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898 and departed on March 23, 1905. The card indicates that Blythe graduated in 1905, had married fellow student Joseph C. Washington, and was living in Cherokee, North Carolina in 1913. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Ossie Crow Student Information Card

Student information card of Ossie Crow, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898 and departed on July 6, 1908. The file indicates Crow was living in Cherokee, North Carolina in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Lizzie Wolf Student Information Cards

Student information card of Lizzie Wolf, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898 and ultimately departed on May 4, 1908.

Note: This student is referred to as Lizzie Wolf and Lizzie Wolfe.

Note: In addition to the outing patrons listed, files indicate that this student worked at the Hershey Chocolate factory.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Manus Screamer Student File

Student file of Manus Screamer, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898, and ultimately departed on January 17, 1908. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains newspaper clippings, student information cards, photographs, a business card, letters/correspondence, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that indicates that he was working as a printer in Asheville, North Carolina, in 1910. The file indicates that Screamer married fellow student Nannie Saunooke at the school, in a ceremony directed by Reverend G. M. Diffenderfer, was living in Asheville, North Carolina in 1909, working as a printer and was a musician in his own orchestra in Ashville, North Carolina in 1910 and 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Annie George Student Information Card

Student information card of Annie (here Anna B.) George, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898 and departed on June 26, 1905. The information card indicates that George had graduated in 1905 and was living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1914. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Lizzie Wolf Student Information Card

Student information card of Lizzie Wolf (here Mary Elizabeth Wolfe), a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898 and departed on May 4, 1908. The file indicates that Wolfe graduated in 1908 and was living in Swayney, North Carolina.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Abram Colonohaski Progress Cards

Progress cards of Abram Colonohaski (here Abraham Colonohaski), a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Joseph Washington Student Information Card

Student information card of Joseph Washington, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898 and departed on June 22, 1904. The file indicates Washington was married and living in Cherokee, North Carolina in 1913 and 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Ossie Crowe Progress Card

Progress card of Ossie Crowe, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on December 23, 1904.

Note: Ossie Crow first enrolled at the school on April 5, 1898. This card documents his later reenrollment.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Joseph Washington Student File

Student file of Joseph Washington, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898 and departed on June 22, 1904. The file contains a student information card, letters/correspondence, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Washington was a soldier in the U.S. Army, a police officer at the Cherokee Indian School in Cherokee, North Carolina in 1911 and a disciplinarian in Cherokee, North Carolina in 1915.

Note: Washington married fellow student Stella Blythe.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Manus Screamer Progress Card

Progress card of Albert M. Screamer, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school in December 1904.

Note: There are no other records for a student named Albert Screamer. This is almost definitely a card for Manus Screamer, also from the Cherokee nation, who first enrolled at the school on April 5, 1898, and subsequently reenrolled on December 22, 1904. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Manly Whippoorwill Student File

Student file of Manly Whippoorwill, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898, and departed on June 10, 1902.  The file contains a student information card, former student response postcards, a returned student survey, correspondence, and a report after leaving indicating that from 1910 to 1914 he was living in Cherokee, North Carolina, working as a farmer.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Jesse Youngdeer Student File

Student file of Jesse Youngdeer, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898, and ultimately departed on June 14, 1909.  The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered.  The file contains student information card, a physical record, a progress card, a newspaper clipping, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that indicates that he was working as an assistant farmer at the Cherokee Indian School in Cherokee, North Carolina, in 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Manus Screamer Student Information Card

Student information card of Manus Screamer, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 5, 1898 and departed on January 17, 1908.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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