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Bessie Jordan Student Information Card

Student information card of Bessie Jordan, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on October 20, 1902 and departed on June 30, 1907. The file indicates Jordan was married and living in Little Eagle, South Dakota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Eadle Keatah Toh (Vol. 2, No. 8)
March 1882

Page one has a large picture of Carlisle students in their school uniforms for Sunday School, as well as an extract from a letter written by Bishop Hare. Page two has “The Inspiration of the Work”, which writes about how white people have rescued Indians and helped them to not be lazy. There was...

Repository: Cumberland County Historical Society
Frank Eagle Student File

Student file of Frank Eagle, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on February 20, 1880 and departed on December 2, 1883. The file contains a student information card and a returned student survey. The file indicates Eagle was working as a farmer in Bliss, Oklahoma.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Frank Eagle Student Information Card

Student information card of Frank Eagle, a member of the Ponca Nation, who entered the school on February 20, 1880 and departed on December 2, 1883. The file indicates Eagle was living in Bliss, Oklahoma in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
Harold Parker and Laura Parker with visitors Red Elk, Isatia, Quanah Parker and Tonarcy, 1896

Though previously unidentified, a researcher has offered the following details about this photo. The sitters are all Comanche from Oklahoma. Pictured is Red Elk (seated left), Isatia (sometimes spelled Eshiti or called White Eagle, standing left), Chief Quanah Parker, Harold Parker (student and...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Swedish National Museums of World Culture
Indian Chiefs who visited the Carlisle Indian School [version 1], c.1881

The caption reads: Noted Indian Chiefs.

The printed note on the reverse side reads: NOTED INDIAN CHIEFS Who have visited the Indian Training School, Carlisle, Pa.

1. Spotted Tail, Sioux Chief, Rosebud Agency, Dakota.
...

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Indian Chiefs who visited the Carlisle Indian School [version 2] c.1881

The printed note on the reverse side reads: NOTED INDIAN CHIEFS Who have visited the Indian Training School, Carlisle, Pa.

1. Spotted Tail, Sioux Chief, Rosebud Agency, Dakota.
2. Iron Wing, Sioux Chief, Rosebud Agency, Dakota....

Format: Photographic Print, B&W
Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Souvenir of the Carlisle Indian School, 1902
1902

A souvenir booklet from the Carlisle Indian School, published for their 23rd year.  A short description of the aims and goals of the school is presented.  Images of students as they first arrived, as well as important visiting chiefs, are given, as are before and after images including those of...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
The Red Man (Vol. 2, No. 8)
April 1910

The first article, written by Franz Boas, discussed "Methods in Indian Woodwork." Frank C. Churchill wrote about a council of Ponca, lead by Chief White Eagle and gave an account of the speeches made at the council. Next an article, pulled from the New York Tribune, reported on the...

Repository: Dickinson College Archives & Special Collections
Request for Ponca Delegation to Visit
December 18, 1880

Richard Henry Pratt requests that the Ponca delegation stops at the Carlisle Indian School to see their students on their way to Washington, D.C. Pratt states that White Eagle's son is at the school, and if White Eagle would like to bring him along to D.C., he should be allowed.

Note:...

Format: Letters/Correspondence
Repository: National Archives and Records Administration
White Eagle Requests a Wagon and Harness from Carlisle
December 27, 1883

White Eagle requests that Richard Henry Pratt request from Washington D.C. a spring wagon and harness from the Carlisle Indian School. White Eagle also discusses sending more children from the Ponca Agency and returning his son Frank Eagle back to Carlisle.

Richard Henry Pratt forwards...

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