Student file of Gustave Welch, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on September 22, 1908, graduated in 1912, and ultimately departed on August 5, 1915. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, news clippings, photographs, an outing record, Conway…
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,…
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.