Emanuel Powless Student File

Student file of Emanuel Powless, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on August 30, 1889 and departed on March 12, 1900. The file contains a former student response post card, a trade/position record card, returned student surveys, correspondence, a newspaper clipping, and a report after leaving indicating that after his time in Carlisle, Powless served in the Army during the Spanish-American war, married Lydia Wheelock, farmed in West DePere, Wisconsin and served as the Town Clerk of Oneida in 1917.

In school documentation Emanuel Powless' name is also spelled Emanuel Powlas, Emanuel Powlass, and Manuel Powlas.

Note: A family member has indicated that the correct spelling of this student's surname is Powless.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 22, folder 1033
Emanuel Powless Student File