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Samuel Freemont Student File

Student file of Samuel Freemont, a member of the Omaha Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1905 and departed on March 29, 1909. The file contains a student information card, a former student response postcard, applications for enrollment, financial transactions, a conduct card, a news...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
 Samuel Freemont Student Information Card

Student information card of Samuel Freemont (here Fremont), a member of the Omaha Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1905 and departed on March 29, 1909. The file indicates Fremont was living in Decatur, Nebraska in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Samuel Six Killer, George Scott, and George Vallier, c.1890

Studio portrait of Samuel Six Killer, George Scott, and George Vallier. Two are wearing school uniforms. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Samuel Thomas Progress Card

Progress card of Samuel (here Sam) Thomas, a member of the Omaha Nation, who entered the school on September 19, 1910.

Note: Although this card shows an arrival date of September 20, the admissions ledger and his file suggest that he actually arrived on September 19.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Samuel Thomas Student File

Student file of Samuel Thomas, a member of the Omaha Nation, who entered the school on September 19, 1910 and departed on June 16, 1913. The file contains a progress/conduct card, a returned student survey, trade/position record card, medical/physical records, and a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Samuel Thompson Student Information Card

Student information card of Samuel Thompson, a member of the Omaha Nation, who entered the school on September 19, 1910 and departed on June 16, 1913. The file indicates Thompson was living in Winnebago, Nebraska in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Silas White Student File

Student file of Silas White, a member of the Omaha Nation, who entered the school on September 15, 1913 and departed on March 3, 1915. The file contains an application for enrollment, a student information card, an outing record, financial transactions, medical/physical records, and...

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

Student information card of Silas White, a member of the Omaha Nation, who entered the school on September 15, 1913 and departed on March 3, 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Simeon Stabler Progress Card

Progress card of Simeon Stabler, a member of the Omaha Nation, who entered the school on October 1, 1905.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Simeon Stabler Student File

Student file of Simeon Stabler, a member of the Omaha Nation, who entered the school on October 1, 1905, and departed on September 30, 1910. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, a trade/position record card, a progress/conduct card, a report after leaving...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Simeon Stabler Student Information Card

Student information card of Simeon Stabler, a member of the Omaha Nation, who entered the school on October 1, 1905 and departed on September 30, 1910. The file indicates Stabler was living in Macy, Nebraska in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Six female graduates, 1895

Studio portrait of six female students, identified by the caption as "Grad girls of 95." This would identify them as Henrietta Fremont, Susie McDougal, Ida La Chapelle, Alice Lambert, Melissa Green, and Laura Long. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Suzette Guitar Progress Card

Progress card of Suzette Guitar, a member of the Omaha Nation, who entered the school on October 2, 1905.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Suzette Guitar Student File

Student file of Suzette Guitar, a member of the Omaha Nation, who entered the school on October 2, 1905, and departed on June 20, 1910. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, medical/physical records, an outing record, a progress/conduct card, a report after...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Suzette Guitar Student Information Card

Student information card of Suzette Guitar, a member of the Omaha Nation, who entered the school on October 2, 1905 and departed on June 22, 1910. The file indicates Guitar was married and living in Macy, Nebraska in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ten Omaha male students [version 1], c.1882

Studio portrait of ten male students all wearing school uniforms. The caption of the Cumberland County Historical Society version of this image states they came from the Omaha nation and arrived in August 1882. 

Records show twenty male students from the Omaha nation arriving at this time...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Ten Omaha male students [version 2], c.1882

Studio portrait of ten male students, all wearing school uniforms. The caption identifies them as being from the Omaha nation and arriveiving in August 1882. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: PA-CH1-043b and PA-CH2-013a. 

Records show twenty...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Ten unidentified male Omaha students #3, c.1882

Studio portrait of ten unidentified male students wearing school uniforms. 

Previous cataloging identifies them as from the Omaha nation. 

Twenty male Omaha students arrived in August of 1882. A portrait of ten of them was taken and identified as such (see Related Images), so it is...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 35)
April 8, 1887

The first page opened with a poem titled “To Tell a Good House-Keeper,” reprinted from The New Moon. Also on the page was an account by Johnnie Schmoker about bird hunting at the Cheyenne and Arapaho School in Oklahoma titled “INCIDENTS OF SCHOOL WORK AMONG THE CHEYENNES AND ARAPAHOES,...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 39)
May 6, 1887

The Indian Helper opened with a poem titled “A New Citizen,” written by Elsie Fuller (Omaha) who was a student at Hampton Institute, reprinted from “Talks and Thoughts.” The next article was an explanation of the Dawes Act written by Sen. Henry Dawes and titled “THE LAND IN SEVERALTY...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 41)
May 20, 1887

This issue opened with a poem titled “BE CAREFUL,” followed by an account of how “Aunt Martha” nearly drowned near the Genoa School in Nebraska titled “AN INDIAN GIRL SAVED THE LIFE OF A TEACHER,” followed by a reprint from The Indian Citizen that extolled the competence of Indian boys...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 1)
August 12, 1887

In a front page letter dated July 27, 1887 and addressed to the Man-on-the-Band-Stand from the Pine Ridge Agency, Marianna Burgess, who was recruiting new students to the Carlisle Indian School, complained of her uncomfortable accommodations and surroundings. The second page featured "A Story of...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 18)
December 9, 1887

The first page opened with a short poem, "Grammar In Rhyme," followed by the memoir of Sioux student, Hope Red Bear about the Battle of the Big Horn, entitled "A Bit of Wild Life." There was also a piece about the treatment of horses called "If Horses Could Speak."  The second page featured news...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 3)
August 26, 1887

The first page continued Marianna Burgess' report of conditions at the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Sioux Agencies begun in Volume 2, including her visit to Luther Standing Bear's home. Page two reported a visit to the school by some deaf school principals who "much interested our boys with their...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 5)
September 9, 1887

The first page opened with a short poem followed by a  conversation continued from previous weeks between Marianna Burgess and the Man-on-the-band-stand describing her recruitment trip among the Rosebud and Pine Ridge Sioux. Page two reported contents of letters from student Josephine Bordeaux (...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections

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