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John Godfrey Student File

Student file of John Godfrey, a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on April 1, 1906 and departed on April 12, 1907. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, a trade/position record card, a report after leaving, a returned student survey, a news...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John Godfrey Student Information Card

Student information card of John Godfrey, a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on April 1, 1906 and departed on April 12, 1907. The file indicates Godfrey was living in Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John J. Godfrey, 1912

The caption reads: JOHN GODFROY     Indiana's Only Police Officer of Indian Extraction

This image of John J. Godfrey on his appointment to patrolman appears in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette in 1912.

Format: Photograph, Reproduction
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John Miller (Qua-cam-Cat-well) Student Information Card

Student information card of John Miller, a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1885 and departed on July 6, 1888.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
John Miller and Joel Cotter, 1886

Studio portrait of John Miller and Joseph (here Joel) Cotter, both wearing school uniforms.  

Note: Handwritten caption on this image provides date of November 27, 1886. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
John Miller, c.1899

Studio portrait of John Miller. 

Note: There were several students named John Miller. It is not clear which one this is. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Joseph McCoonse Student Information Card

Student information card of Joseph McCoonse, a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on October 4, 1916 and departed on August 29, 1918. The file indicates McCoonse transferred to the Chilocco Indian School upon the closure of the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph McCoonse Student Information Card

Student information card of Joseph McCoonse, a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on October 4, 1916. The file indicates McCoonse transferred to the Chilocco Indian School upon the closure of the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lizzie White Student File

Student file of Lizzie White, a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on October 19, 1883, and departed on January 3, 1884. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Lizzie White Student Information Card

Student information card of Lizzie White, a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on October 19, 1883 and departed on January 3, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 30)
March 4, 1887

The first page opened with a poem titled “So Say We, All of Us Girls,” followed by “The Indian’s Hair Would Not Curl,” by Aunt Martha that recalled a comical hair care story involving Aunt Martha’s friend and a visiting Indian chief. “From a Former Student of Carlisle” reprinted a letter to Capt...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 46)
June 24, 1887

The first page opened with the poem "What a Jug Did," reprinted from An Old Scrap Book followed by a piece called "Nice Letter from Mr. Standing," made up of abstracts from his trip West returning Carlisle students to their home agencies. Standing mentioned there was a special travel...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 47)
July 6, 1888

The first page opened with a poem by Sarah E. Eastman reprinted from “Golden Days,” titled “If! If!” followed by the reprinted letter from a Carlisle Indian School student on Outing called “She Wants a Higher Education.” The last piece on the page continues on the fourth page called “A Modern...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 8)
March 1884

Page one opened with “The Thoughts and Opinions of Indian Agents” which took up the entire page an continued onto page four. Page two had an article on caring for Indians and small pieces on enforced education, and the need for books and paper for school. Page three had the school items, which...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Union Reserve Baseball Team [version 1], c.1891

Portrait of a baseball team with "Indians" on the front of their uniforms, with white coach or teacher in center.

The handwritten caption for the Cumberland County Historical Society version of this images identifies them as the Union Reserve baseball team. The sitters are identified in...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Union Reserve Baseball Team [version 2], c.1891

Portrait of a baseball team with "Indians" on the front of their uniforms, with white coach or teacher in center. The handwritten caption in the album identifies them as the Union Reserve baseball team. 

The caption written below the image identifies the sitters as: back row, Frank...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
William Callahan Progress Card

Progress card of William Callahan, a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on May 20, 1908.

Note: Although this card shows an arrival date of May 21, the admissions ledger and his file suggest that he actually arrived on May 20.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Callahan Student File

Student file of William Callahan, a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on May 20, 1908 and departed on June 30, 1911. The file contains a student information card, a medical/physical record, a returned student survey, an application for enrollment, an outing record, trade/...

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

Student information card of William Callahan, a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on May 20, 1908 and departed on July 1, 1911.

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

Student informtion card of William Froman, a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on November 2, 1888, graduated in 1891, and departed on July 2, 1891. 

Note: It appears this student was known as both William Froman, William H. Froman, and Henry Froman. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Froman, c.1889

Studio portrait of William Froman.

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
William H. Froman Student Information Card

Student information card of William H. Froman, a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on November 2, 1888, graduated in 1891, and departed on July 2, 1891.

Note: It seems this student was known as both William Froman and Henry Froman. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Willis Peconga Progress Card

Progress card of Willis Peconga, a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on August 7, 1905.

Note: Although this card shows an arrival date of July 2, his file and information card suggest that he actually arrived on August 7.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Willis Peconga Student File

Student file of Willis Peconga, a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on August 7, 1905 and departed on April 10, 1907. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, a trade/position record card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Willis Peconga Student Information Card

Student information card of Willis Peconga, a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on August 7, 1905 and departed on April 10, 1907.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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