Thomas, Benjamin

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Benjamin Thomas Student File
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Student file of Benjamin Thomas, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on July 31, 1880 and ultimately graduated in 1890 and departed on September 17, 1890. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards and a report after leaving. The file indicates Thomas…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Benjamin Thomas Student Information Card
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Student information card of Benjamin Thomas, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on July 31, 1880 and departed on September 17, 1890. The file indicates that Thomas graduated in 1890 and was living in Bibo, New Mexico in 1913.

 

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National Archives and Records Administration
Edwin Schanandore Student File
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Student file of Edwin Schanandore, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on November 7, 1885, graduated in 1889, and departed on July 16, 1892. The file contains returned student surveys, a news clipping, photographs, student information cards, a report after leaving, and letters/correspondence. The file indicates Schanandore…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Katie Creager Student File
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Student file of Katie Creager, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on June 24, 1898, graduated in 1902, and departed on February 11, 1902. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, a report after leaving, and letters/correspondence. The file indicates that Creager was a housekeeper in Laguna, New…

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National Archives and Records Administration
The Morning Star (Vol. 5, No. 2)
September 1884

Page one started with a comparison photo of Mary Perry, John Menaul, and Bennie Thomas taken upon arrival at the school, and then one year later at their departure. Following the picture was the annual report, which was continued on page four. Page two suggested integrating Indian children into normal American schools as well as questioning the…

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Newspapers
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Benjamin Thomas, Mary Perry, and John Menaul Chaves [version 1], c.1880

Studio portrait of Benjamin Thomas (standing at left), Mary Perry (seated in center), and John Menaul Chaves (seated at right). The two boys are both wearing school uniforms.

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Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Benjamin Thomas, Mary Perry, and John Menaul Chaves [version 2], c.1880

Studio portrait of Benjamin Thomas (standing at left), Mary Perry (seated in center), and John Menaul Chaves (standing at right). The boys are both wearing school uniforms. Perry is in a school-issued print dress.

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Benjamin Thomas, Mary Perry, and John Menaul Chaves, 1880

Studio portrait of Benjamin Thomas (Wat-ye-eh), Mary Perry (Ki-ot-se), and John Menaul Chaves (Kowsh-te-ah), at their arrival and in native dress. 

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: CS-CH-072 and 10B-02-01.

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Eleven students upon arrival, 1880

Portrait of seven male students and four female students posed on the school grounds. This photo was taken on the day they arrived, July 31, 1880. Although the caption states that they were Pueblo students, ten of them were Pueblo and one was Apache. The Pueblo students are: Frank Cushing, Taylor Ealy, Mary Ealy, Jennie Hammaker, Sheldon…

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Benjamin Thomas, Mary Perry, and John Menaul Chaves, c.1883

Studio portrait of Benjamin Thomas (Wat-ye-eh), Mary Perry (Ki-ot-se), and John Menaul Chaves (Kowsh-te-ah), all in their school uniforms.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-030a and 10B-02-02. 

Format:
Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Jose Paisano with Nine Pueblo Students [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of students Mattie Reid, Anna Menaul, John Menaul, Mary Perry, Benny Thomas, Lena Carr, Clara Guernsey, Julia Dorris, and Harry Marmon with Jose Paisano, the Lieut. Gov. of Laguna. 

Identification of the sitters comes from a copy of the photograph at the American Philosophical Society Library in the…

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Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Jose Paisano with Nine Pueblo Students [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of students Mattie Reid, Anna Menaul, John Menaul, Mary Perry, Benny Thomas, Lena Carr, Clara Guernsey, Julia Dorris, and Harry Marmon with Jose Paisano, the Lieut. Gov. of Laguna. 

Identification of the sitters comes from a copy of the photograph at the American Philosophical Society Library in the…

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Harvey Townsend and Benjamin Thomas, c.1885

Studio portrait of Harvey Townsend and Benjamin Thomas, both wearing school uniforms.

