Student file of Duncan Balatchu (Ba-lat-chu), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the School on November 4, 1886 and departed on June 29, 1895. The file contains Student information cards, a report after leaving, and a returned student survey. The file indicates Balatchu was working as a farmer in Fort Sill, Oklahoma in 1912.
Student information card of Duncan Batatchu (here Balachu) (Balachu), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on November 4, 1886 and departed on June 29, 1895.
Studio portrait of Dexter Loco, Oliver Bitchaiet, and Duncan Balatchu.
These materials include a cover letter and Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 37 Chiricahua Apache prisoners-of-war transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from Fort Marion in St. Augustine, Florida, where a larger group of Geronimo's band remained imprisoned. The 37 individuals transferred to Carlisle represented a portion of all…
Correspondence regarding a request from Apache prisoners of war for the return of their children from the Carlisle Indian School. Included in the correspondence are various recommendations for the students as well as Richard Henry Pratt's philosophy in educating the Apache students and his views on interpreters.