Student file of John Dixon (also known as John Dickson), a member of the Pueblo Nation. No entrance or departure dates are given. The file contains letters/correspondence, former student response postcards, and a report after leaving. In letters exchanged with the school John Dixon asks for his son and nephew to be considered for acceptance to…
Student information card of John Dixon (here John Dickson), a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on October 21, 1882 and departed on June 22, 1886. The file indicates Dickson was living in Pena Blanca, New Mexico in 1913 and was at the Cochiti Day School in Pena Casa, New Mexico in 1914.
The first page opened with a poem, "Sowing," followed by the article, "How the Letters Go," that described the process of express mail retrieval and distribution from trains. Then came a letter from former student John Dixon [Dickson] (Pueblo) who wrote about his experiences translating for and recruiting students for the Albuquerque Indian…
Studio portrait of John Dixon (seated) and Cyrus Dickson (standing), both wearing school uniforms. John is also known as John Dickson and was Cyrus' brother.
Note: CCHS identifies the sitters as Cyrus and John. Identification here is based on contextual information.
Studio portrait of John Dixon (also known as John Dickson) wearing school uniform.
The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: John Dixon.
Dixon was also known as John Dickson.
This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.
F. Marcellus Marshall writes to the Office of Indian Affairs seeking to see if Cyrus and John Dickson can return to the Carlisle Indian School. Marshall notes that the Dickson brothers have been working the railroad and on the Albuquerque school house to raise money to return to Carlisle.
Alfred John Standing responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter providing information on former students Cyrus Dickson and John Dickson (also known at the school as John Dixon). He indicates that Cyrus spent one year in the harness shop and two and half years in the carpenter shop with John spending three years in the carpenter shop.