Thomas, Bennie

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Benjamin Thomas Student File

Student file of Benjamin Thomas, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on July 31, 1880 and ultimately graduated in 1890 and departed on September 17, 1890. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards and...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Carlisle Indian Printers, c.1888

Studio portrait of fifteen male students wearing school uniforms. 

The printed note on the reverse side reads: Carlisle Indian Printers. 1. Robert Mathews, Pawnee ; 2. Yamie Leeds, Pueblo ; 3. Paul Boynton, Arapahoe ; 4. Lorenzo Martinez, Pueblo ; 5. Benajah Miles, Arapahoe ; 6....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Edwin Schanandore Student File

Student file of Edwin Schanandore, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on November 7, 1885, graduated in 1889, and departed on July 16, 1892. The file contains returned student surveys, a news clipping, photographs, a student information cards, a report after leaving, and...

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Ten male student printers [version 1], c.1885

Studio portrait of ten male students in uniform. 

The Cumberland County Historical Society's copy of this image identifies them as "Printer Boys." On one copy of the image they are identified as, left to right: William Butcher, Benajah Miles, Paul Boynton, Richard Davis, Samuel Townsend,...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Ten male student printers [version 2], c.1885

Studio portrait of ten male students in uniform, identified as being "Printer Boys." On one copy of the image they are identified as, left to right: William Butcher, Benajah Miles, Paul Boynton, Richard Davis, Samuel Townsend, Cyrus Fell Star, Chester Cornelius, Benjamin Thomas, Henry North, and...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
The Morning Star (Vol. 5, No. 2)
September 1884

Page one started with a comparison photo of Mary Perry, John Menaul, and Bennie Thomas taken upon arrival at the school, and then one year later at their departure. Following the picture was the annual report, which was continued on page four. Page two suggested integrating Indian children into...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Thirteen male student printers [version 1], c.1886

Studio portrait of thirteen male students, all wearing school uniforms. The caption of this and other copies identifies them as working in the print shop. 

Other copies identify the students. They are: 

1. Bennie Thomas, 2. Lorenzo Martinez, 3. Willie Butcher, 4. C. P. Cornelius, 5...

Format: Glass Plate Negative
Repository: National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Thirteen male student printers [version 2], c.1886

Studio portrait of thirteen male students wearing school uniforms.

The printed note on the reverse side reads: 1. Bennie Thomas, Pueblo Tribe, 2. Lorenzo Martinez, Pueblo, 3. Willie Butcher, Chippewa, 4. C. P. Cornelius, Oneida, 5. Dennison Wheelock, Oneida, 6....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
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 Annie and Bennie Thomas to Their Homes
June 10, 1886

Request to return Bennie Thomas and Annie Thomas to their homes by Richard Henry Pratt. Pratt notes that the students returned after the expiration of their first term of three years with a party of students who had five year terms. However, their parents were told they were sent for two years....

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
List of Students to be Returned to their Homes for May 1887
May 26, 1887

Richard Henry Pratt provides the Office of Indian Affairs with a list of 80 students to return to their homes due to expiration of their terms and sickness. Pratt also details the travel arrangements for travel to the various agencies and locations. He also notes that 68 pupils whose terms have...

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