Bigjim, Goliath

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Goliath Bigjim (James B. Driver) Student File

Student file of Goliath Bigjim, a member of the Cherokee Nation. No entrance or departure dates are given. The file contains letters/correspondence, photographs, a newspaper clipping, a trade/position record card, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Bigjim was on the track and field...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Goliath Bigjim (James B. Driver) Student Information Card

Student information card of Goliath Bigjim (here James B. Driver), a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on June 10, 1894 and departed on August 19, 1903. The file indicates Bigjim was living in Derry Church, Pennsylvania in 1913.

Note: Although this card shows an...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Goliath Bigjim Student Information Cards

Student information cards of Goliath Bigjim (Gillowich), a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on June 10, 1894 and ultimately departed on August 19, 1903.

Note: After leaving the school, Bigjim seems to have primarily used the name James B. Driver.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Goliath Bigjim, c.1895

Studio portrait of Goliath Bigjim. 

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
James B. Driver with bread cart, c.1910

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: "Goliath Big jim" James Driver.

View of James B. Driver (Goliath Bigjim)'s with his delivery wagon, which he used in and around Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James B. Driver with bread oven, c.1910

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: James Driver

View inside of James Driver (Goliath Bigjim)'s bakery with Driver and bread oven in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
James B. Driver's bakery, c.1910

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads:  James Driver

View of James Driver (Goliath Bigjim) next to his bakery and delivery wagon in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Joseph Colonohaski Student File

Student file of Joseph Colonohaski, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on August 21, 1904, and departed on November 22, 1904. The file contains a student information card, former student survey postcards, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that indicates...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, August 1903
April 11 - August 1, 1903

Colonel Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists employees who have left the school (Elizabeth E. Forster, Jessie L. McIntire, Annie Belle Moore, Joseph Hummingbird, and Lila H. Connolly), those who have changed positions (William Davies, Florence M. Carter, and Margaret Roberts), and all...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statements of Changes in School Employees and Resignation, April 1904
March 24 - April 29, 1904

Richard H. Pratt submits a report that lists new employees (Nekifer Shouchuk, Charles Lamar, Mary A. Yarnall), employees who have left the school (Alexander J. Pope, James R. Wheelock, and Edith S. Prince), and those who have changed positions (Goliath Bigjim). The reports include the position...

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Four Applications for Leave of Absence
August 2-3, 1904

Acting Superintendent Edgar A. Allen forwards applications of four employees for leave of absence:  Goliath Bigjim (baker), Mary A. Yarnall (music teacher), W. B. Beitzel (clerk), and Bessie B. Beach (librarian).

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fifty-Five Reports on Leave of Absence
September 20-30, 1904

W. A. Mercer forwards fifty-five reports on leave of absence and seven applications for leave of absence for fifty-five employees: Mariette Wood (teacher), William Normast (instructor in tailoring), Nellie V. Robertson (clerk), Fanny G. Paull (teacher), Frances R. Scales (teacher), Jeannette L...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Report on the Health of Cherokee Students at Carlisle
December 19, 1904

Report on the health of current and former Cherokee students of the Carlisle Indian School.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, July 1905
July 12, 1905

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists employees who have left the school (Jeannette L. Senseney, Emma G. Sky, Elizabeth Searight, Ida Boger, and George Brown Jr.) and all employees working at the school to start the 1905-1906 fiscal year. These reports include personal information...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Descriptive Statement of Changes in School Employees, July 1906
July 2, 1906

Major William A. Mercer submits a report that lists an employee who has left the school (Genus E. Baird) and all employees working at the school to start the 1906-1907 fiscal year. These reports include personal information about those being hired as well as reasons for departure for those...

Format: Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Resignation of Baker Goliath Bigjim
November 12-15, 1907

Baker Goliath Bigjim submits his resignation to Superintendent William A. Mercer in order to take another position elsewhere. Acting Superintendent J. R. Wise informs Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs C. F. Larrabee of Bigjim's resignation and notes that a "recommendation for filling the...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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