1891: Student Files

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Timothy Henry Student File

Student file of Timothy Henry, a member of the Tuscarora Nation, who entered the school on January 31, 1891, graduated in 1896, and ultimately departed on June 11, 1897. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, returned student surveys, a letter/correspondence, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Henry was a farmer in Lewiston, New York in 1907 and 1911.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Timothy Henry Student Information Card

Student information card of Timothy Henry, a member of the Tuscarora Nation, who entered the school on January 31, 1891 and departed on June 11, 1897. The information card indicates that Henry had graduated in 1896, married Nellie Johnson, and was living in Lewiston, New York in 1913. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Joseph Gordon Student Information Card

Student information card of Joseph Gordon, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 5, 1891 and departed on July 4, 1893.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Charles Porter (Ka-do-we-ze) Student File

Student file of Charles Porter, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 5, 1891 and departed on July 2, 1891. The file contains a student information card, a trade/position card, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Porter was living in Mission, Wisconsin in 1910.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Elizabeth Greeley Student Information Card

Student information card of Elizabeth Greeley, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 5, 1891 and departed on July 6, 1898.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Melinda Porter Student File

Student file of Melinda Porter, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 5, 1891, and departed on July 5, 1898. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, a former student response postcard, and a report after leaving indicating porter had worked as a housekeeper in Duane, Minnesota before becoming a housewife in 1913. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Ella La Rush Student File

Student file of Ella La Rush, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 5, 1891, and departed on July 25, 1892. The file contains student information cards and a report after leaving indicating La Rush was a housewife living in Reserve, Wisconsin in 1910. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

John Lonestar (Ke-ua-ge-zi-que-ba) Student File

Student file of John Lonestar (Ke-ua-ge-zi-que-ba), a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 5, 1891 and ultimately departed on September 30, 1895. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, a returned student survey, letters/correspondence, a photograph, former student response postcards, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Lonestar was living in Shell Lake, Wisconsin in 1909, a storekeeper in Shell Lake, Wisconsin in 1910, and as a painter and decorator in Shell Lake, Wisconsin in 1913 and 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Miles Gordon Student Information Card

Student information card of Miles Gordon, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 5, 1891 and departed on July 4, 1893. The file indicates Gordon was living in Hayward, Wisconsin in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

William Isham (Kawage) Student File

Student file of William Isham, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 5, 1891, and departed on July 29, 1892.  The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving indicating that Isham was working in the Indian Service in Reserve, Wisconsin, in 1910.  The documents also indicate that Isham married Luzena Tibbete, a teacher at the Carlisle Indian School.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Miles Gordon (Ta-bog-an) Student File

Student file of Miles Gordon, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 5, 1891, and departed on July 4, 1893.  The file contains a student information card, a former student response postcard, correspondence, a position card, a returned student survey, and a report after leaving indicating that Gordon was working as a laborer in Hayward, Wisconsin in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Joseph Gordon (Pe-ne) Student File

Student file of Joseph Gordon, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 5, 1891, and departed on July 4, 1893.  The file contains a student information card and a report after leaving indicating that in 1910 Gordon was serving as a laborer in Hayward, Wisconsin.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Elizabeth Greeley Student File

Student file of Elizabeth Greeley, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 5, 1891, and departed on July 6, 1898. The file contains student information cards, and a report after leaving indicating Greeley was a housewife living in Odanah, Wisconsin in 1910. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

John Lonestar Student Information Card

Student information card of John Lonestar, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 5, 1891 and departed on September 30, 1895. The file indicates Lonestar was living in Shell Lake, Wisconsin in 1913 and 1915.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Charles Porter Student Information Card

Student information card of Charles Porter, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 5, 1891 and departed on July 2, 1891.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Margaret La Rush Student Information Card

Student information card of Margaret La Rush, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 5, 1891 and departed on July 25, 1892.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Melinda Porter Student Information Card

Student information card of Melinda Porter, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 5, 1891 and departed on July 5, 1898. The file indicates Porter as married and living in Duane, Minnesota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Margaret La Rush Student Information Card

Student information card of Margaret La Rush, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 5, 1891 and departed on July 25, 1892.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

William Isham Student Information Card

Student information card of William Isham, a member of the Chippewa Nation, who entered the school on February 5, 1891 and departed on July 29, 1892. The file indicates Isham was living in Bena, Minnesota in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Moses Patterson Student File

Student file of Moses Patterson, a member of the Tuscarora Nation, who entered the school on February 13, 1891, and departed on September 19, 1895. The file contains a student information card, returned student surveys, letters and correspondence, a newspaper clipping, former student response postcards, and a report after leaving indicating that in 1910 Patterson was working as a farmer in Lewiston, New York before working in concrete construction in 1913. 

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Moses Patterson Student Information Card

Student information card of Moses Patterson, a member of the Tuscarora Nation, who entered the school on February 13, 1891 and departed on September 19, 1895. The file indicates Patterson was living in Lewiston, New York in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Homer Patterson Student File

Student file of Homer Patterson, a member of the Tuscarora Nation, who entered the school on February 13, 1891 and ultimately departed on July 5, 1897. The student did not attend the school continuously, but left and reentered. The file contains student information cards, newspaper clippings, a trade/position record card, a returned student survey, letters/correspondence, and a report after leaving. The file indicates Patterson was a carpenter in Lewiston, New York in 1909 and 1913 and living in Lewiston, New York in 1916 and 1918.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Homer Patterson Student Information Card

Student information card of Homer Patterson, a member of the Tuscarora Nation, who entered the school on February 13, 1891 and departed on July 5, 1897. The file indicates Patterson was living in Lewiston, New York in 1913.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Fannie Charging Shield Student Information Card

Student information card of Fannie Charging Shield, a member of the Sioux Nation, who entered the school on February 19, 1891 and died on March 7, 1892. Charging Shield was buried in the cemetery on the school grounds.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

Peter Dillon Student File

Student file of Peter Dillon, a member of the Sioux nation, who entered the school on February 19, 1891 and departed on July 2, 1897. The file contains a student information card, a returned student survey, a trade/position record card, and a report after leaving. The documents indicate that he was married to Emily S. Bear and living in Lacreek, South Dakota, while raising stock and clerking in 1912.

Repository: National Archives and Records Administration

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