Student file of Linnie Laura Thompson, a member of the Tuscarora Nation, who entered the school on April 7, 1891 and departed on November 29, 1897. The file contains a student information card.
Student information card of Linnie Laura (here Linnie L.) Thompson, a member of the Tuscarora Nation, who entered the school on April 9, 1891 and departed on November 29, 1897.
Studio portrait of Linnie Laura Thompson and Emmeline Patterson (right), both wearing school uniforms.
Susan Thompson requests from U.S. Congressman Thomas L. Bunting the return of her daughter Linnie Thompson from the Carlisle Indian School. Thompson states that her husband is on his death bed due to consumption and has expressed a desire to see his daughter before he dies. However, Richard Henry Pratt has refused to return Linnie home.
Simon and Susan Thompson request the Office of Indian Affairs to instruct Richard Henry Pratt to return their daughter Linnie Thompson (here Lennie Thompson) for the vacation period.
Richard Henry Pratt responds to a request for the return of Linnie Thompson (here Lennie Thompson) by noting that she was enrolled for a term of five years or until she graduated. In addition, after consulting with Linnie she has expressed a desire to remain at Carlisle.
Luther W. Jack requests to know what actions have been taken regarding the request from Simon A. Thompson for the return of his daughter Linnie Thompson (here Lennie) from the Carlisle Indian School. Jack also requests a copy of the Laws and Rules governing Carlisle.