Class of 1917: Student Files

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Sarah Monteith Student Information Card

Student information card of Sarah Monteith, a member of the Nez Perce Nation, who entered the school on September 24, 1902 and departed on May 29, 1917. The information card indicates that Monteith graduated in 1917. 

Note: This student is referred to as Sarah Montieth and Sarah Monteith.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Sarah Monteith Student File

Student file of Sarah Monteith, a member of the Nez Perce Nation, who entered the school on September 24, 1902, graduated in 1917, and ultimately departed on May 29, 1917. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, applications for enrollment, a photograph, medical/physical records, correspondence, a progress/conduct card, financial transactions, a former student response postcard, a trade/position record card, a federal financial aid form, and certificates of promotion. The file indicates that after graduating Monteith returned home to Kamiah, Idaho and married Harry Moffett, a member of the Nez Perce Nation.

Note: In this file the student is referred to as Sarah Celia Monteith, Sarah Monteith, Sarah Montieth, and Celia Monteith.  

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Maud Cook Student File

Student file of Maud Cook, a member of the Iroquois Nation, who entered the school on November 24, 1904, graduated in 1917, and ultimately departed on June 11, 1917. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file includes an application for enrollment, student information cards, a report after leaving, a medical/physical record, a progress/conduct card, a returned student survey, an outing evaluation, correspondence, financial transactions, a former student response postcard, an outing record, and a certificate of promotion. The file indicates that Cook worked as a houseworker and dressmaker in Hogansburg, New York in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Andrew Beechtree Student Information Card

Student information card of Andrew Beechtree, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on September 7, 1905 and departed on July 31, 1918. The card indicates that Beechtree had graduated in 1917 and had attended the Tomah Indian School in Tomah, Wisconsin in 1913. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Andrew Beechtree Student File

Student file of Andrew Beechtree, a member of the Oneida Nation, who entered the school on September 7, 1905 graduated in 1917, and ultimately departed on July, 30, 1918. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file includes student information cards, a trade/position record card, a returned student survey, correspondence, a financial transaction, certificates of promotion, a progress/conduct card, former student response postcards, a report after leaving, a federal financial aid form, and outing records. The file indicates that Beechtree studied carpentry, and went on outing with the Ford Motor Company.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Peter Tarbell (Tier Ska na quee ti) Student File

Student file of Peter Tarbell (Tier Ska na quee ti), a member of the Mohawk Nation, who entered the school on September 10, 1905, graduated in 1917, and ultimately departed on May 26, 1917. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, applications for enrollment, outing records, outing evaluations, a progress/conduct card, financial transactions, and correspondence. The file indicates Tarbell worked with the Ford Motor Company in 1916 and 1917 on the outing program and was a member of Company C, 16th Engineers in the U. S. Army American Expeditionary Forces in France in 1917.

Note: These documents were found in two separate folders at the U.S. National Archives: RG 75_Series 1327_box 15_folder 708 and RG 75_Series 1327_box 144_folder 5617.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Peter Tarbell Student Information Card

Student information card of Peter Tarbell, a member of the Mohawk Nation, who entered the school on September 10, 1905 and ultimately departed on June 7, 1915. The file indicates that Tarbell graduated in 1917 and served in the Army.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Eva Jones Student File

Student file of Eva Jones, a member or the Seneca Nation, who entered the school on September 2, 1906 and ultimately departed on September 4, 1917. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file includes outing records, outing evaluation, medical/physical records, correspondence, returned student surveys, student information cards, application for enrollments, a report after leaving, financial transactions, a federal financial aid form, and certificates of promotion. The file indicates that Jones graduated from the school in nursing, worked as a nurse assistant at the school's hospital for two years, and later studied at the German Hospital in Brooklyn, New York.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Eva Jones Student Information Card

Student information card of Eva Jones, a member of the Seneca Nation, who entered the school on September 2, 1906 and departed on August 31, 1918. The information card indicates that Jones graduated in 1917. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Henry Sutton Student File

Student file of Henry P. Sutton, a member of the Seneca Nation, who entered the school on September 8, 1906 and ultimately graduated in 1917, departing on June 1, 1917. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file includes applications for enrollment, student information cards, a returned student survey, a medical/physical record, a former student response postcard, letters/correspondence, a progress/conduct card, a report after leaving, and certificates of promotion. The file indicates that Sutton studied printing and that he went home to Conesus, New York upon graduating.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Amy Smith Student Information Card

Student information card of Amy Smith, a member of the Little Lake Nation, who entered the school on September 1, 1908 and departed on August 31, 1918. The file indicates Smith had graduated in 1917.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Amy Smith Student File

Student file of Amy Smith, a member of the Little Lake Nation, who entered the school on September 1, 1908, graduated in 1917, and departed on June 7, 1918. The file includes student information cards, applications for enrollment, financial transactions, correspondence, a progress/conduct card, certificates of promotion, outing records, and outing evaluations. The file indicates that Smith studied home economics.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Mamie Mt. Pleasant Student Information Card

