Student file of Julia Powlas, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on November 7, 1885, graduated in 1889, and departed on July 8, 1889. The file contains a student information card, returned student surveys, a report after leaving, a news clipping, and letters/correspondence....
Student information card of Julia Powlas, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on November 7, 1885, graduated in 1889, and departed on July 8, 1889. The information card indicates that Powlas married Nelson Metoxen and was living in Oneida Wisconsin in 1913.
A series of nineteen letters written to Captain Richard H. Pratt in response to a questionnaire sent to former students. The accompanying questionnaire forms are not included.
Transcripts follow each handwritten letter.
Richard Henry Pratt writes to the Office of Indian Affairs on a number of matters including the continued employment of Alfred John Standing, revisions to the Civil Service Code, and enrolling Dennison Wheelock at Dickinson College. In addition, Pratt forwards a letter of William P. Campbell...
Josiah Baird requests the return of his wife Lily Huff from the Carlisle Indian School. Baird claims that Lily was sent to the school by her father and that she has been influenced to make false claims to Richard Henry Pratt to keep her at the school.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards a certificate of graduation and a recommendation for Julia Wheelock for a position in the Indian Service. Also included is a request from Wheelock to appointed to a position as teacher at the South School House.
Charles D. Wheelock requests the assistance of Richard Henry Pratt in helping him secure a new position in the Indian Service as well as a position for his wife Julia Powlas Wheelock.
Richard Henry Pratt provides a recommendation for former student Julia Powlas Wheelock for her appointment as a laundress at the Shoshone Agency.
Richard Henry Pratt forwards letter from Julia Powlas Wheelock requesting a transfer from her position as a laundress at the Wind River School to assistant matron at the Pine Ridge Boarding School.
These materials include correspondence regarding whether or not Julia Powlas Wheelock, formerly a student at the Carlisle Indian School, was eligible to fill a Teacher vacancy there.