Fourth Trip to National Archives

A fourth trip to continue scanning student files at the National Archives in Washington, DC is off to a snowy start. Dickinson College student interns Linda Genser ‘17, Joelle Paull ‘17, and Meghan Abercrombie ‘15 join Friends of the Library Intern Katie Clark, for a two week research trip. The team hopes to scan another 30 boxes of student files for the Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center.

Casper Cornelius Student File

Casper Cornelius Student File

Student file of Casper Cornelius, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on August 28, 1897 and ultimately departed on July 18, 1907. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, news clippings, a trade/position record card, a returned student survey, a photograph of the mill where Cornelius worked, a report after leaving, former student response postcards, and correspondence.

Harvey Warner Student File

Harvey Warner Student File

Student file of Harvey Warner, a member of the Omaha Nation, who entered the school on August 19, 1882 and ultimately departed on March 28, 1895. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a news clipping, a report after leaving, letters/correspondence related to financial transactions and Warner's son, Charles, attending the school, and a returned student survey that indicates Warner was a postmaster in Macy, Nebraska in 1911.

Seneca Clark Cook Student File

Seneca Clark Cook Student File

Student file of Seneca Clark Cook, a member of the Onondaga Nation, who entered the school on September 3, 1907 and ultimately departed on September 24, 1913. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, an outing record, medical/physical records, a trade/position record card, a progress/conduct card, and letters/correspondence. Before arriving at Carlisle, Cook attended the Lincoln Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Francis Freemont (The-tha-tha-ga) Student File

Francis Freemont (The-tha-tha-ga) Student File

Student file of Francis Freemont (The-tha-tha-ga), a member of the Omaha Nation, who entered the school on September 7, 1895, and ultimately departed on October 9, 1906. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, progress/conduct cards from Dickinson College Preparatory School (Conway Hall), a returned student survey, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Freemont was a farmer in Walthill, Nebraska in 1910.

Note: Freemont married fellow student Melinda Cayuga.

Chester Cabay (O-zhah-wa-shho-be-nas) Student File

Chester Cabay (O-zhah-wa-shho-be-nas) Student File

Student file of Chester Cabay (O-zhah-wa-shho-be-nas), a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on October 8, 1904 and ultimately departed on January 23, 1911. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, progress/conduct cards, trade/position record cards, a returned student survey, medical/physical records, an outing record, and a report after leaving that indicates Cabay was working on a dairy farm in West Bay City, Michigan in 1911.

Judson Cabay (Pe-zon-ge-zhig) Student File

Judson Cabay (Pe-zon-ge-zhig) Student File

Student file of Judson Cabay (Pe-zon-ge-zhig), a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on October 8, 1904 and ultimately departed on February 8, 1911. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, news clippings, a financial transaction, letters/correspondence, a returned student survey, progress/conduct cards, a trade/position record card, medical/physical records, an application for enrollment, an outing evaluation, and a report after leaving.

Jerry Black Student File

Jerry Black Student File

Student file of Jerry Black, a member of the Seneca Nation, who entered the school on September 26, 1908 and departed on January 23, 1911. The file contains an application for enrollment, a medical/physical record, a student information card, a progress/conduct card, and a report after leaving that indicates Black was a laborer after leaving the school.

Oscar Boyd Student File

Oscar Boyd Student File

Student file of Oscar Boyd, a member of the Piegan Nation, who entered the school on February 1, 1907 and ultimately departed on February 10, 1911. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, applications for enrollment, medical/physical records, a former student response postcard, trade/position record cards, news clippings, letters/correspondence, a report after leaving, an outing record, and a progress/conduct card.

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