McNac, Elizabeth

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Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 2, No. 4)
November 1881

Page one opens with a discussion on the various types of Indian education, from day and boarding schools in Indian Territory to Boarding schools like Carlisle in the east. It also talked about the construction of new buildings on campus. Page two had more statistics on other Indian Schools. Page...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Elizabeth McNac Student File

Student file of Elizabeth McNac, a member of the Creek Nation, who entered the school on January 22, 1881 and departed on June 11, 1883. The file contains a student information card.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Elizabeth McNac Student Information Card

Student information card of Elizabeth McNac, a member of the Creek Nation, who entered the school on January 22, 1881 and departed on June 11, 1883.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Fifteen female Creek students with teacher, 1881

Portrait of fifteen female students with a female teacher posed in front of and on the bandstand on the school grounds. The caption on the album page identifies them as Creek students who arrived in January 1881. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society has identified them as: front row...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 4, No. 8)
March 1884

Page one opened with “The Thoughts and Opinions of Indian Agents” which took up the entire page an continued onto page four. Page two had an article on caring for Indians and small pieces on enforced education, and the need for books and paper for school. Page three had the school items, which...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The School News (Vol. 1, No. 11)
April 1881

The opening article was written by Michael Burns (Apache), and focused on “The Indian Question.” In it he explains how many Indians falsely believe that white men are wiser simply because they are born white, and argues that their wisdom comes not from their skin color, but from more easily...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Descriptive Statement of Pupils from Tullahassee Mission, 1881
January 19-20, 1881

These materials include a cover letter and a Descriptive Statement of Pupils regarding 25 children transferred to the Carlisle Indian School from the Tullahassee Mission in Muscogee Indian Territory.

Format: Letters/Correspondence, Reports
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
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