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The School News (Vol. 1, No. 8)
January 1881

Issue Eight opens with a continuation of Henry C. Roman Nose’s journey from St. Augustine, to New York city and eventually Tarrytown, New York. The next page was an editorial on the importance of Hard Work, and how Indians should strive to work hard like White men do, along with a series of...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 1, No. 9)
February 1881

Issue nine, continues Roman Nose’s story, showing him attending Hampton School and eventually traveling to Lee, Ma. This issue’s editorial featured a piece on the hopes that the new U.S. President Garfield will put all Indian Children in School. On the same page Robert W. Stewart (Creek) wrote...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 1)
June 1881

Page one opens with a letter from Lucius Aitson (Kiowa) to his father describing an illness he had that left him bed ridden for two weeks and how fond her is of English. Also on this page is a short bit from Nellie Robertson (Sioux) about the story of Moses. The next page had an article titled “...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 10)
March 1882

The first page opened with Dessie Prescott narrating the school trip to Philadelphia. While there, they saw toys, went to the Grand Depot, and sang for money for the school. Page two had an article about Tobacco, its side effects, and why it should not be used. Following was a letter exchange...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 12)
May 1882

The first article is Titled “Communicated” by Michael Burns (Apache). It discusses the opportunities Indians have to access education. On the same page Libbie Standing (Cheyenne) wrote about Indians fighting and Joe Big Wolf wrote his father challenging him to speak English better than his son....

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 2)
July 1881

The entire first page is a letter from Virginia Oequa (Kiowa) to her teacher Miss H, sent after she left Carlisle to work on a farm for a few weeks. She sent her love and explained the pride she took in her work. Page two had two articles on the shooting of President James Garfield, written by...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 8)
January 1882

Page one described George W. Walker’s visit to the country, the people he met and how he would like to go to school with them. There was also thank note from Dessie Prescott to her teacher for a Christmas gift she received. Page opened with a letter from Edgar G. Squirrel talked of the shame the...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 2, No. 9)
February 1882

The firsts page what two articles on it. The first was by Johnson Lane about George Washington. The second was above various lost people and animals that the writer had met. Page two opens with Charles Kihega (Iowa) describing his tribe before and after coming under control of the agency....

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 3, No. 1)
June 1882

On the first page Justine A. LaFromboise describes her trip to Carlisle, explaining how her father convinced her to go get an education. The story continues onto page four. On page two Ellis B. Childers (Creek) explained that he will be the editor while Charles Kihega (Iowa) visits home. C....

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 3, No. 11)
April 1883

The first page had a letter from an unnamed student to his Uncle explaining that the world is round and moves at 1041 miles per hour. Harry Raven (Arapahoe) also discussed in a speech how the Government will not always care for the Indians and differences between whites and Native Americans. On...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 3, No. 8)
January 1883

Page one was entirely taken up by a letter from Summer Riggs (Cheyenne), in which he discussed visiting friends and how a white man wanted to learn his actual name, Marchewa, in his native language. Page two mentioned issues that some Congressmen have with rules and conditions students at the...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Theron Two Strike (Passes through Enemy) Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Theron Two Strike (Passes through Enemy), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and ultimately departed on June 22, 1886.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thirteen female Sioux students [version 1], c.1883

Studio portrait of thirteen female students.

The caption on the Cumberland County Historical Society's copy of this image, written on the album page, states they are Sioux students who had entered in November 1882.

Original cataloging for this image interpreted a date of...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Thirteen female Sioux students [version 2], c.1883

Studio portrait of thirteen female students. The caption on this album page identifies them as members of the Sioux nation who entered in November 1882.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Thomas (He Bear) Student File

Student file of Thomas (He Bear), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879, and departed on June 23, 1880. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas (He bear) Student Information Card

Student information card of Thomas (He bear), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 6, 1879 and departed on June 23, 1880.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Bear Robe Student File

Student file of Thomas Bear Robe, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 10, 1914 and departed on September 7, 1916. The file contains applications for enrollment, letters/correspondence, a student information card, financial transactions, and an outing record. The file...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Bear Robe Student Information Card

Student information card of Thomas Bear Robe, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 10, 1914 and departed on September 7, 1916.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Black Bull and Julia Walking Crane, c.1888

Studio portrait of Thomas Black Bull and Julia Walking Crane. 

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Thomas Black Bull Student File

Student file of Thomas Black Bull, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on August 12, 1887 and departed on July 29, 1890. The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving. 

Note: This file originally contained the student information card for another...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Black Bull Student Information Card

Student information card of Thomas Black Bull, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on August 12, 1887 and departed on July 29, 1890. The file indicates Black Bull was living in Porcupine, South Dakota in 1914.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Blackbear Student File

Student file of Thomas Blackbear, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 10, 1886, graduated in 1894, and departed on March 5, 1894. The file contains a student information card, former student response postcards, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving....

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Blackbear Student Information Card

Student information card of Thomas Blackbear, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 10, 1886 and departed on March 5, 1894. The card indicates that Blackbear graduated in 1894, had married former student Emma Bull Bonnet, and was living in Porcupine, South Dakota in...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Blackbear, 1891

Studio portrait of Thomas Blackbear. Handwritten caption written along side of image probably reads: Thomas Black Bear Nov. 1891

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Thomas Blackbear, c.1887

Studio portrait of Thomas Blackbear. Handwritten caption along side of image probably reads: Thomas Black Bear

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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