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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 Goodluck (Hooska-nal-woot) Student File

Student file of William Goodluck, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on February 16, 1909 and departed on June 26, 1912. The file contains a letter/correspondence, medical/physical records, a student information card, an application for enrollment, a former student response...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Spier (Not ah not sa) Student File

Student file of William Spier (Not ah not sa), a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 15, 1908 and departed on May 12, 1911. The file contains an application for enrollment, a student information card, a medical/physical record, returned student surveys, a newspaper...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
William Spier Progress Cards

Progress cards of William Spier, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 15, 1908.

Note: Spier is also referred to as William Spear. Although these card show arrival dates of October 16 and October 19, the admissions ledger and his file suggest that he actually...

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

Student information card of William Spier, a member of the Navajo Nation, who entered the school on October 15, 1908 and departed on May 12, 1911. The file indicates Spier was at the San Juan Indian School at Ship Rock, New Mexico in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Recruit 50 Navajo Students
April 8, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt argues to the Secretary of the Interior Carl Schurz that his approval for the school to recruit 15 Navajo students is insufficient, and he would like to recruit 50. Pratt writes that the Presbyterian Church has had 10 years to educate the Navajo nation and has failed to make...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupils Transferred to Lincoln Institute, 1884
January 9, 1884

These materials include a cover letter and Descriptive Statements of Pupils regarding 27 children transferred to the Lincoln Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from the Carlisle Indian School. Those children, from a variety of Nations, had previously been sent to Carlisle. 

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Pupil Discharged to Navajo Agency, 1887
October 15, 1887

These materials include a cover letter and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding a single student, Benjamin Damon, discharged from the Carlisle Indian School and transferred back to his home at the Navajo Agency.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 4 of 5)
May 31, 1890 - July 11, 1890

A series of twenty-three letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Former Student Survey Responses, 1890 (Part 3 of 5)
June 8-29, 1890

A series of twenty nine letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.

Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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