Although the only document in this file is marked for Robert Anderson, the mention of being a rancher as of 1910 does not match with the information for the only student named Robert Anderson who attended Carlisle, and who was still enrolled at the school in 1910. It is likely that this card was actually for Albert Anderson, a member of the…
Student information card of Albert Anderson, a member of the Crow Nation, who entered the school on November 17, 1883 and departed on August 20, 1890.
Student information cards of Albert Anderson, a member of the Crow Nation, who entered the school on November 17, 1883 and ultimately departed on August 20, 1890.
Studio portrait of Albert Anderson.
Studio portrait of Albert Anderson (left) and John Morrison (right).
Studio portrait of Albert Anderson (left) and Theron Lears (right).
This caption reads: INDIANS DEVELOPING INTO GOOD FARMERS
The printed note reads: THESE SCENES FROM THE CROW RESERVATION SHOW PROGRESS 1. Indians harrow and ride horseback. 2. Sits Down Spotted, a Crow Indian, plowing his farm 3. Albert Anderson's home, Crow Indian, Carlisle returned student
These materials include a cover letter and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 11 children transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Crow Agency in Montana.
Correspondence regarding the enrollment of Mary, Hiram, Lewis, and Thomas Runnels at the Carlisle Indian School. Albert M. Anderson, U.S. Indian Agent for the Colville Agency, complains that the Runnels were transferred to Carlisle without his consent and as such has undermined his authority.