Student file of Cheape Ross, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on April 3, 1880 and departed on June 12, 1883. The file contains a former student response postcard and a report after leaving indicating that Ross was working as a farmer in 1910.
Note: In this file the...
Student information card of Cheape Ross, a member of the Comanche Nation, who entered the school on April 3, 1880 and departed on June 12, 1883. The file indicates Ross was living in Fort Sill, Oklahoma in 1913.
Note: This student's first name is variously spelled Cheape, Cheapie, and...
Studio portrait of Cheape Ross wearing school uniform.
Studio portrait of Cheape Ross, also known as Cheapy.
The caption reads: Ross Cheapie
Students and staff working in the harness-making shop at the Carlisle Indian School. They are identified as, from left to right: Lorenzo Chapman (instructor), Geoffrey Chips, Cheape Ross, Curtis, Lawrence, Edward Little, William Spotted Tail, Julian, Morgan, Henry Thigh, and Andrew.
The first page opened with a poem titled “To Tell a Good House-Keeper,” reprinted from The New Moon. Also on the page was an account by Johnnie Schmoker about bird hunting at the Cheyenne and Arapaho School in Oklahoma titled “INCIDENTS OF SCHOOL WORK AMONG THE CHEYENNES AND ARAPAHOES,...