Student file of Edith Smith, a member of the Tuscarora Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1892, graduated in 1897, and ultimately departed on August 25, 1898. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, a letter, and a report…
Student information card of Edith Smith, a member of the Tuscarora Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1892 and ultimately departed on August 25, 1898. The file indicates Smith graduated in 1897 and was trained as a teacher.
Studio portrait of Edith Smith wearing school uniform.
Studio portrait of Edith Smith.
Studio portrait of tweleve female and fourteen male students.
The caption reads: GRADUATING CLASS OF ’97. INDIAN INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL, CARLISLE, PA.
Samuel Gruett, Chippewa. Rob’t. Depoe, Siletz. Clarence Whitethunder, Sioux. Edw. Rogers, Chippewa. Brigman Cornelius, Oneida. Mary Miller, Chippewa. Frank…
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.
The commencement program for the Eighteenth Anniversary and Ninth Graduating Exercises of the Indian Industrial School at Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The program includes a schedule of events as well as a photograph of the graduating class of 1897.
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 Carlisle student Edith Smith, a member of the Class of 1897, be appointed as a teacher in the Indian Service.
Richard H. Pratt forwards Smith's application along with a reference from Dr. G. M. Philips, the Principal of the West Chester State Normal School of Pennsylvania, to the Commissioner of…