Wisecoby, Joseph

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Joseph Wisecoby Student File
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Student file of Joseph Wisecoby, a member of the Menominee Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on June 17, 1887. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards and a report after leaving that indicates Wisecoby was employed as a…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph Wisecoby Student Information Card
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Student information card of Joseph Wisecoby, a member of the Menominee Nation, who entered the school on November 6, 1879 and departed on May 12, 1887.

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National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Helper (Vol. 1, No. 10)
October 16, 1885

The first page opened with an article titled "Hell Gate!” that described the explosive removal of the giant rocks from the river that connected Manhattan Island to Long Island Sound in New York. Page two featured small national headlines, local school news items, an article about “Money,” and a report of the “Sunday Morning Inspection.”

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Newspapers
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 1, No. 15)
November 20, 1885

The first page opened with a poem titled "Suppose," followed by a story by P.B. called, "An Indian Story" about using the powers of observation to identify a thief. The other items on the page were two short geography queries. Page two recounted national news items including the hanging of Louis Riel for leading a Native American uprising in…

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Newspapers
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Joseph Wisecoby and Moses Nonway [version 1], c.1880

Studio portrait of Joseph Wisecoby and Moses Nonway, both wearing school uniforms and holding hats.

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Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Joseph Wisecoby and Moses Nonway [version 2], c.1880

Studio portrait of Joseph Wisecoby and Moses Nonway, both wearing school uniforms and holding hats.

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Princeton University Library, Department of Special Collections
Joseph Wisecoby and Moses Nonway [?],1886

Studio portrait of Joseph Wisecoby and Moses Nonway [?], both wearing overcoats and holding hats. 

Note: Previous cataloging indicates the handwritten caption contains the date 27 November 1886.

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Glass Plate Negative
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National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Request for Transfer of Menominee Boys from Carlisle to Hampton
November 6-19, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt forwards to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs a letter, sent to General Samuel Armstrong of the Hampton Institute by Green Bay agent E. Stephens. Stephens requests that two students just sent to Carlisle, Joseph Wishecoppy [Wisecoby] and Moses Nonway, be sent to Hampton to join two other recently enrolled Menominee students…

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Retaining Sisseton Sioux and Menominee Students at Carlisle
November 7, 1879

Richard Henry Pratt informs Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ezra Hayt that, at the request of Hampton Institute director General Samuel Armstrong, six Sisseton Sioux children and two Menominee boys from Green Bay, Wisconsin will be retained at Carlisle. Their addition increases the school's population to 158.

Note: The two Menominee…

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration