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 Lucy Black Shortnose, Anna Laura, Justine La Framboise, and Nancy Renville [version 1], c.1880

Studio portrait of  Lucy Black Shortnose, Anna Laura, Justine La Framboise, and Nancy Renville, all wearing school-issued print dresses.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
 Lucy Black Shortnose, Anna Laura, Justine La Framboise, and Nancy Renville [version 2], c.1880

Studio portrait of Lucy Black Shortnose, Anna Laura, Justine La Framboise, and Nancy Renville, all wearing school-issued print dresses.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
"An Evening with the Carlisle Indian School"
January 15, 1887

An invitation for a series of exercises, performed by Carlisle Indian School students, which include industrial demonstrations, recitations, songs, drawings, and a debate.  The event was billed as a way to show "the capacity of the Indian to receive education," and was open to the general public...

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
A. J. Standing, c.1887

Studio portrait of A. J. Standing, Assistant Superintendent of the School. 

According to school records, Standing was employed at the school from 1881 until at least 1901. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Abe Sommers and Charles Dakota, 1888

Studio portrait of Abe Sommers and Charles Dakota, one wearing a school uniform.

Previous cataloging indicates the handwritten caption includes the date March 1888.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Abe Sommers, c.1883

Studio portrait of Abe Sommers wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Abram Hill, c.1888

Studio portrait of Abram Hill wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Abstract of Bids on Hospital Building Construction
April 12, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt submits the abstract of bids for material and part of the labor to build a hospital for the Carlisle Indian School. Pratt includes the advertisement that appeared in the Herald and Mirror as well as the Valley Sentinel. Pratt notes that he is unhappy with...

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Account of Samuel Bausley Arrival at Carlisle
December 1, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt provides the account of Samuel Bausley, a member of the Pottawatomi Nation, who came to Carlisle on his own accord in order to enroll at the school. Pratt recommends retaining Bausley at Carlisle if his story is truthful.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ada Bent, c.1881

Studio portrait of Ada Bent wearing school uniform. A handwritten caption along the side of the image probably reads: Ada Bent.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Ada Fox Catcher [version 1], c.1885

Studio portrait of Ada Fox Catcher probaby wearing school uniform.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Ada Fox Catcher [version 2], c.1885

Studio portrait of Ada Fox Catcher probably wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Adam McCarty [first pose], c.1882

Studio portrait of Adam McCarty wearing school uniform.

The caption reads: Adam McCarty

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Adam McCarty [second pose], c.1882

Studio portrait of Adam McCarty wearing school uniform.

The caption reads: Adam McCarthy

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Adam Metoxen and John Elm, c.1886

Studio portrait of Adam Metoxen (standing) and John Elm (seated), both wearing school uniforms.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Adam Metoxen, c.1887

Studio portrait of Adam Metoxen wearing band uniform. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Additional Coal Purchase for First Quarter 1880
March 13, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt informs the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the approved expenditure for coal for the first quarter of 1880 did not meet the school's needs. Pratt requests funds to purchase additional coal for the first quarter, and refers to a previous letter on the subject.

Format: Financial Documents, Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Additional Request to Return Charles Martin to His Home
May 24, 1886

Henry Martin requests the return of his son Charles Martin from the Carlisle Indian School due to the health of other Chippewa students at Carlisle. The interpreter writing the letter, J. A. Gilfillian, adds that he believes that because half of the students he brought to Carlisle have died that...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Additional Students Brought by Ely
August 24, 1882

Richard Henry Pratt notifies the Commissioner of Indian Affairs that the delegation brought back by Anna Ely is different then what was approved. Pratt notes that he has sent certain students to the Hampton Institute as previously approved and Ely has agreed to raise charitable funds for the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Additional Students Needed due to Transfer of Osage Students
July 25, 1885

Richard Henry Pratt requests an additional 43 students to make up for the transfer of the Osage students to Martinsburg. He notes this is in addition to the 108 students that have already been authorized.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Adelia Lowe, c.1890

Studio portrait of Adelia Lowe, probably wearing school uniform.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Admission of Crow Children to Carlisle
April 9, 1881

A. R. Keller, U.S. Indian Agent at the Montana Crow Agency, writes to see if it would be possible to send a delegation of Crow children to Carlisle in the summer. Keller notes that the Agency has had little success in meeting its educational goals and indicates a boarding school would have a...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Adoptions of Kisetta Roosevelt and Jack Mather
November 22, 1884

Richard Henry Pratt proposes to two families to adopt Kisetta and Jack, members of the Apache Nation. Pratt indicates that Kisetta be adopted by Mr. Paxon a farmer who she has been living with on outing and Jack by Miss Mather, a former St. Augustine assistant.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Advertising in Local Papers for Supplies
February 10, 1881

Richard Henry Pratt notes that the Carlisle Herald and Valley Sentinel of Carlisle have the two largest circulations of the local papers and would be the best to advertise for material costs. He provides estimates for lumber; masonry excavation of plastering; hardware; roofing tin and spouting;...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Age of Students Being Sent Home in June 1886
June 3, 1886

Reply to Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the ages of outgoing pupils.

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

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