Joseph Washington Student File

Student file of Joseph Washington, a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee, who entered the school on April 5, 1898 and departed on June 22, 1904. The file contains a student information card, correspondence, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Washington was a soldier in the U.S. Army, a police officer at the Cherokee Indian School in Cherokee, North Carolina in 1911 and a disciplinarian in Cherokee, North Carolina in 1915.

In school documentation Joseph Washington is also known as Joseph C. Washington.

Note: Washington married fellow student Stella Blythe.


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RG 75, Series 1327, box 7, folder 281
Joseph Washington Student File