1884: Student Files

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Joseph Schweigman Student File

Student file of Joseph Schweigman, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on January 14, 1884, and departed on June 22, 1886. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that indicates Schweigman was working as a laborer in Rosebud, South Dakota in 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Peter Douville Student Information Card

Student information card of Peter Douville, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on January 14, 1884 and departed on June 22, 1886.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Peter Douville Student Information Card

Student information card of Peter Douville, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on January 14, 1884 and departed on June 22, 1886.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Brian Early Bird (Early Bird) Student File

Student file of Brian Early Bird, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884, and departed on July 8, 1889.  The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, and correspondence.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Stephen Smith Student Information Card

Student information card of Stephen Smith, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on June 4, 1894.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Austin Navajoe (Navajoe) Student Information Card

Student information card of Austin Navajoe (Navajoe), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on July 25, 1892.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Ada Fox Catcher (In-nah-ilth-tah hoze du) Student Information Card

Student information card of Ada Fox Catcher (In-nah-ilth-tah hoze du), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and died on July 13, 1888. She was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

 Note: The student is referred to as Ada Fox Catcher and Ada Foxcatcher.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Norman Casadore Student Information Card

Student information card of Norman Casadore (here Norman Cassadore), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on June 31, 1896. The file indicates Cassadore was living in San Carlos, Arizona in 1913 and 1914.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Pete Ocotea Student Information Card

Student information card of Pete Ocotea (here Acotea), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on May 11, 1891. The file indicates Ocotea had enlisted in the army after leaving Carlisle.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Albert Casadore Student Information Card

Student information card of Albert Casadore, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and died on April 18, 1888 while attending the school. Casadore was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Lot Eyelash (Eyelash) Student File

Student file of Lot Eyelash, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884, and departed on March 2, 1892.  The file contains student information cards and a report after leaving indicating that Eyelash was working as a rancher on Fort Sill, Oklahoma, in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Reuben Whiteman Student File

Student file of Reuben Whiteman, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on May 30, 1889. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving indicating that in 1910 Whiteman was living in San Carlos, Arizona. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Jim Foxcatcher (Fox catcher) Student Information Card

Student information card of Jim Foxcatcher (Fox catcher), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884. He died on June 27, 1885 and was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Mabel Kelcusay Student Information Card

Student information card of Mabel Kelcusay (here Mabel Kelcusaway), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884. She died on December 25, 1884 and was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Albert Casadore Student Information Card

Student information card of Albert Casadore, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and died on April 18, 1888. Casadore was buried in the  cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Amelia Elseeday (De-gay-lay) Student File

Student file of Amelia Elseeday (De-gay-lay), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884, and departed on September 17, 1890. The file contains student information cards that list two outings. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Roland Fish (Fish) Student File

Student file of Roland Fish, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884, and departed on July 8, 1889.  The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating that Fish was working as an Indian Service laborer in San Carlos, Arizona, in 1912.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Nicolasa Troucosa Student Information Card

Student information card of Nicolasa Troucosa, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on July 8, 1889.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Isidro Cordero Student Information Card

Student information card of Isidro Cordero, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on July 8, 1889. The file indicates Cordero was living in Pena Blanco, New Mexico in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Isaac Cutter Student Information Card

Student information card of Isaac Cutter, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on July 25, 1892.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Eustace Pelone Student Information Card

Student information card of Eustace Pelone, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on May 9, 1892.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Justin Head (Rat Head) Student File

Student file of Justin Head, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on March 1, 1892. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, land grants, parole records, an outing evaluation, letters/correspondence concerning Head's parole, a trade/position record card, a medical/physical record, financial transactions, newspaper clippings, a Senate resolution, and a report after leaving. The file indicates that Head was living in Florence, Arizona in 1911 and living in Trenton, New Jersey in 1915.

Note: At the time of scanning in the U.S. National Archives, several documents in this folder seemed to relate to a different student, Henry Herrara. Those documents have now been included in the Henry Herrera file: NARA_RG 75_Series 1327_box 107_folder 4523.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Morgan Toprock Student Information Card

Student information card of Morgan Toprock, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on March 22, 1894. The file indicates Toprock was living in San Carlos, Arizona in 1912 and 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

George Nyrnah (Sun) Student Information Card

Student information card of George Nyrnah (Sun), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on July 8, 1889.

Note: The April 22, 1887 issue of The Indian Helper announced that: "Grasshopper is Grasshopper no longer. He is name is George Nyruah." There are photographs with a student identified as Grasshopper who is Apache, and who would have been at the school at the same time as George Nyrnah. Therefore, we believe these are the same person. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Ida Whiteface Student Information Card

Student information card of Ida Whiteface, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on July 29, 1890.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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