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Frank Peshlakai Progress Card
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Progress card of Frank Peshlakai, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on November 5, 1910.

Note: Although this card shows an arrival date of November 7, the admissions ledger and his file suggest that he actually arrived on November 5.

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National Archives and Records Administration
Frank Peshlakai Student File
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Student file of Frank Peshlakai, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on November 5, 1910, and died on April 15, 1913. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, outing evaluations, a trade record card, a conduct card, and an outing record. Information in other records shows his body was…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Phil Draper Progress Card
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Progress card of Phil Draper, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on November 5, 1910.

Note: Although this card shows an arrival date of November 7, the admissions ledger and his file suggest that he actually arrived on November 5.

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National Archives and Records Administration
Philip Draper Student File
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Student file of Philip Draper, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on November 5, 1910 and departed on June 16, 1913. The file contains a student information card, trade/position record cards, outing records, outing evaluations, a progress/conduct card, a returned student survey, medical/physical records and health reports,…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Brown Eagle Student File
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Student file of Brown Eagle, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on December 9, 1914 and departed on June 7, 1915. The file contains student information cards, photographs, correspondence, a progress form, financial transactions, an outing evaluation, and an outing record. The file indicates that Brown Eagle was working in…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Brown Eagle Student Information Card
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Student information card of Brown Eagle, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on December 9, 1914 and departed on June 7, 1915.

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National Archives and Records Administration
The Morning Star (Vol. 3, No. 12)
July 1883

Page one is dominated by small vignettes of various day-to-day events that happened at the school, including compliments on students works, stories of gifted flowers and visiting agents. Page two has the beginning of an article titled “A Visit to the Indian Territory – Our Returned Pupils” which included a letter to Capt. R. H. Pratt. Page…

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Newspapers
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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, page three has an article titled “It is Folly to…

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Newspapers
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 24)
February 1, 1889

The first page began with an untitled poem that opened with the first line “We can never be too careful,” followed by “Which Would You Rather Be a Spider or a Fly? / The White Man Like a Spider,” an account of Mr. Seger’s description of the idiosyncrasies of language translation. It continued on the fourth page. Page two featured news articles…

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Newspapers
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School, 1902
1902

A souvenir booklet from the Carlisle Indian School, published for their 23rd year.  A short description of the aims and goals of the school is presented.  Images of students as they first arrived, as well as important visiting chiefs, are given, as are before and after images including those of Tom Torlino.  Extracurricular groups, school staff…

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Pamphlet
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Craftsman (Vol. 1, No. 4)
May 1909

This issue, which commemorates the Commencement Exercises of the Class of 1909, featured speeches highlighting the success of Indian education. Francis E. Leupp, in his address, among many things spoke on the success of the arts at Carlisle. He was followed by Moses E. Clapp, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affiars. Clapp shared "…

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Magazines
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Antoinette Williams and Nellie Carey [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of Antoinette Williams (left) and Nellie Carey (right). 

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Glass Plate Negative
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National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Antoinette Williams and Nellie Carey [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of Antoinette Williams and Nellie Carey.

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Benjamin Damon, George S. Watchman (Saahtlie), and Stailey Norcross, c.1882

Studio portrait of Benjamin Damon, George S. Watchman (Saahtlie), and Stailey Norcross. The two seated students are wrapped in Navajo blankets, and one is wearing a headband. There is another blanket drapped in the background.

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Glass Plate Negative
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National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Tom Torlino [version 1], 1882

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino wearing native clothing and ornaments.

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society also has four copies of this image: PA-CH2-004a, BS-CH-008, US-50a, and 12-26-03.

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Glass Plate Negative
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National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Tom Torlino [version 2], 1882

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino wearing native dress and ornaments.

Note: This is probably a photograph taken of the print of the Torlino photograph

The Cumberland County Historical Society also has four copies of this image: PA-CH2-004a, BS-CH-008, US-50a, and 12-26-03.

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Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Tom Torlino [version 3], 1882

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino wearing native clothing and ornaments.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Tom Torlino, Navajoe.

The Cumberland County Historical Society also has four copies of this image: PA-CH2-004a, BS-CH-008, US-50a, and 12-26-03.

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Photographic Print, B&W
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National Archives and Records Administration
Tom Torlino, 1882 and 1885

This caption reads: TOM TORLINO – NAVAJO. AS HE ENTERED THE SCHOOL IN 1882. AS HE APPEARED THREE YEARS LATER.

This image appears in John N. Choate's Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School (Carlisle, PA: J. N. Choate, 1902).

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Photograph, Reproduction
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Manuelito Chiquito [version 1], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelito Chiquito in native dress.

Note: Chiquito arrived on October 21, 1882 and this photograph was probably taken on that date or very soon after. 

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Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Manuelito Chiquito [version 2], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelio Chiquito wearing native clothing. 

Note: Chiquito arrived on October 21, 1882 and this photograph was probably taken on that day or very soon after. 

Note: The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-035a and BS-CH-010.

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Manuelito Chiquito [version 3], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelito Chiquito wearing native clothing.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: No. 111. Manilito Chiquito Navajoe from New Mexico 

Chiquito arrived on October 21, 1882 and this photograph was probably taken on that day or very soon after. 

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Manuelito Choni [version 1], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelio Choni wearing native clothes.

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Glass Plate Negative
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Manuelito Choni [version 2], 1882

Studio portrait of Manuelito Choni wearing native clothing. 

This photograph was proabably taken on or very close to Choni's date of arrival, October 21, 1882.

Note: The Cumberland County HIstorical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH2-004c and 10B-03-03. 

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Tom Torlino [version 4], 1882

Studio portrait of Tom Torlino wearing native clothing and ornaments.

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Choate

The Cumberland County Historical Society also has four copies of this image: PA-CH2-004a, BS-CH-008, US-50a, and 12-26-03.

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Twelve Navajo students (pose 1), 1882

Portrait of Richard Henry Pratt (seated on the bandstand) with one female Navajo student and eleven male students. The female student, Antoinette Williams, had arrived on December 5, 1881. She and Pratt are posed with a group of male Navajo students who had arrived on the day this photograph was taken, October 21, 1882.

The students are…

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections