Cemetery information and mortuary documents related to Rudolph Esenday (E-sen-day), a member of the Apache Nation.
Student information card of Rudolph Esenday (E-sen-day), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on November 4, 1886 and died on March 1, 1889. Esenday was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.
Student information card of Rudolph Esenday, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on November 4, 1886 and died on March 1, 1889 while attending the school. He was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.
The first page opened with a poem "March" by Bessie Chandler followed by an article titled "Feasted By the Blind" which was an account of visiting students from the Pennsylvania Institution for the Instruction of the Blind who got a tour of the Indian school and gave an entertainment that featured singing, marching, calisthenics, and musical…
Studio portrait of Rudolph Esenday and Knox Nostlin, both wearing school uniforms.
Note: Earlier cataloging indicates a date of June 1887 is part of the caption written on this image.
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…