Cemetery information and mortuary documents related to Jack Mather, a member of the Apache Nation.
Student information card of Jack Mather, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on March 8, 1880 and died on February 5, 1888. Mather was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.
In school documentation Jack Mather is also known as Jack.
Page one started with a poem titled “The Indian’s Plea” by A.F.W., followed by a report on an organization made in 1822 to help get better rights for Indians. Included is their constitution and a list of the officers. This continued onto page two where the officer’s list was. Then there was an article on Penn’s Treaty with the Indians, which…
The first page opened with a poem titled "LA-MAH-NI," a story of an Indian man followed by "A True Story About a Dog: Written for the Indian Helper" about a very smart dog. It continued on the fourth page. Page two included small news items of national interest. There was a report that Jack Mather (Apache) was working in St. Augustine, Florida…
The first page opened with a poem, " A Short Sermon," followed by a letter to the Man-on-the-Band-Stand dated Feb 7, 1888 from M. Burgess, entitled "A Sleeping Car," about the comforts of traveling in a sleeping car, which continued on page four. Page two featured a report called "The Full Exhibit Of The Carlisle Indian School, For Senator…
Studio portrait of Kisetta Roosevelt and Jack Mather. Roosevelt is wearing a school-issued print dress and Mather is in school uniform.
Studio portrait of Kisetta Roosevelt and Jack Mather. Roosevelt is wearing a school-issued print dress and Mather is wearing a school uniform.
By command of Brigadier-General Pope, Assistant Adjutant-General E. R. Platt orders that two Lipan Apache children at Fort Hays, Kansas be sent to the Carlisle Indian School.
Note: This item was copied from U.S. National Archives microfilm reels (M234), which were filmed from the original documents found in Record Group 75, Entry 79, "…
Richard Henry Pratt forwards certificate of receipt from the War Department of two Lipan children.
Richard Henry Pratt proposes to two families to adopt Kisetta and Jack, members of the Apache Nation. Pratt indicates that Kisetta be adopted by Mr. Paxon a farmer who she has been living with on outing and Jack by Miss Mather, a former St. Augustine assistant.
Richard Henry Pratt calls to the attention of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs his previous letter proposing the adoptions of Kisetta and Jack, members of the Apache Nation, to Mr. Paxon a farmer in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania and Miss Mather, one of his former assistants at St. Augustine.