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The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 50)
August 2, 1889

The first page opened with a poem “Little Moccasined Feet,” followed by the article titled “How Did There Come to be Any Coal?” that described the origin of coal. Page two opened with “Small Beginnings,” a litany of how Benjamin Franklin, Columbus, and others had their origins. “How One Conquers...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 7)
September 28, 1888

The first page opened with an untitled poem warning of the evils of debt, followed by “Eet, Kit-E-Ko Give It To Me: A True Story,” about fictional Aunt Martha’s exasperation after generously giving away all her potatoes to hungry Pawnee women. The story continued on page four. Page two featured...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 5, No. 10)
October 25, 1889

The first page opened with a poem “Your Mission: Remarks Made at our last Sunday Evening's Service, by an Indian Boy, as Reported by E. Grinnell." followed by the sixth installment of the series titled “How An Indian Girl Might Tell Her Own Story if She Had the Chance: Founded on Actual...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 11)
June 1884

Page One had a photograph of the parade grounds on campus, as well as a bit of history on the Indian school. Page two had a small, horrifying piece on whether leaving Indians alone to die of illness or physically murdering them is more humane. The page also had extracts from the Address of Gen....

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 12)
July 1884

Page one had a poem titled “The Law of Liberty” followed by an article titled “The Republic in a Death Struggle with Ignorance” and comparison between the African and the Indian problem. Page two asked who was responsible for Indians having not fully “Christianized” and become “civil” and an...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 6)
January 1884

Page one opened with “What the Honorable, The Secretary of the Interior says his Annual Report About Indian Education”, which included statistics on treaties made with the various tribes. Page two had a piece called “ Hindrances and Helps” as well as a piece on young women helping to raise money...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 7)
February 1884

Page one opened with Proverb 11:23. Also on he page was “Educating The Indians”, and a Pueblo legend as told by a Pueblo student. Page two had story about a foolish farmer, as well as an important letter from an Indian Agent, and a piece on a conference at Lake Mohonk.

Page three had the...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 5, No. 1)
August 1884

Page one opened with a poem on the Sioux, followed by a report on the “Present Aspects of the Indian Problem”. Page two asked “Who is responsible” for civilizing Indians as well as a small piece on an Australian who visited to learn about the Indians.

Page three had a continuation of the...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 5, No. 6)
January 1885

Page one opened with an extract from Hon. Byron M. Cutcheon speech, “Our Indian Policy,” originally given to the House of Representatives. Following that was “Secretary Teller in Favor of Schools.” Page two had a list of Bills and Resolutions relating to Indians that went before congress...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 1, No. 10)
March 1881

It opens with the conclusion to Roman Nose’s long journey to Carlisle. He explained how at Lee he learned to mow with a scythe and milk cows, before travelling to Carlisle Barracks, where he was happy to see other Indians following the “white man’s way”. Also on the first page is a small bit...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 1, No. 11)
April 1881

The opening article was written by Michael Burns (Apache), and focused on “The Indian Question.” In it he explains how many Indians falsely believe that white men are wiser simply because they are born white, and argues that their wisdom comes not from their skin color, but from more easily...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 1, No. 9)
February 1881

Issue nine, continues Roman Nose’s story, showing him attending Hampton School and eventually traveling to Lee, Ma. This issue’s editorial featured a piece on the hopes that the new U.S. President Garfield will put all Indian Children in School. On the same page Robert W. Stewart (Creek) wrote...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 12)
May 1882

The first article is Titled “Communicated” by Michael Burns (Apache). It discusses the opportunities Indians have to access education. On the same page Libbie Standing (Cheyenne) wrote about Indians fighting and Joe Big Wolf wrote his father challenging him to speak English better than his son....

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 2)
July 1881

The entire first page is a letter from Virginia Oequa (Kiowa) to her teacher Miss H, sent after she left Carlisle to work on a farm for a few weeks. She sent her love and explained the pride she took in her work. Page two had two articles on the shooting of President James Garfield, written by...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 4)
September 1881

The first page is has a small narrative from Nellie Carey (Apache) on her visit to the Navajoes with her white family, She describes the Navajoes as dirty, explaining how they don’t keep their tents clean. There was also a letter from Davis Cheyenne (Cheyenne) to Captain Pratt about his time in...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 6)
November 1881

The first page talked about the cost of educating an Indian vs the cost of killing one to support the Indian Schools. The article was titled “The Amount it Takes to Kill One Indian Would Establish Many School Like Carlisle and Hampton” by Michael Burns (Apache). The second page has an article...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 9)
February 1882

The firsts page what two articles on it. The first was by Johnson Lane about George Washington. The second was above various lost people and animals that the writer had met. Page two opens with Charles Kihega (Iowa) describing his tribe before and after coming under control of the agency....

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Thomas Betts Student File

Student file of Thomas Betts, a member of the Mojave Nation, who entered the school on September 14, 1898 and departed on June 21, 1900. The file contains a student information card. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Betts Student Information Card

Student information card of Thomas Betts, a member of the Mohave Nation, who entered the school on September 14, 1898 and departed on June 21, 1900.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Dawsaylah (Shulay) Student Information Card

Student information card of Thomas Dawsaylah (Shulay), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on June 30, 1898 and departed on June 23, 1904.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Dawsaylah Student Information Card

Student information card of Thomas Dawsaylah, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on June 30, 1898 and departed on June 23, 1904.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Duffet Student File

Student file of Thomas Duffet, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on September 7, 1899, and departed on November 14, 1899.  The file contains student information cards, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that indicates...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Duffet Student Information Card

Student information card of Thomas Duffet (here Duffett), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on September 7, 1899 and departed on November 14, 1899. The file indicates Duffett was living in Fort Sill, Oklahoma in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Morgan Progress Card

Progress card of Thomas Morgan, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on January 11, 1910.

Note: Although this card shows an arrival date of January 12, the admissions ledger and his file suggest that he actually arrived on January 11.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Morgan Student File

Student file of Thomas Morgan, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on January 11, 1910 and departed on June 27, 1910. The file contains a student information card, trade record cards, an application for enrollment, a physical record, a conduct card, letters/correspondence, and...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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