Studio portrait of a young man wearing school uniform. The handwritten caption reads something like "Odella," and so we believe it is either Odell La Fleur (Colville Nation) or Odellah Ahtley (Apache Nation).
Student information card of Odellah (here Adellah) Ahtley, a member of the Apache Nation, who reentered the school on October 6, 1888 and departed on July 8, 1889.
Note: Other records show that Ahtley had been previously enrolled from August 31, 1882 until July 6, 1888.
Student information cards of Odellah Ahtley, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on August 31, 1882 and ultimately departed on July 8, 1889. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered.
The first page opened with a poem titled “How To Make Up,” followed by an article reprinted from The Sabbath School Visitor titled “Playthings of the Indian Children.” Next came a letter from Nancy Cornelius (Oneida) titled “Items of Interest From Nancy Cornelius,” which was sent from the...
The first page opened with an untitled poem, with the first line “God Wants the Boys,” followed by anonymous advice “Be Inventive.” Next came two columns, “Girls Read This,” an exercise for good posture and “Boys Read This,” an exercise for good behavior. The news items on page two gave reports...
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of the Indian Affairs of the 60 students who are entitled to return to their home at the end of the school term due to the expiration of their enrollment or sickness.
These materials include a cover letter and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 61 individuals discharged from the Carlisle Indian School and transferred back to their homes in the San Carlos, Laguna, Wallace, Isleta, Quapaw, Eufaula, Omaha, Winnebago, Nez Perce, Crow, Kiowa and Comanche...