Ross, Cheapie

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Cheape Ross Student File

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...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cheape Ross Student Information Card

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...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Cheape Ross, c.1883

Studio portrait of Cheape Ross, also known as Cheapy.

The caption reads: Ross Cheapie

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Indian Helper (Vol. 2, No. 35)
April 8, 1887

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,...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Students to be Returned Home in 1883
March 26, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt provides a list of students to be returned to their homes at the end of their enrollment terms. Pratt notes that many of these students have expressed a desire to remain and notes that Agents should attempt to secure permission from their parents for their children to remain...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Request to Return Three Students to Their Homes
June 4, 1883

Richard Henry Pratt seeks authority to return students whose terms of enrollment have expired to their homes.

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