The caption reads: H. Townsend + B. Thomas

Format:
Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Ten male student printers [version 1], c.1885

Studio portrait of ten male students in uniform. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society's copy of this image identifies them as "Printer Boys." On one copy of the image they are identified as, left to right: William Butcher, Benajah Miles, Paul Boynton, Richard Davis, Samuel Townsend, Cyrus Fell Star, Chester Cornelius, Benjamin…

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Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Ten male student printers [version 2], c.1885

Studio portrait of ten male students in uniform, identified as being "Printer Boys." On one copy of the image they are identified as, left to right: William Butcher, Benajah Miles, Paul Boynton, Richard Davis, Samuel Townsend, Cyrus Fell Star, Chester Cornelius, Benjamin Thomas, Henry North, and Yamie Leeds. 

There are no records for a…

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Thirteen male student printers [version 1], c.1886

Studio portrait of thirteen male students, all wearing school uniforms. The caption of this and other copies identifies them as working in the print shop. 

Other copies identify the students. They are: 

1. Bennie Thomas, 2. Lorenzo Martinez, 3. Willie Butcher, 4. C. P. Cornelius, 5. Dennison Wheelock, 6. Samuel Townsend, 7.…

Format:
Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Thirteen male student printers [version 2], c.1886

Studio portrait of thirteen male students wearing school uniforms.

The printed note on the reverse side reads: 1. Bennie Thomas, Pueblo Tribe, 2. Lorenzo Martinez, Pueblo, 3. Willie Butcher, Chippewa, 4. C. P. Cornelius, Oneida, 5. Dennison Wheelock, Oneida, 6. Samuel Townsend, Pawnee, 7. Richard Davis, Cheyenne…

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Benjamin Thomas, c.1887

Studio portrait of Benjamin Thomas. 

Format:
Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Carlisle Indian Printers, c.1888

Studio portrait of fifteen male students wearing school uniforms. 

The printed note on the reverse side reads: Carlisle Indian Printers. 1. Robert Mathews, Pawnee ; 2. Yamie Leeds, Pueblo ; 3. Paul Boynton, Arapahoe ; 4. Lorenzo Martinez, Pueblo ; 5. Benajah Miles, Arapahoe ; 6. Carl Lieder, Crow ; 7. Bennie Thomas, Pueblo ; 8.…

Format:
Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Graduating Class of 1890 [pose 2], 1890

Studio portrait of thirteen male and five female students. 

This appears to be a different version (people in different positions) of the graduating class of 1890. This is not the version that became the official photograph of the class. 

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Glass Plate Negative
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National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Graduating Class of 1890 [pose 1], 1890

Studio portrait of thirteen male and five female students, the second graduating class in 1890. 

They are, back row, left to right: William Tivis, Jemima Wheelock, Dennison Wheelock, Stacy Matlock, Levi Levering, Veronica Holliday, Benjamin Lawry; middle row, left to right: George Means, Howard Logan, George Vallier (standing), William…

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Jackson Writes About Arrangements for Bringing Navajo and Pueblo Students, 1880
April 27, 1880

Rev. Sheldon Jackson continues correspondence with Pratt regarding bringing Navajo and Pueblo students to Carlisle. He notes that "the Navajoes are very restless just now & we may have difficulty in security their consent." 

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
Yale University Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Pueblo Agency Requests Authority to Send More Students to Carlisle
August 18, 1882

Benjamin M. Thomas, U.S. Indian Agent for the Pueblo Indian Agency, requests information on sending a student from Cochiti to Carlisle in addition to sending more Pueblo students to Carlisle.

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Students to be Returned Home in 1883
March 26, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of students to be returned to their homes at the end of their enrollment terms. Pratt notes that many of these students have expressed a desire to remain and notes that agents should attempt to secure permission from their parents for their children to remain. Pratt notes many students who were expected to…

Format:
Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Annie and Bennie Thomas to Their Homes
June 10, 1886

Request to return Bennie Thomas and Annie Thomas to their homes by Richard Henry Pratt. Pratt notes that the students returned after the expiration of their first term of three years with a party of students who had five year terms. However, their parents were told they were sent for two years. Pratt notes that while he has no proof that this…

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