Allen Blackchief (Gan-dyoh-hoh) Student File

Student file of Allen Blackchief, a member of the Tonawanda Seneca Nation, who entered the school on November 18, 1891 and ultimately departed on June 27, 1901. The student did not attend the school continuously but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey, letters/correspondence, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Blackchief was painting houses in Akron, New York in 1910 and working as a farmer in Basom, New York in 1913.

In school documentation Allen Blackchief's name is also spelled Allan Blackchief and Allen Black Chief. He is also known as Gan-dyoh-hoh.


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Agency/Reservation of Origin
Year of Entry
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 1327, box 32, folder 1547
Allen Blackchief (Gan-dyoh-hoh) Student File