Project Participants


Project Directors, Dickinson College

Jim Gerencser Associate Dean for Archives and Special Collections
Susan Rose Charles A. Dana Professor of Sociology and Director of the Community Studies Center (Project Co-Director Emerita)

Advisory Board Members

Stephen R. Curley Director of Digital Archives (National Native American Boarding School Healing Coalition)
Tawa Ducheneaux Archivist (Oglala Lakota College)
Loriene Roy Professor, School of Information (University of Texas at Austin)

Project Partners

Cara Holtry Curtis Library & Archives Director (Cumberland County Historical Society)
Jacqueline Fear-Segal Professor, School of Art, Media and American Studies (University of East Anglia)
Barbara Landis Carlisle Indian School Biographer (Cumberland County Historical Society, Retired)
Sharon O'Brien James Hope Caldwell Professor of American Cultures (Dickinson College, Retired)
Kate Theimer Author & Editor
Dovie Thomason Lakota, Kiowa Apache Storyteller and Author of “The Spirit Survives”
Frank Vitale '16 Assistant Professor, University Archivist and Special Collections Librarian (Millersville University)

Library and Information Services Staff, Dickinson College

Ryan Burke Web Development Specialist
Tessa Cicak ’13 Library Special Projects Assistant
Katie Clark ’12 Library Special Projects Assistant & Friends of the Library Intern
Kacee Cooke ’11 Friends of the Library Intern
George Gilbert ’19 Carlisle Indian School Digital Project Assistant
Caitlin Moriarty ’13 Friends of the Library Intern
Don Sailer ’09 Library Digital Projects Manager
Rachel Suppok ’16 Friends of the Library Intern
Smith Suri ’13 Friends of the Library Intern
Lily Sweeney Carlisle Indian School Digital Project Assistant
Malinda Triller-Doran Special Collections Librarian
Frank Vitale '16 Library Digital Projects Assistant & Friends of the Library Intern

Technical Consultants 

Pierce Bounds ’71 Photographer
Krista Gray ’09 Archival Operations and Reference Specialist (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Martavis Washington Library Exhibition Specialist (Pennsylvania State Senate)
Blair Williams Archives & Library Assistant Director (Cumberland County Historical Society)

Undergraduate Contributors

Meghan Abercrombie ’15 Spring 2015; Post-Grad Assistant, Summer 2015
Julia Bray ’19 Term, 2017-2018 ; Summer 2018
Justine Cenzer ’18 (Mellon Intern) Term, 2015-2016
Michelle Clinger ’16 Summer 2015
Katy Dechert '19 Spring 2018
Daniel Duchaine '18 Summer 2016; Spring 2017 ; Term, 2017-2018
Matt Ferry ’17 (Mellon Intern) Summer 2015
Linda Genser ’17 (Mellon Intern) Summer 2014; Term, 2014-2015; Spring 2016; Summer 2016; Term, 2016-2017
George Gilbert '19 Summer 2017; Term, 2017-2018 ; Summer 2018 ; Term, 2018-2019
Paige Hamilton '17 (Mellon Intern) Summer 2016
Marie Holden ’15 Summer 2013
Sarah House ’20 Spring 2018
C.J. Jacobs ’26 Summer 2024
Luke Kang ’16 Summer 2015
Fiona Keane '19 (Mellon Intern) Summer 2016
Lily Key Summer 2013
Rachel Kruchten ’16 (Mellon Intern) Summer 2014; Summer 2015
Moses Krueger ’24 Term, 2021-2022; Summer 2022; Fall 2022; Summer 2024
Michele Metcalf ’16 (Mellon Intern) Summer 2014; Term, 2014-2015
Lilia Moussavi ’18 (Mellon Intern) Term, 2015-2016; Term, 2016-2017
Joelle Paull ’17 (Mellon Intern) Term, 2014-2015; Summer 2015; Fall 2015; Term, 2016-2017
Stephanie Read ’16 (Mellon Intern) Term, 2013-2014; Fall 2014
Max Shannon ’25 Term, 2022-2023
Isabella Silvis ’19 Summer 2017 ; Summer 2018
Forrest Terrell ’25 Summer 2024
Ashley Tucewicz ’19 Spring 2017
Frank Vitale ’16 (Mellon Intern) Summer 2013; Term, 2013-2014; Term, 2015-2016; Summer 2016
Steven Wang ’16 Summer 2013
Joseph Williams Summer 2013
Jocelyn Wright '23 Term, 2022-2023
Michael Wymer '25 Term, 2022-2023
Xueyin Zha ’16 (Mellon Intern) Summer 2013

Graduate Interns

Tsinni Russell Archival Assistant (Denver Public Library)     Summer 2024


Ariel Caruso ‘14 Summer 2014
Ben Warren '25 Term, 2021-2022
Martavis Washington Winter 2020

Generous Support Provided By

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation  
National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC)
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)