Navajo

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Benjamin F. Hardison, c.1897

Studio portrait of Benjamin F. Hardison wearing school uniform.

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Male students as the "Soldiers' Chorus" in "The Captain of Plymouth", 1909

Group portrait of ten male students wearing costumes. They are the "Soldiers' Chorus," characters in the performance of the play, "The Captain of Plymouth," produced at the school from March 29-March 31, 1909. 

The program for the play lists twelve members of the Soldiers' Chorus, only ten of whom are pictured here. The students listed…

Format:
Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Navajo Indians Working on the Zuni Dam

The caption reads: FULLBLOOD NAVAJO INDIANS OPERATING STEAM DRILL ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE ZUNI DAM, BLACKROCK, NEW MEXICO

This image appears in Red Man vol. 4, no. 1 (September 1911): 31.

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Format:
Photograph, Reproduction
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
A Navajo Home

The caption reads: A NAVAJO HOME - AND PART OF A FAMILY - A TYPICAL ARIZONA SCENE

The image appears in Red Man vol. 4, no. 4 (December 1911): 163.

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Format:
Photograph, Reproduction
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Agricultural progress among Indians

The caption reads: AGRICULTURAL PROGRESS AMONG INDIANS

The printed note reads: The Indian Fair, properly conducted, is a great stimulus to the Indians in agriculture. These interesting photos were taken at the Agricultural Fair held among the Navajo Indians at San Juan, New Mexico.

The image…

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Format:
Photograph, Reproduction
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Turkeyfoot Lake Camp, 1915

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Our camp, Turkey Foot Lake. Ohio, Summit Co. Fourth of July week - 1915
Mr. Brown Eagle - Cook
Mr. Roy H. Cross
Mr. Arthur W. Durr
Mr. Gene Smith
Mr. George Smith

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Photographic Print, B&W
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 significant progress, but if the Carlisle Indian…

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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. 

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Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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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.

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