Welch, Gus

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John White Student File
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Student file of John White, a member of the Mohawk Nation, who entered the school on June 29, 1900 and ultimately departed on February 19, 1911. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, letters, former student response postcards, a trade/position record card, an…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Wesley Tallchief Student File
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Student file of Wesley Tallchief, a member of the Seneca Nation, who entered the school on August 7, 1905 and departed on February 24, 1910. The file contains student information card, a returned student survey, correspondence, a progress/conduct card, medical/physical records, a report after leaving, financial transactions, and a news clipping…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Charles Guyon Student File
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Student file of Charles Guyon, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on September 13, 1905 and departed on September 15, 1906. The file contains a student information card, newspaper clippings, a trade/position record card, correspondence, a returned student survey, an application for enrollment, and a report after leaving.…

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National Archives and Records Administration
James M. Welch Student File
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Student file of James M. Welch, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on September 11, 1908 and ultimately departed on June 8, 1915. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, financial transactions, correspondence, medical/physical records, outing…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Gustave Welch Progress Card
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Progress card of Gustave (here Gus) Welch, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on September 22, 1908.

Note: Although this card shows an arrival date of September 11, the admissions ledger and his file suggest that he actually arrived on September 22.

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National Archives and Records Administration
Gustave Welch Student File
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Student file of Gustave Welch, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on September 22, 1908, graduated in 1912, and ultimately departed on August 5, 1915. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, news clippings, photographs, an outing record, Conway…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Gustave Welch Student Information Card
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Student information card of Gustave Welch, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on September 22, 1908 and ultimately departed on August 5, 1915. The file indicates that Welch graduated in 1912. Although this card shows that he departed Carlisle in 1913, other records show that he reenrolled in 1914 before ultimately departing…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Thomas Montoya Student File
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Student file of Thomas Montoya, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on December 22, 1911, and departed on April 16, 1917. The file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, outing evaluations, outing records, financial transactions, a photograph, a federal financial aid form, and correspondence mainly…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Edward Leo Student File
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Student file of Edward Leo, a member of the Ottawa Nation, who entered the school in September 13, 1913 and departed May 14, 1914. The file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, medical and physical records, and correspondence in which he inquires about the state of the school and the whereabouts of fellow students…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Harry C. Laursen Student File
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Student file of Harry C. Laursen, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on September 2, 1917 and departed on November 6, 1917. The file contains student information cards, an application for enrollment, financial transactions, and correspondence. The file indicates that Laursen was living in Shell Lake, Wisconsin in 1917.

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National Archives and Records Administration
The Red Man (Vol. 4, No.6)
February 1912

William B. Freer wrote about the second annual Southern Cheyenne and Arapaho Fair held in Watonga. He mentioned that between 2,000 and 2,500 Cheyenne and Arapaho attended the fair. Some of the events discussed were religious services; a lecture on tuberculosis and trachoma; and numerous exhibitions of livestock, produce, and farm practices. The…

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Magazines
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Graduating Class of 1912

The caption reads: GRADUATING CLASS 1912 - CARLISLE INDIAN SCHOOL.

This image appears in Red Man vol. 4, no. 9 (May 1912): 369.

The individuals in this image have been identified as:

Front row (L to R): Ella Johnson, Louise K. Loudbear, Ernestine Venne, Emma Newashe, Percy Mae Wheelock, Mary J.…

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Photograph, Reproduction
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Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Carlisle Indian School Student Government

The headline reads: Carlisle Indians Form Remarkable Student Government

The caption reads: Top, to left, Gustave Welch, president of school nation; right, school city shown electing its officers, with no chance for ballot-box stuffing; second row, left school supreme court, left to right, William Garlow, Nan…

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Photograph, Reproduction
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National Archives and Records Administration
Captain Gus Welch, 1918

The headline reads: Indian Officer in Army

The caption reads: CAPTAIN "GUS" WELSH

The article reads: "Gus" Welsh, Indian athlete and graduate of Carlisle school, who has been made a captain in the United States, cavalry, is the first Indian…

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Photograph, Reproduction
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National Archives and Records Administration
Gus Welch and Flowberth W. Richester, 1918

The headline reads: American Indians with Allies

The article reads: New York Sun: Gus Welsh, at left, is the first American Indian to be made a captain in the United States army. He was a former Carlisle and Dickinson football and athletic star. A feature of the fortieth annual commencement of the Carlisle Indian…

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National Archives and Records Administration
Program for the 1911 Athletic Celebration
January 31, 1912

Program for the 1911 Athletic Celebration and presentation of the C's. Includes the records for the athletic teams, team photos, rosters, the school song, and the school yell.

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Memorabilia and Ephemera
Repository:
Cumberland County Historical Society
Request by Leo C. White to Attend Conway Hall
August 5, 1913 - October 9, 1913

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Leo C. White to continue his education at Conway Hall in Carlisle, Pennsylvania while boarding at the Carlisle Indian School.

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Letters/Correspondence
Repository:
National Archives and Records Administration
Brief of Charges and Answers Against Superintendent Moses Friedman
December 1, 1913 - May 1, 1914

These materials include legal documents and correspondence regarding charges filed against Superintendent Moses Friedman after an inspection and investigation of the Carlisle Indian School. Included in the documents are the official charges against Friedman, his answers to those charges, correspondence regarding the charges, and the…

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Legal and Government Documents, Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Conway Hall Tuition for Gus Welch
February 25, 1914 - March 5, 1914

These materials include correspondence regarding a request by Gus Welch to have the Athletic Association pay the remainder of his tuition at Conway Hall (the Dickinson College Preparatory School). Internal notes in the materials suggest that Carlisle's administrators did not want to honor the request, despite receiving permission from the…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Request for Transfer of Ben Powell and Charles Williams to Haskell Institute
January 22 - October 1, 1915

This document contains correspondence concerning the enrollment of Ben Powell and Charles Williams at Haskell Institute. Both had previously been enrolled at Carlisle. Also included are documents concerning the requirements placed upon student athletes. 

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration
Hiring of Football Coach Victor M. Kelley and a Controversy between him and Coach Welch
July 2, 1915 - December 4, 1915

Newly-hired Carlisle Indian School Football Coach Victor M. Kelley writes to Commissioner of Indian Affairs Cato Sells regarding what his goals for the team should be and asks if he would like to travel from Arizona to California to have a meeting. Sells informs Kelley that he is coming to California and would like to see him. 

Several…

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Letters/Correspondence
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National Archives and Records Administration