Student information card of Annette Suisson, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on April 30, 1887 and departed on April 8, 1897.
Student information card of Annette Suisson, a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on April 30, 1887 and ultimately departed on April 8, 1897.
The first page opened with an untitled poem by J. W. Burgess reprinted from Sunshine, followed by “Our Walnut Tree” about the Man-On-the-Band-Stand’s efforts to keep students from picking green walnuts. The second page began with “The Captain,” which described the speech Capt. Pratt made during the student assembly explaining his work…
Correspondence regarding a request from Apache prisoners of war for the return of their children from the Carlisle Indian School. Included in the correspondence are various recommendations for the students as well as Richard Henry Pratt's philosophy in educating the Apache students and his views on interpreters.
Richard Henry Pratt provides Daniel M. Browning of the decisions of the Apache students at the Carlisle Indian School relative to returning to their homes or staying at Carlisle.
Richard Henry Pratt informs the Office of Indian Affairs that the four laundress positions are filled as well as the seamstress position. Pratt further requests that Lizzie James and Jennie Wolf be allowed to take the Civil Service exam to qualify permanently.