Student file of Joseph Blackbear, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on September 15, 1889 and ultimately graduated in 1898, departing on September 19, 1898. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, correspondence, a returned student survey, and…
Student information card of Joseph Blackbear (Goaso), who entered the school on September 15, 1889 and departed September 19, 1898. The card indicates that he graduated in 1898 and was employed. He married Cora Blind Man and was living in Hammon Oklahoma.
Studio portrait of Joseph Blackbear in school uniform.
Note: This image contains partial caption information for a different photograph.
Studio portrait of Joseph Blackbear.
Studio portrait of the graduating class of 1898. Students are marked with white numbers that correspond to the typed caption below the image.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter and list of names from William P. Campbell regarding Cheyenne students at Carlisle who have not received their annuity payments. Pratt notes that there is no need for the students to have the money while at Carlisle and that the money is safe in the Treasury until they leave Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt notes that he is enclosing a letter of Daniel McDougan with endorsement and also a certificate to the identity of Joseph Black Bear.
Apparently in response to a request to recommend former students for a position as assistant disciplinarian at the Phoenix school, William A. Mercer informs the Office of Indian Affairs that Hastings Robertson is enrolled in law school and instead recommends two former students, Joseph Blackbear and James King.