Student information card of Mamie Mt. Pleasant, a member of the Tuscarora Nation, who entered the school on September 10, 1908 and ultimately departed on May 31, 1917. The information card indicates that Mt. Pleasant graduated in 1917.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Mamie Mt. Pleasant Student File

Student file of Mamie Mt. Pleasant, a member of the Tuscarora Nation, who entered the school on September 10, 1908, graduated in 1917, and ultimately departed on May 31, 1917. The student did not attend the school continuously but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, applications for enrollment, a physical record, outing records, outing evaluations, correspondence, a trade record card, and a conduct card from Moorestown High School. The files indicate that after graduating Mt. Pleasant returned home to Sanborn, New York. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Flora Peters Student Information Card

Student information card of Flora Peters, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1908 and departed on May 28, 1917. The information card indicates that Peters had graduated in 1917. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Flora Peters Student File

Student file of Flora Peters, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on September 16, 1908, graduated in 1917, and ultimately departed on May 24, 1917. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, applications for enrollment, a physical record, a conduct card, correspondence, outing evaluations, certificates of promotion, financial transactions, certificates of promotion, and an outing record. The files indicate Peters studied home economics, sewing in particular, and after leaving Carlisle began working as an assistant matron at the Pine Ridge Boarding School located in South Dakota.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Lyman Madison Student Information Card

Student information card of Lyman Madison, a member of the Mashpee Nation, who entered the school on December 29, 1909 and ultimately departed on May 6, 1918. The information card indicates that Madison graduated in 1917, studied painting, and was living in Fall River, Massachusetts in 1914. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Lyman Madison Student File

Student file of Lyman Madison, a member of the Mashpee Nation, who entered the school on December 29, 1909, graduated in 1917 and ultimately departed on May 6, 1918. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains a student information card, an application for enrollment, correspondence, a returned student survey, a former student response postcard, a conduct card, trade record cards, financial transactions, an outing record, a report after leaving, and certificates of promotion. The files indicate that Madison studied painting while at Carlisle, and worked for the Ford Motor Company in Detroit, Michigan after leaving.

Note: One of Lyman Madison's documents was originally found in the folder of another student; Isaac Cook, NARA_RG 75_Series 1327_box 75_folder 3644.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Mary Welch Student File

Student file of Mary Welch, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 29, 1910, graduated in 1917, and departed on August 16, 1917. The file includes student information cards, correspondence, financial transactions, a medical/physical record, outing evaluations, certificates of promotion, a federal financial aid form, financial transactions, and outing records. The file indicates that Welch began working as a seamstress at the Klamath School in Oregon in 1917.

Note: A document of Mary Welch's was originally found in the folder of another student; Wilson Wyly, NARA_RG 75_Series 1327_box 144_folder 5609.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Mary Welch Student Information Card

Student information card of Mary Welch, a member of the Cherokee Nation, who entered the school on April 29, 1910. The file indicates that Welch graduated in 1917.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Addie Hovermale Student Information Card

Student information card of Addie Hovermale (here Hoovermalle), a member of the Assinaboine Nation, who entered the school on August 30, 1910 and departed on August 31, 1918. The card indicates that Hovermalle was a member of the Class of 1917 and worked at the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Addie Hovermale Student File

Student file of Addie Hovermale, a member of the Assiniboine Nation, who entered the school on August 30, 1910, and ultimately graduated in 1917, departing on September 4, 1917. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, applications for enrollment, certificates of promotion, letters/correspondence, a physical record, a conduct card, a former student response postcard, an outing evaluation, and financial transactions. She graduated on May 24, 1917 and began training as a nurse at the Episcopal Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

George Merrill Student Information Card

Student information card of George Merrill, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on September 8, 1910 and departed on April 8, 1918. The information card indicates that Merrill graduated in 1917, completed the automotive training course at Ford, and married Jane Gayton. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

George Merrill Student File

Student file of George Merrill, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on September 8, 1910, graduated in 1917, and ultimately departed on April 8, 1918. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file includes student information cards, an application for enrollment, medical/physical records, a trade/position record card, certificates of promotion, a progress/conduct card, correspondence, outing records, outing evaluations, financial transactions, a trade/position record card, certificates of promotion, a federal financial aid form, and a returned student survey. The file indicates that Merrill completed a course at Ford Motor Company in April 1918.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Alta Printup Student File

Student file of Alta Printup, a member of the Tuscarora Nation, who entered the school on April 4, 1911, graduated in 1917, and ultimately departed on July 22, 1917. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, newspaper clippings, an application for enrollment, a physical record, a federal financial aid form, correspondence, a conduct card, outing evaluations, financial transactions, an outing record, certificates of promotion, and a report after leaving indicating that after graduating Printup attended the Philadelphia School for Christian Workers.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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