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Edgar Fire Thunder and Solomon Chandler, c.1883

Studio portrait of Edgar Fire Thunder, a member of the Sioux Nation. Another person, named Solomon, is also pictured. This is probably Solomon Chandler (Comanche nation), who attended between 1882 and 1884. Both are wearing school uniforms.

The caption reads: Solomon and Edgar

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Nellie Carey Student File

Student file of Nellie Carey, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on July 31, 1880, and departed on March 6, 1893.  The file contains student information cards, correspondence, former student response postcards, a news clipping, a returned student survey, and a report after...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Solomon Chandler Student Information Card

Student information card of Solomon Chandler, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on August 31, 1882 and departed on July 11, 1884.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
The Indian Helper (Vol. 1, No. 23)
January 15, 1886

The first page opened with a poem titled "I'll Put It Off" followed by "A True Story of a Boy Frozen to Death." Also found on that page was an article titled "Look Up!" which was reprinted from the Industrial School Journal, about overcoming the urge to steal. Page two continued with...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 3, No. 52)
August 10, 1888

The first page opened with the poem, “What Makes A Man,” followed by an article titled, “Interesting Observations At the Indians’ Own Home” reprinting a letter from Joshua Given (Kiowa) who described the social and political news from the Kiowa and Comanche Agency. He reported the activities of...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 48)
July 19, 1889

The first page opened with a poem “Cherries Are Ripe,” from Youth’s Companion, followed by a story titled “Sebastian’s Opportunity” about the training of a painter named Sebastian Gomez, a.k.a. “The mulatto of Murillo.” Page two featured a piece called "In Vacation," in which the Man-On...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Indian Helper (Vol. 4, No. 9)
October 12, 1888

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...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 6, No. 6)
January 1886

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Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
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