De Cora, Angel

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Mary Sampson (He-na-k-ga) Student File
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Student file of Mary Sampson, a member of the Winnebago Nation, who entered the school on September 27, 1902 and departed on June 30, 1907. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving that indicates Sampson was a housewife in Winnebago, Nebraska in 1910.

In school documentation Mary Sampson is also known as…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Green Student File
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Student file of Thomas Green, a member of the Onondaga Nation, who entered the school on August 30, 1904, and departed on June 23, 1909.  The file contains a student information card, a progress card, a returned student survey, correspondence, a news clipping, a position card, a physical record, and a report after leaving indicating that…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Ida Estella Bartlett Student File
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Student file of Ida Estella Bartlett, a member of the Bannock Nation, who entered the school on August 29, 1905 and ultimately departed on June 11, 1913. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains medical/physical records, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey, a report…

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Grace Sampson (Nuk-ah-kae-oh-win-kaw) Student File
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Student file of Grace Sampson, a member of the Winnebago Nation, who entered the school on January 21, 1906 and departed on July 21, 1909. The file contains a letter, a student information card, an application for enrollment, a medical/physical record, a progress/conduct card, and a report after leaving that indicates Sampson living in…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Madelon DeCora (Hinpiwin) Student File
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Student file of Madelon DeCora, a member of the Winnebago Nation, who entered the school on August 26, 1906 and departed on July 4, 1907. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, a report after leaving, an application for enrollment, and correspondence. The file indicates De Cora was living in Winnebago, Nebraska…

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National Archives and Records Administration
William H. Dietz Student File
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Student file of William H. Dietz, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on September 15, 1907, and departed on April 24, 1908. The file contains a student information card, news clippings with several photographs, an application for enrollment, a trade/position record card, and a report after leaving that indicates Dietz was…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Sylvia Moon Student File
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Student file of Sylvia Moon, a member of the Stockbridge Nation, who entered the school on September 27, 1910, graduated in 1913, and departed on January 14, 1914. The file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, an outing record, outing evaluations, a progress/conduct card, a report after leaving, and a letter/…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Effie Coolidge Student File
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Student file of Effie Coolidge, a member of the Shoshone Nation, who entered the school on September 10, 1913 and departed on June 21, 1916. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, a medical/physical record, an outing evaluation, financial transactions, an outing record, and correspondence. The file…

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Bessie C. Eastman Student File
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Student file of Besse C. Eastman, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 1, 1913 and departed on January 12, 1916. The file contains a student information card, a medical/physical record, an application for enrollment, an outing record, financial transactions, and correspondence. The file indicates that Eastman attended…

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The Indian Craftsman (Vol. 1, No. 1)
February 1909

The superintendent of the school described improvements of school buildings, as well as an increase in attendance.  Next, appeared a history of the Flathead Indians, accompanied by images from the Flathead Reservation in Montana. F. Shoemaker, M.D. detailed how tuberculosis infections were handled at the school.  The following section…

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Magazines
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Craftsman (Vol. 1, No. 2)
March 1909

In the opening article, Superintendent Friedman wrote on the success of  public and special school in the United States.  Next, Glenn S. "Pop" Warner discussed athletics at the school. He addressed questions of recruitment and policy. In the "Legend, Stories, and Customs" sections Carlisle Students told legends and histories of their…

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Magazines
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Craftsman (Vol. 1, No. 3)
April 1909

The opening article praised the work of Francis E. Leupp, Commissioner of Indian Affairs. The following article, pulled from the Philadelphia Ledger, featured two Carlisle students. Thomas Saul (Wanyeya) and Reuben Charles (Gwee-yeh-is) were awarded the Gillespie Scholarship and were being trained in the arts. Next, C. J. Crandall…

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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Angel De Cora, c.1906

Studio portrait of art instructor Angel De Cora in Native American clothing. 

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Swedish National Museums of World Culture
Angel De Cora, 1907

Studio portrait of teacher Angel De Cora in Native American clothing. 

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Wise Follows Up on Request for Appointment of Drawing Teacher
November 29, 1905

J. R. Wise follows up on William A. Mercer's request to have a male drawing teacher appointed to the vacancy caused by the transfer of Fred W. Canfield. A note from J. H. Dortch refers to Commissioner Frances E. Leupp's plan to have Angel De Cora fill the position.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, February 1906
February 7, 1906

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists new employee (Angel De Cora) and employee who have changed positions (Henry M. Scarborough). The report includes position title and salary. 

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Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Elaborates on Plans for Photograph Gallery
June 1, 1906

William A. Mercer elaborates on his plan for building a photographic gallery at the entrance to the Carlisle Indian School using the bequest of Harriet W. Taber. Mercer states that he has already begun construction using athletic funds.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Angel De Cora Reports on the Condition of the Art Department at Carlisle
June 7, 1906 - June 16, 1906

Angel De Cora makes a report on the art department of the Carlisle Indian School to Francis E. Leupp. De Cora requests to spend the summer learning how to make Persian rugs as well as allowing students the option of copyrighting their designs to profit from their work.

In addition there are two Office of Indian Affairs notes indicating…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Two Leave of Absence Requests to Attend Summer School
June 14-19, 1906

Major W. A. Mercer forwards leave of absence requests to attend summer school for two teachers: J. L. Walters and Angel De Cora.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, July 1906
July 2, 1906

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists an employee who has left the school (Genus E. Baird) and all employees working at the school to start the 1906-1907 fiscal year. These reports include personal information about those being hired as well as reasons for departure for those leaving. 

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Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Angel De Cora Submits Report of First Months at Carlisle
July 5, 1906 - July 7, 1906

Angel De Cora submits a report on her first five months in charge of the Native Arts Industry at the Carlisle Indian School to William A. Mercer.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Eight Certificates of Attendance at Summer School
July 20 - September 18, 1906

Major W. A. Mercer forwards certificates of attendance at summer school for eight employees: Emma H. Foster, Mariette Wood, Cora B. Hawk, Mary A. Yarnall, Hattie M. McDowell, Frances R. Scales, Sarah E. Gedney, and John L. Walters.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Angel De Cora's Certificate of Attendance at Summer School
August 4 - September 14, 1906

Major W. A. Mercer forwards Angel De Cora's (Teacher of Native Indian Art) certification of attendance at summer school. De Cora took a one month summer course on Oriental rug weaving at Seven Tatosian Brothers, a rug dealer located in New York City

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Wise Provides Information Related to the Jamestown Exposition
January 28, 1907

J. R. Wise responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the Jamestown Exposition. Wise provides a list of articles to be provided by the Carlisle Indian School as well as building the exhibition cases. In addition, Wise states that the Johnston photographs can be used along with newer photos along with Native work from Angel De Cora…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Mercer Informs Office Materials for Jamestown Exposition Forwarded
February 2, 1907

William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that he has forwarded by separate mail papers consisting of papers from the academic department along with items from Angel De Cora's Indian Art Department.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration