Pierce, Bemus

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Annie Gesis Student File
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Student file of Annie Gesis, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on September 9, 1889, graduated in 1899, and departed on April 28, 1899. The file contains a student information card, letters/correspondence, a returned student survey, a financial transaction, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Gesis got married…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Bemus Pierce Student File
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Student file of Bemus Pierce, a member of the Seneca Nation, who entered the school on November 3, 1890, and departed on August 15, 1895. The file contains a student information card, trade/position record card, correspondence in which Pierce argues against "the movement... to exclude the New York Indians from the Carlisle Indian School," news…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Bemus Pierce Student Information Card
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Student information card of Bemus Pierce, a member of the Seneca Nation, who entered the school on November 3, 1890 and departed on August 15, 1895.

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National Archives and Records Administration
Bemus Pierce, c.1893

Studio portrait of Bemus Pierce.

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Football team, 1894

Portrait of the 1894 football team. Bejamin Caswell, the captain of the team, is in the center holding a football with "94" painted on it.  

In The Red Man vol. 12 no 7 (Sept. Oct. Nov., 1894) this image was included as a supplement and the players identified. Back row: Joseph Irwin (Gros Ventre, Hidatsa), Charles Buck (Piegan),…

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Football team (smaller group), 1895

Group portrait of sixteen male students from the 1895 football team. 

In his 1951 book, Fabulous Redmen, John Steckbeck identifies the sitters as: top row (l to r), Lone Wolf, McFarland, Smith, H. Pierce, and Nori; middle row (l to r), Redwater, Cayou, Metoxen, B. Pierce, Seneca and Printup; bottom row (l to r), Unidentified,…

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Football Team (larger group), 1896

The handwritten note on the reverse side reads: Carlisle Indian School Football Team 1896.

Although this photo is not captioned, John Steckbeck in Fabulous Redmen (1951) lists the 1896 team as: Frank Cayou, Harrison, Frank Hudson, Jacob Jamison, Delos Lonewolf, David McFarland, Jonas Metoxen, Artie Miller, Dan…

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Carlisle Indian School Football Eleven, c.1896

The caption reads: THE CARLISLE INDIAN-SCHOOL FOOTBALL ELEVEN.

Printup, Redwater, H. Pierce, Lonewolf, Wheelock, B. Pierce, Rogers, Morrison, [unidentified], Metoxen, Smith, McFarland, Miller, Jamiason, Cayou, Hudson, Shelafo, Seneca.

This image appears in Harper's Weekly vol. 41, no.…

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Photograph, Reproduction
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Football team, 1898

Group portrait of the football team, posed with a football labeled '98 and a dog. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society has the sitters identified as: back row (l to r): Artie Miller, Jonas Metoxen, Bemus Pierce, Edward Rogers, and Frank Hudson; middle row (l to r) Chauncey Archiquette, Thaddeus Redwater, Edwin Smith, Isaac Seneca,…

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Photographic Print, B&W
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Bemus Pierce's Application for Annual Leave of Absence
June 21, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt forwards fireman Bemus Pierce's application for a 20-day annual leave of absence. 

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
List of Employees and Number and Location of Rooms Assigned to Staff
November 17, 1897

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of staff and the location and number of rooms assigned for their use at the Carlisle Indian School.

Note: Gertrude Simmons later became known as Gertrude Simmons Bonnin and Zitkala-Sa. 

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Report of Carlisle Employees Making Over 300 Dollars
February 23, 1899

Report of Carlisle Indian School employees with a salary of over $300 and their legal residence and date of the entrance into the Indian Service as a permanent employee.

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Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Denial of Claims in Article Regarding Former Carlisle Students
February 21, 1905 - February 22, 1905

William A. Mercer forwards a New York Times article covering the arrest for desertion from the U.S. Army of four members of the Seneca Nation. Mercer comments the article is full of falsehoods and that only two of the men were former Carlisle students and did not have good records as students.

In a separate note Francis E. Leupp asks…

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Letters/Correspondence, Newspapers and Magazines
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National Archives and Records Administration