Student file of Joel Tyndall, a member of the Omaha Nation, who entered the school on August 19, 1882, graduated in 1889, and ultimately departed on July 10, 1891. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, correspondence, a newspaper clipping, a returned student…
Student information card of Joel Tyndall, a member of the Omaha Nation, who entered the school on August 19, 1882 and departed on July 10, 1891. The file indicates that Tyndall graduated in 1889 and was trained as a harnessmaker. Tyndall was married to fellow student Lizzie Hill and living in Walthill, Nebraska in 1913.
Student file of Lizzie Hill, a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on January 1, 1889, graduated in 1897, and departed on August 22, 1898. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Hill was a housewife in Walthill, Nebraska in 1909 and 1910.
Student information card of Lizzie Hill, a member of the Sioux Nation. The information card indicates that Hill had graduated in 1897, married Joel Tyndall, and was living in Walthill, Nebraska in 1913.
Note: When Lizzie Hill first enrolled at the school she was identified as being from the Cheyenne Nation. In some school documents,…
Studio portrait of Julia Long (left) and Lizzie Hill (right).
Studio portrait of Julia Long (on left) and Lizzie Hill (on right).
Studio portrait of Lizzie Hill.
Studio portrait of Lizzie Hill (at left) and Kamie Owl (at right).
Studio portrait of tweleve female and fourteen male students.
The caption reads: GRADUATING CLASS OF ’97. INDIAN INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL, CARLISLE, PA.
Samuel Gruett, Chippewa. Rob’t. Depoe, Siletz. Clarence Whitethunder, Sioux. Edw. Rogers, Chippewa. Brigman Cornelius, Oneida. Mary Miller, Chippewa. Frank…
Portrait of twelve female and fourteen male students posed outside on the school grounds. The students are identified below the image.
This is a page from The Red Man, March 1897. The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: 14A-02-01 and 15-28-01.
These materials include a descriptive statement of students regarding 15 individuals sent to the Carlisle Indian School from the Pine Ridge Agency of the Dakota Territory.
H. D. Gallagher, U.S. Indian Agent for the Pine Ridge Agency, replies to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Lizzie Hill. Gallagher states that Hill was sent to the Carlisle Indian School and that the school is the perfect place for her at the moment.
The commencement program for the Eighteenth Anniversary and Ninth Graduating Exercises of the Indian Industrial School at Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The program includes a schedule of events as well as a photograph of the graduating class of 1897.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a list of the Graduating Class of 1897 of the Carlisle Indian School to W. N. Hailmann along with his assessment of their character and efficiency.
Richard H. Pratt recommends that former student Lizzie Hill be appointed as an assistant matron in the Indian Service. Pratt and Assistant Superintendent A. J. Standing forwards Hill's application along with references from chief matron L. R. Shaffner, Hill's outing host, Elizabeth D. Edge, and Pratt himself.
Richard Henry Pratt follows up on Lizzie Hill's application for an assistant matron position in a western school.
Lizzie Hill asks W. A. Jones if she has been appointed as an Assistant Matron. If not, she would like to return home for a visit and then return to Carlisle to go on outing.
Richard Henry Pratt informs W. A. Jones that Lizzie Hill would fill the position mentioned by him.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a letter from Lizzie Hill Tyndall and Joel Tyndall requesting a position for Lizzie at the Omaha Schools. Pratt further provides a recommendation for Lizzie.