Student file of Frank Shively, a member of the Crow Nation, who entered the school on March 31, 1890, graduated in 1897, and ultimately departed on June 8, 1898. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey,…
Student information card of Frank Shively, a member of the Crow Nation, who entered the school on March 31, 1890 and departed on June 8, 1898. The file indicates Shively had graduated in 1897, married Lucy Hawk, and was living in Crow Agency, Montana in 1913.
Portrait of twelve female and fourteen male students posed outside on the school grounds. The students are identified below the image. This is a page from The Red Man, March 1897. The Cumberland County Historical Society has two copies of this image: 14A-02-01 and 15-28-01.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a list of the Graduating Class of 1897 of the Carlisle Indian School to W. N. Hailmann along with his assessment of their character and efficiency.
Richard H. Pratt recommends that former student Frank Shively be appointed as a clerk or stenographer in the Indian Service. Pratt forwards Shively's application along with references from I. F. Mountz, and L. B. Given. Pratt also includes copies of Shively's Carlisle Indian School and Carlisle Commercial College degrees.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the current system of student recruitment for non-reservation boarding schools is not working. Pratt forwards two letters detailing the difficulties of his employees in gathering parties of students as well as the reluctance of reservation Superintendents to forward students to…