Student information card of Esther Miller (Ah-sah-zum-quah), a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1885, graduated in 1889, and ultimately departed on August 12, 1890.
Student information card of Esther Miller, a member of the Miami Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1885 and departed on August 12, 1890. The information card indicates that Miller graduated in 1889, married fellow student Charles E. Dagnette, and was living in Rocky Ford, Colorado in 1914.
Student file of Charles E. Dagenett, a member of the Peoria Nation, who entered the school on November 15, 1887, graduated in 1891, and ultimately departed on December 14, 1891. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, news clippings, photographs, returned student…
Student information card of Charles E. Dagenett, a member of the Peoria Nation, who entered the school on November 15, 1887 and departed on December 14, 1891. The information card indicates that Dagenett had graduated in 1891, married fellow student Esther Miller, studied printing, and was living in Washington, D. C. in 1914.
Studio portrait of Esther Miller wearing school uniform.
Studio portrait of Esther Miller.
This photograph originally appeared in an album that E. A. Seabrook, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School, received from his students on December 25, 1886.
Studio portrait of seven male and seven female students, the first graduating class in 1889.
The are, back row, left to right: Frank Dorian, Joel Tyndall, William F. Campbell, Edwin Schanandore, Thomas Wistar, Joseph B. Harris; middle row (seated), left to right: Kish Hawkins, Eva Johnson, Esther Miller, Lillie Cornelius, Julia Powlas;…
Richard Henry Pratt endorses and forwards a letter from Esther S. Miller regarding the appointment of Miller's half-aunt as her guardian. Miller objects to the appointment and wishes her cousin to be chosen instead.
J. V. Summers, U.S. Indian Agent for the Quapaw Agency, responds to the Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding the guardianship of Esther Miller. Summers states that Susan Benjamin was appointed Miller's guardian by the general council of the Western Miami Tribe of Indians. Benjamin declined the appointment and the chiefs decided to return…
Richard Henry Pratt returns the letter of J. V. Summers regarding the guardianship of Esther Miller and notes that Miller has read both the Office of Indian Affairs letter and Summers letter.
Esther E. Miller questions the need for a guardian to appointed as she will soon be 18 years old. Miller notes that if a guardian must be appointed why Mary Richardville cannot be appointed.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs letter regarding Esther Miller and her annuity money. Pratt states that Miller has not heard from the Office of Indian Affairs but she would like to use her annuity money to attend a Normal School (Pratt recommends the Oswego Normal School). Pratt notes that he can manage the money for…
Richard Henry Pratt responds to an Office of Indian Affairs circular discussing employees whose probationary periods have expired.
Richard Henry Pratt requests to be informed of the qualities of teacher Dora S. Dutton who has requested to be transferred from Fort Totten to the Carlisle Indian School.
Richard Henry Pratt requests the transfer of Dora S. Dutton (here Bora S. Dutton) to the Carlisle Indian School to fill a vacant teaching position.
Charles E. Dagenett inquires of Richard Henry Pratt about his appointment as a clerk at the Quapaw Agency. Pratt forwards the letter to the Office of Indian Affairs and that he responded to Dagenett that the matter is in the hands of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs.