Porter, Libbie

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Libbie Porter Student Information Card
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Student information card of Libbie Porter, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on March 11, 1881 and departed on September 18, 1883.

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National Archives and Records Administration
Libbie Porter Student Information Card
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Student information card of Libbie Porter, a member of the Arapahoe Nation, who entered the school on March 11, 1881 and departed on September 18, 1883.

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National Archives and Records Administration
The School News (Vol. 3, No. 9)
February 1883

The first page had a story told to Joshua Given (Kiowa) by his grandparents about a young girl who never touched the ground and one day chased a star into the sky. It also included a letter from Louis Big Horse (Osage) to his father in which he discussed planting fruit. Page two had an article titled “What Indians Must Have” by paper editor…

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Newspapers
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Cumberland County Historical Society
Northern Arapaho and Shoshone students upon arrival [version 2], 1881

Portrait of nine male students and six female students posed on the steps of the bandstand on the school grounds. They are wearing the clothing they arrived in. The caption says they are Northern Arapahoes who arrived in March 1881.

Other versions of this image identify them as two Shoshone and thirteen Northern Arapaho students who…

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Northern Arapaho and Shoshone students upon arrival [version 1], 1881

Portrait of nine male students and six female students posed on the steps of the bandstand on the school grounds. They are wearing the clothing they arrived in. The caption says they are Northern Arapahoes who arrived in March 1881. 

Other versions of this image identify them as two Shoshone and thirteen Northern Arapaho students who…

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Photographic Print, B&W
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Mollie Naalta and Libbie Porter, c.1882

Studio portrait of two female students. Previous cataloging by the National Anthropological Archives identified the names Mollie and Lili [?] in the handwritten caption. They are probably Arapaho students Mollie Naalta and Libbie Porter. 

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Glass Plate Negative
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National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Report on the Northern Arapaho Students from Wyoming
February 10, 1883

Carlisle School physician O. G. Given provides a report on the health of some of the remaining Northern Arapaho students at Carlisle and recommends returning to their homes four boys. Richard Henry Pratt endorses this recommendation and asks for authority to cover the expense for returning the students to their homes.

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Letters/Correspondence, Reports
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Ill Students in 1883
September 10, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt requests authority to return a number of students to their homes due to ill health in addition to the students who are being returned due to the expiration of their terms.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Correspondence Regarding Mortality of Shoshone Agency Students
November 2, 1894 - January 24, 1895

Correspondence regarding statements made by Rev. John Roberts, missionary at the Shoshone Agency, regarding mortality of students from that reservation. Also included is a list of all students from the Agency sent to various schools including the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration