Student file of Alonzo Spieche, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on September 14, 1898, graduated in 1901, and departed on August 2, 1902. The file contains a student information card, a photograph, a news clipping, a report after leaving, and letters/correspondence. The file indicates that Spieche was a musician traveling…
Student information card of Alonzo Spieche, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on September 14, 1898 and departed on August 2, 1902. The file indicates Spieche had graduated in 1901, studied shoemaking, and was living in Miami, Arizona in 1913.
Studio portrait of the graduating class of 1901.
The students are identified with white numbers corresponding to the typed label below the photograph.
Note: Edwin Smith, a member of this graduating class, is not included in the photo.
Lon Randolph Speeche playing outside with his sister Andrae Speeche. Children of Alonzo Speeche.
Program listing for the 1901 commencement exercises of the Carlisle Indian School. The program lists student performances, school colors, the names of graduating students along with the lyrics to "Song of the Flag."
Augustine Mendoza informs the Office of Indian Affairs of actions taken by James Riley Wheelock regarding the Wheelock's United States Indian Band. William A. Mercer further comments on Wheelock's actions and advises the Office make Wheelock's actions known to agencies and schools to prevent it happening again.
This document contains correspondence concerning a complaint made by bandmaster James Wheelock that students from the school band were improperly disciplined by being locked in the guard house. The complaint, which made headlines in national newspapers including The Outlook, was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.…