Louis Thompson (Ah Lee) Student File

Student file of Louis Thompson, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 16, 1909, and departed on September 4, 1912. The file contains a student information card, newspaper clippings, correspondence, a physical record, an application for enrollment, former student response postcards, a progress card, outing evaluations, outing records, and a report after leaving indicating Thompson was working as a blacksmith in Gallup, New Mexico in 1914.

In school documentation Louis Thompson is also known as Louis Thomas, Ah Lee, Lewis E. Thompson, Lewis Edward Thompson, and Lewis A. Thompson.

Note: The person referred to as Ezra Nelson in this file attended Carlisle under the name Ez Nez.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 79, folder 3775
Louis Thompson (Ah Lee) Student File