Goliath Bigjim (James B. Driver) Student File

Student file of Goliath Bigjim, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee who entered the school on June 10, 1894 and ultimately departed on August 19, 1903. The file contains letters/correspondence, photographs, a newspaper clipping, a trade/position record card, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Bigjim was on the track and field team at Carlisle in 1900, 1901, 1902, and 1903, owned a bakery in Derry Church, Pennsylvania (Hershey, Pennsylvania) in 1910, was living in Derry Church, Pennsylvania in 1912, and continued to own his own bakery in Hershey, Pennsylvania in 1914.

In school documentation Goliath Bigjim is also known as Gillowich, James Driver, James B. Driver, and J. B. Driver. 


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National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Series 1327, box 5, folder 229
Goliath Bigjim (James B. Driver) Student File