Student file of Sylvester Long, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee, who entered the school on August 28, 1909, and departed on October 10, 1913. The file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, financial transactions, a former student response postcard, correspondence, medical/physical records, news clippings,…
Long, Sylvester Chahuska
The headline reads: AMERICAN INDIAN IS FIGHTING FOR ALLIES
The printed caption reads: Lieut. Long Lance.
Sylvester Long Lance in military uniform.
This image appears in the New York Post on February 12, 1915.
The headline reads: Indian Appointed to The Military Academy
The printed caption reads: SYLVESTER CHAHUSKA LONGLANCE
This image appears in the Worcester Post on May 9, 1916.
The caption reads: Lieut. S. C. LONG-LANCE
Sylvester C. Long Lance in military uniform.
This image of Sylvester Long Lance appears in an article in the New York World on February 25, 1917.
The top caption reads: Sylvester Chahuska Long Lance, a full-blooded Cherokee Indian, college graduate and champion athlete, now First Lieutenant of "Princess Pat's," who fought at Vimy Ridge, at present lies severely wounded in a base hospital, "somewhere in France."
The bottom caption reads: Cadet Long Lance,…
The caption reads: SYLVESTER C. LONG-LANCE
This image of Sylvester C. Long-Lance appears in an article of the New York Herald on June 21, 1919.