Briggs, Phineas: Student Files

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John Washa (Tomahawk) Student File

Student file of John Washa (also known as John Washee and Tomahawk), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on October 27, 1879, and departed on July 1, 1882.  The file contains a student information card, a newspaper clipping, correspondence, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving that indicates that in 1910 he was farming in Clinton, Oklahoma.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

John Shields Student File

Student file of John Shields, a member of the Pueblo Nation, who entered the school on July 31, 1880, and departed on September 18, 1883. The file contains a student information card, a report after leaving, and a returned student survey indicating that Shields was working as a farmer and stock raiser in Algodones, New Mexico in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Carl Matches (Finger) Student Information Card

Student information card of Carl Matches (Finger), a member of the Cheyenne Nation, who entered the school on February 3, 1881 and departed on June 22, 1886.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Hartley Ridge Bear Student File

Student file of J. Hartley Ridge Bear, a member of the Arapaho Nation, who entered the school on August 31, 1882 and departed on March 23, 1888. The file contains a student information card, a former student response postcard, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating that in 1913 Ridge Bear was farming in Canton, Oklahoma. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Fred Big Horse (Big Horse) Student File

Student file of Fred Big Horse (Big Horse), a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on November 14, 1883 and ultimately graduated in 1893 and departed on March 6, 1893. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, correspondence, a returned student survey, a former student response postcard, a newspaper clipping, and a report after leaving indicating that in 1913 Big Horse was farming in Cutmeat, South Dakota. 

Note: This student is also referred to as Frederick Martin Big Horse and Frederick Bighorse.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Gilbert Pusher (The Pusher) Student File

Student file of Gilbert Pusher (The Pusher), a member of the Apache Nation, who entered the school on February 2, 1884 and departed on October 8, 1893. The file contains a student information card, a report after leaving, and a returned student survey that indicates Pusher was living in San Carlos, Arizona in 1910 and working as a laborer in Camp Verde, Arizona in 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Tawkieh Heotyi Student File

Student file of Tawkieh Heotyi a member of the Queres Nation, who entered the school August 24, 1884 and departed July 8, 1889. The file contains a returned student survey, a student information card, and a report after leaving which indicates that Johnson was working as a farmer in Laguna, New Mexico in 1910.

Note: This student was also known as Hugh Johnson. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Joseph Sheehan Student File

Student file of Joseph Sheehan, a member of the Alaskan Nation, who entered the school on August 21, 1899, and departed on July 12, 1907. The file contains student information cards, letters/correspondence, news clippings, a returned student survey, a photo postcard, former student response postcards, a pamphlet for the YMCA of Frederick, Maryland, and a report after leaving indicating that, in 1914, Sheehan was working as clerk in Baltimore, Maryland.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Ephriam Alexander Student Information Card

Student information card of Ephriam Alexander, a member of the Alaskan (Eskimo) Nation, who entered the school on August 28, 1902 and died on August 11, 1905 while attending the school.

Note: School administrative documents such as this one consistently use the spelling "Ephriam," but his name is spelled "Ephraim" in several articles in the school newspapers.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Andrew Hayes Student File

Student file of Andrew Hayes, a member of the Nez Perce Nation, who entered the school on February 10, 1903, and departed on June 30, 1907. The file contains a student information card, a news clipping about Hayes' trip to Europe, correspondence, and a returned student survey indicating that Hayes was working as a farmer and rancher in Kamiah, Idaho in 1912.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration