Cemetery information and mortuary documents related to Minnie Topa, a member of the Pawnee Nation.
Student information card of Minnie Topa, a member of the Pawnee Nation, who entered the school on August 31, 1882 and died on August 28, 1894. She was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.
Student information cards of Minnie Topa, a member of the Pawnee Nation, who entered the school on August 31, 1882 and died there on August 28, 1894. She was buried in the school cemetery.
In school documentation Minnie Topa's name is also spelled Minnie Topi.
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Studio portrait captioned as "Pawnee Indian group that entered the Carlisle Indian School in 1882." If that is accurate, then the sitters include: Louis Bayhylle, Frank West, Chalkley Stafford, Abram Platt, Thomas Kester, Bruce Hayman, Henry Eagle Chief, Minnie Topa, and Nellie Aspenall. Those are the nine students from the Pawnee nation who…
Studio portrait of Minnie Topa wearing a school uniform.
Alfred John Standing follows up a previous letter regarding annuity money due to Pawnee students at the Carlisle Indian School noting that Wilkie Sharpe had died earlier in the year while also noting that the School had received a check for Sharpe and asking what should be done with the check.
Standing further states that the names of…
Alfred John Standing forwards a report on the Arbor Day proceedings held at the Carlisle Indian School on April 25, 1890 noting that it was successful and should be replicated at other Indian Schools.