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Sarah Corbin Student Information Card

Student information card of Sarah (here Sara) Corbin, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on November 9, 1900 and departed on March 17, 1904. The information card indicates that Corbin had graduated in 1903 and married Mr. Stilwell. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Sarah Corbin Student Information Card

Student information card of Sarah Corbin, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on November 9, 1900, graduated in 1903. and departed on March 17, 1904.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
School News (Vol. 1, No. 3)
August 1880

An excursion to Warm Spring opened this edition, titled “The Camp at the Warm Springs” by John Downing (Cherokee). They hiked all day until they reached the Springs, picking black berries along the way and at one point believing they had gotten lost. This proceeded an editorial on the benefits...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 1)
August 1883

Page one opens with a letter from the Secretary of the Interior, H.M. Teller, about the education of Indians. Page two had the Address Captain Pratt gave at the National Educational Convention at Ocean Grove, NJ. This address continued on to page three. After the end of Captain Pratt’s address,...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 4)
November 1883

Page one opened with “Annual Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affair” which includes pieces on education, reports of the training schools. The page finished with a small letter to Miss Semple. Page two had Capt. Pratt’s account of his Western Trip, as well as information on the number of...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 5)
December 1883

Page one opened with an article titled “Strong Words for the Indians From Commissioner Price”, along with “A Plea for Civilized Indians”, “Two Pueblo Boys”, and “The Baby”. Page two had Captain Pratt’s account of his visit to the west. It also had comments from various chiefs on their opinion on...

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 School News (Vol. 2, No. 7)
December 1881

The first page opens with a letter from Ruben Quick Bear to his friend Austin, reassuring him that it is okay to make mistake when learning a new language. There was also an article describing the students as “Reapers of Knowledge.” Page two had Sarah, a Creek girl, wrote about the cooking...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Twenty-three male student printers [version 1], 1894

Studio portrait of twenty-three male students. The caption for this image, as well as the other copies, identifies them as students who worked in the print shop and gives a date of 1894. Other copies identify the sitters. They are: 

1st. Tier (presumably the back row), Robert Hudson,...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Twenty-three male student printers [version 2], 1894

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Carlisle Indian School.

The printed note on the reverse side reads: PRINTERS. Commence with those standing an read fro left to right in order, likewise the other two tiers.

1st. Tier....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Walter Holland Student File

Student file of Walter Holland, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the September 11, 1891 and departed on December 31, 1891. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Walter Holland Student Information Card

Student information card of Walter Holland, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on September 11, 1891 and December 31, 1891.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Welch Teesateskee Student Information Card

Student information card of Welch Teesateskee, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on October 22, 1914 and departed on April 14, 1917. The file indicates Teesateskee joined the United States Navy upon departing from Carlisle and was stationed aboard the U. S. S. Pennsylvania...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Willard Revels Progress Card

Progress card of Willard Revels, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1910.

Note: Although this card shows an arrival date of October 31, the admissions ledger and his file suggest that he actually arrived on October 27.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Willard Revels Student File

Student file of Willard Revels, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1910 and departed on September 7, 1911. The file contains a student information card, a medical/physical record, a former student response postcard, an application for enrollment, letters/...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Willard Revels Student Information Card

Student information card of Willard Revels, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1910 and departed on September 7, 1911. The file indicates Revels was living in Cass Lake, Minnesota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William B. Turley Student File

Student file of William B. Turley, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on September 4, 1915 and departed on December 29, 1915. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, and correspondence.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William B. Turley Student Information Card

Student information card of William B. Turley, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on September 4, 1915 and departed on December 29, 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Baldridge Student File

Student file of William Baldridge, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1916 and departed on October 3, 1917. The file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, correspondence, and certificates of promotion. The file indicates that...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Baldridge Student Information Card

Student information card of William Baldridge, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on September 6, 1916 and departed on October 3, 1917.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Willie (Lucy) Green Student File

Student file of Willlie (also known as Lucy) Green, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on September 4, 1915 and departed on June 14, 1918. The file contains a student information card, certificates of promotion, medical/physical records, an application for enrollment, and...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Willie (Lucy) Green Student Information Card

Student information card of Willie (Lucy) Green, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on September 4, 1915 and departed on August 31, 1918.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wilson Wyly Student File

Student file of Wilson Wyly, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on January 4, 1915 and departed on May 26, 1917. The file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, financial transactions,  certificates of promotion, and correspondence.

Note:...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Wilson Wyly Student Information Card

Student information card of Wilson Wyly (here Wilson Wiley), a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on January 4, 1915 and departed on May 26, 1917. The file indicates that Wiley graduated in 1917.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Winnie D. Rogers Student File

Student file of Winnie D. Rogers, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on September 4, 1915 and departed on July 11, 1918. The file contains student information cards, an outing record, outing evaluations, financial transactions, medical/physical records, and correspondence....

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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