Joseph Cotter Student File

Student file of Joseph Cotter, a member of the Wyandotte Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1885 and departed on July 6, 1888. The file contains a student information card, a trade/position record card, correspondence, a former student response postcard, a report after leaving, and a returned student survey. The file indicates Cotter was raising stock and farming in Wyandotte, Oklahoma in 1911 and was a farmer and blacksmith in Wyandotte, Oklahoma in 1913.

Note: White attending the school Cotter seems to have been called Joseph, although in a school newspaper he is referred to as Joel Cotter shortly after arriving. After leaving, he identifies himself as Joel A. Cotter.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 29, folder 1354
Joseph Cotter Student File